In this case, the ECJ explicitly refers to EU law as being international law and at the same time forming an internal legal system. What does this mean, and are there consequences for the interactions between legal regimes?
Why we need to talk about global governance
Critical, profound engagement with global governance is today more necessary than ever. With this blog, we want to open a forum for exchange of views, ideas and information on…
Tracing the effects of IO financing reforms
Last April Cecilia Cannon was among the many Graduate Institute professors and researchers who went to San Francisco to contribute to the 2018 Annual Convention of the…
How to Uphold Multilateralism and Defy Protectionism: Listen More to Developing Economies
Global governance bodies must be inclusive and bring in the voices from developing economies, which are practitioners of open and rule based trade relations.
God, the UN, and the myths of global governance
Are international organizations simply a way to atone for human suffering, or is their symbolic role crucial for global governance?
The Workings of ‘Soft’ Governance in Crisis: Ambiguities of the State in DR Congo
Repopulating ‘international’ conceptualizations and practices of governance with the experiences of ‘real people’ allows us to identify the multiple sites of stability,…
The State Monopoly on the Legitimate use of Force (SMLF) implies that states alone have the right to use, or authorize the use of, force. Examples of the responsibilization of the market suggest this is only an ideal type.
Humanitarian action succeeds in ‘an ecosystem where we work together to help others’ as Prof. Michael Barnett noted in the introduction of his presentation on the…
While WIPO is unique in its governance structure and financing model, the organisation is not unique to the calls for reform that affect other international organisations.