Affiliated projects

  • Norms of Global Governance Initiative (NGGI)

    NGGI aims at identifying normative discourses that are fundamental to global environmental governance, to map areas of consensus and disagreement, and to contribute to progressive development of global environmental norms.

  • LUCID - Lund University Centre of Excellence for Integration of Social and Natural Dimensions of Sustainability

    LUCID aims at creating completely new and unique synergies across natural and social sciences in order to develop new integrated theories and methods for addressing complex sustainability issues.

  • 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.

  • COMPON - Comparing Climate Change Policy Networks

    Comparing Climate Change Policy Networks (Compon) is an international research project on the factors that determine the capacity and success of nations in reducing their greenhouse gas emissions and thereby helping to mitigate global climate change.

  • 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.