By Miia Halme-Tuomisaari – How can we understand the continued importance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in today’s world?
We organize and attend a wide range of events in International Geneva and beyond. Here we highlight upcoming events and share what we’ve learned from those that have passed.
By Velibor Jakovleski – With declining hegemony and increasing uncertainty, what are the prospects for governing global finance.
By Stephanie Hofmann – In a world seemingly in flux, who and what is providing order to international relationships?
By Ezgi Yildiz – How can we study legal change globally? A focus on the depth and pace of change could reveal important patterns.
By Francesco Corradini & Lucy Lu Reimers – New tools are required to understand the complex normative interactions through which the global legal order is being constructed.
By Grégoire Mallard –
With voters increasingly dissatisfied with their political leaders and institutions, it’s time to re-think national elections.
By Velibor Jakovleski – 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.
By Velibor Jakovleski – Are international organizations simply a way to atone for human suffering, or is their symbolic role crucial for global governance?
By Clarissa Brack Burdeu – Humanitarian action succeeds in ‘an ecosystem where we work together to help others’ as Prof. Michael Barnett noted in the introduction of his presentation.
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.