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.
Are international organizations simply a way to atone for human suffering, or is their symbolic role crucial for global governance?
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.