Projects

Forms and Dynamics of Global Governance

Indirect Governance Beyond Principal-agent Theory

The projects of this research area investigate patterns and dynamics of global governance. The aim is to identify conditions of success and failure. The approach is interdisciplinary combining perspectives from economics, political science and public administration.

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The Transformation of Global Governance

The Transformation of Global Governance Project is a horizontal initiative at the European University Institute, a joint endeavour of the School of Transnational Governance and the Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa Chair in European Economic and Monetary Integration at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies.

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Global Economics: Trade, Investment and Development

RESPECT – Realising Europe’s soft power in external cooperation and trade

RESPECT is a project funded by the European Commission under HORIZON 2020 for the period 2018-2021. Its overarching goal is to identify options and opportunities for better realising the EU’s soft power in achieving the external policy goals set by the Lisbon Treaty and the EU’s trade and development strategy.

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Revitalizing Multilateral Governance at the WTO 2.0

Following the Report of the High-Level Group of Experts on the Future of Global Trade Governance, the second stage of this project supported by the Bertelsmann Stiftung focuses on key areas of policy conflict such as subsidies and dispute settlement and on improving WTO working practices.

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Policy Research and Advisory Activities

An active programme of advisory activities and applied research that is centred on issues that are relevant for developing countries such as tailor-made training, both on the EUI premises and in other locations, and advisory work for international organisations and development agencies

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Trade Facilitation and Rules of Origin

This project, a joint venture with UNCTAD, focuses on developing tools and research to understand the extent of differences in product specific rules of origin across countries and trade agreements

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Voluntary Sustainability Standards

This projects reflects on the phenomenon of private transnational governance and in particular on Voluntary Sustainability Standards and their role for trade and sustainable development

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Trade Policy Research Network

The Network includes a number of projects such as the ‘Trade Policy Modelling Forum’, a consortium of modellers and their institutions and research on policy dimensions of supply chain trade and firm- and industry-level strategies in a Global Value Chain world

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WTO case law project

The project, started in 2001 with financial support from the American Law Institute, brings together lawyers and economists who jointly assess the previous years WTO Case Law at an annual conference hosted by the Global Governance Programme, EUI

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Europe in the World: International Relations, International Security, World Politics

EU-LISTCO

EU-LISTCO investigates the challenges posed to European foreign policy by identifying risks connected to areas of limited statehood and contested orders.

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EU’s Global Engagement

The EU’s Global Engagement database provides a comprehensive overview of EU military operations and civilian missions under the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP).

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The History of EC Foreign Relations

This research project provides a comprehensive review and analysis of the European Community’s (EC’s) external relations during the Cold War

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Divided We Stand: Europe’s New Ways of Projecting Power and Influence in 21st Century World Politics

This research project examines the nearly 40 military operations and civilian missions launched by the EU under the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) banner

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Cultural Pluralism

BRaVE: Building Resilience against Violent Extremism and Polarisation

GBRaVE is an EU-funded research project researching the impact of, and means of responding to, extremism in seven different European countries.

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GREASE: Radicalisation, Secularism and the Governance of Religion: Bringing together European and Asian Perspectives

GREASE is looking at how religious diversity is governed in a broad range of cultures, comparing relevant norms, laws and practices, emphasising insights for countering radicalisation trends.

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SIRIUS – Skills and Integration of Migrants, Refugees and Asylum Applicants in European Labour Markets

Despite the polarisation in public and policy debates generated by the post-2014 fluxes of refugees, asylum applicants and migrants, European countries need to work out an evidence-based way to deal with migration and asylum rather than a prejudice-based one.

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PASTRES – Pastoralism, Uncertainty & Resilience

PASTRES (Pastoralism, Uncertainty and Resilience: Global Lessons from the Margins) is a research project which aims to learn from the ways that pastoralists respond to uncertainty, applying such ‘lessons from the margins’ to global challenges.

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DEFEND

DEFEND is an international partnership of academic, industrial and governmental organisations working together to tackle the emergence of African swine fever and lumpy skin disease in European livestock.

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MONITOR – Global Intelligence on Racism

A monthly magazine and portal acting as a channel to bring the most innovative research on racism around the world to global civil society and policy communities

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Global Elite Migration Of Opera Singers And Ballet Dancers (GEM)

GEM is a comparative, ethnographic, multi-method study of three intersecting elite migration streams from non-EU Eastern Europe, China and Cuba to EU Member States, United States, Canada and Australia. The project seeks to analyse the interaction between the ‘global elite’ migrant and his/her network as well as between globalisation and nationalism.

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Global Citizenship

EU-CITZEN

Academic Network to perform research services on issues pertaining to Citizenship of the Union rights and related policies.

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Global Citizenship Governance

Governing global migration is one of the most pressing issues of our time. With more than 250 million international immigrants, the question of how citizenship should be distributed has become a controversial issue, morally and politically.

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GlobalStat

GlobalStat

GlobalStat is a database that aims to meet the need for publicly available information on our globalised world and globalising societies to support evidence-based analysis and informed decision-making.

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TRIGGER

The TRIGGER project aims to generate knowledge on the EU’s actorness, effectiveness and influence in global governance. It will develop new ways to harness the potential of public engagement and participatory foresight in complex governance decisions, thereby also tackling emerging trends such as nationalism, regionalism and protectionism.

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On The Political Economy Of Measuring State Capacity And Governance: Mapping Transnational Approaches And Their Production

Given the immediate relevance of ‘good’ governance to the Post-2015 Development Agenda, the project maps the political economy of governance and state capacity measures by systematically analysing who rates state capacity and governance where, how, what for, and by whom it is funded

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