By Sapna Reheem Shaila – International experts must rely on diverse strategies to legitimise their expert knowledge and its application in particular settings. I make a case as to why we need to pay more attention to such legitimation strategies undertaken by experts in local contexts and how and whether these strategies enable the pursuits of global governance and democratic governance.
By Nina Reiners – What happens if the independence and expertise of UN human rights treaty bodies is threatened by its own members?
By Annabelle Littoz-Monnet – How can we think about the legitimacy of science without making claims to its impartiality?
By Peter M. Haas – In the face of post-truth challenges, how can the political authority of science in world politics be defended?