2013 Report

The Challenges of Inclusive Multilateralism

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GG10 Report 2013

The world is in transition from unipolarity to polycentrism with a greater multiplicity of actors, from states to civil society organisations, private actors, networks, and regional cooperation groups, playing an important role in shaping the future of citizens around the world. A global middle class is demanding a more effective multilateral system to deal with a number of perceived global challenges but in a polycentric world there are both opportunities for greater effectiveness and a danger of fragmentation. The objective of this Report is to start a process of monitoring the adaptation of international institutions to the new realities of power. To do so, the Report looks at how global governance institutions are responding to global challenges, in particular those of political participation and of development with dignity in a context of climate change and scarcity. The Report places the citizens and their aspirations at the heart of the analysis and it is with this perspective that we monitor the challenges of security with emphasis on the application of the principle of responsibility to protect.

The major ambition of this Report is to contribute to a more effective and inclusive multilateral system, and this ambition is reflected in the composition of the group…Download full report (PDF)

 

“Recognize Hamas as a valid interlocutor” – New Article by Álvaro Vasconcelos

Álvaro Vasconcelos, GG10 Steering Committee Coordinator and Director of Projects with the Arab Reform Initiative (ARI), has just published a new article in Lebanon’s Daily Star: ‘Recognize Hamas as a valid interlocutor’. Mr. Vasconcelos describes how, with time running out

Europe: A Democratic Emergency – by Álvaro Vasconcelos

A spectre looms over Europe: the spectre of citizens. The Union cannot be built without Europeans, like a kind of avant-garde autism. The temptation to build a Union against Europeans will lead to its disintegration, increasing the risk of returning

“The Legacy of the Portuguese Revolution: 40 Years Later” – New Article by Álvaro Vasconcelos

Álvaro Vasconcelos, GG10 Steering Committee Coordinator and Director of Projects with the Arab Reform Initiative (ARI), has just published a new article in Publico: ‘The Legacy of the Portuguese Revolution: 40 Years Later’. Mr. Vasconcelos describes how 40 years after the

Updated Armed Conflict component of the Global Governance Monitor

The International Institutions and Global Governance Program at the Council on Foreign Relations, directed by GG10 member Patrick Stewart, has launched an update to the Armed Conflict component of the Global Governance Monitor (GGM) with exciting new interactive technology. The

Launch of new book by Mario Telo “Globalization, Multilateralism, Europe: towards a better global governance?”

Mario Telò, GG10 member and Vice President of the Institute for European Studies at Université libre de Bruxelles has just published his latest work, “Globalization, Multilateralism, Europe: towards a better global governance?” The book launch will be held on 27 February

21 February book launch: ‘La vague démocratique arabe – l’Europe et la question islamiste’

Alvaro Vasconcelos, Steering Committee Coordinator of the GG10, will be launching his new book, La vague démocratique arabe – l’Europe et la question islamiste, on 21 February at the Institut de Recherche et d’Etudes Méditerranée et Moyen Orient (IReMMO) in

Five Wishes for 2014 – by Álvaro de Vasconcelos

Dear Friends, At the end of 2012, I shared five major wishes for 2013: that we would have more and better Europe, with more unity and, above all, solidarity; that we would soon be commemorating the fall of the Assad

“The Unruled World – The Case for Good Enough Global Governance” – Stewart Patrick in Foreign Affairs

Stewart Patrick, GG10 member and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program at the Council on Foreign Relations, has published a new article in the Jan/Feb 2014 issue of Foreign Affairs. He writes that “international cooperation is increasingly

Inclusive Multilateralism and Global Governance Challenges – Indonesian meetings

Makarim Wibisono, GG10 member and Executive Director of the ASEAN Foundation, hosted several GG10 members for a series of meetings with leading security and foreign policy experts in Jakarta last month. The first event was jointly organised by the Indonesian Council

“Portugal: o destino da Europa?” – New Opinion Piece by Álvaro Vasconcelos

Álvaro Vasconcelos, GG10 Steering Committee Coordinator and Director of Projects with the Arab Reform Initiative (ARI), has just published a new opinion piece in Publico: ‘Portugal: o destino da Europa?’ Mr. Vasconcelos calls on citizens and leaders to contribute to

    GG10 Members

    mb_smallMathew Burrows
    Counselor to the National Intelligence Council (NIC)

    wbw_smallWilliam Burke-White
    Deputy Dean and Professor of Law at University of Pennsylvania Law School

    ae_smallAtila Eralp
    Director, International Policy Reseach Institute at Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey
    gf_smallGelson Fonseca
    Former Brazilian Ambassador to the United Nations

    rk_smallRadha Kumar
    Director, Peace and Conflict Programme, Delhi Policy Group

    Marina V. Larionova
    Head of NU-HSE International organizations research institute

    cl_smallCarlos Lopes
    Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

    lp_smallLuis Peral
    Chief Analyst Comprehensive Crisis and Operations Management Center, NATO

    mag_smallMarco Aurelio Garcia
    Foreign Policy Advisor to the Brazilian President

    sp_smallStewart Patrick
    Director of International Institutions and Global Governance at the Council of Foreign Relations

    mjr_smallMaria João Rodrigues
    Professor of European Economic Policies, Institute for European Studies, Univ. libre de Bruxelles

    mt_smallMario Telò
    Vice President, Institute for European Studies, Université libre de Bruxelles

    advÁlvaro de Vasconcelos
    Coordinator, GG10 Steering Committee, former Director, EU Institute for Security Studies
    mwvMakarim Wibisono
    Executive Director of the ASEAN Foundation in Jakarta

    hj_smallHoda-Youssef
    Economic analyst 
    European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
    zl_smallZhu Liqun
    Vice President, China Foreign Affairs University