Affiliated projects

  • INOGOV - Innovations in Climate Governance

    INOGOV is an international network of excellence dedicated to understanding policy and governance innovation for climate change. With 27 countries currently signed, it draws together scholars and practitioners who focus on particular aspects of climate change policy and governance innovation, namely their: ‘sources’; ‘diffusion’; and ‘effects’.

  • Environmental Governance in the Intermountain West: A study group of the Environmental Governance Working Group

    This initiative focuses on environmental governance issues in the areas of water and forests in the Intermountain West (IMW) region of the US (Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Wyoming, Montana and Idaho), using the Earth System Governance research framework.

  • CROWD_USG: Crowdsourcing Urban Sustainability Governance

    The project explores the potential of crowdsourcing to advance innovative urban sustainability governance models. Research hypothesis are tested against evidences collected through investigation on the city of Ghent. Actor-Network Theory framework and Scenario Building analysis are adopted for investigating social, political and economic development determined by the introduction of crowdsourcing processes.

  • Behind the Scenes: Mapping the Role of Treaty Secretariats in International Environmental Policy-Making

    “Behind the Scenes: Mapping the Role of Treaty Secretariats in International Environmental Policy-Making” (ENVIPA) explores how and to what extent international public administrations (IPAs) interact with political and non-political actors of various levels during and in-between major international conferences. The project seeks to identify to what extent and under which conditions convention secretariats can act as partially autonomous actors.