Global Governance

Explores the impact of international institutions and miltilateral processes on economic development, peace and security, human rights, and the preservation of the environment.

Articles from Vol. 8, No. 3, July-September

China's International Socialization: The Role of International Organizations
The many questions surrounding China's entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO) and its potential compliance with WTO rules direct scholarly attention toward the record of its compliance with the norms, rules, and treaties of other international...
Civil Society and Democracy in Global Governance
Civil society" has moved center stage in current discussions of globalization. And well it might do after the recent high-profile events of Seattle, Davos, Washington, Melbourne, Prague, Porto Alegre, Quebec, and Genoa. Many observers are asking,...
Governance for Sound Chemicals Management: The Need for a More Comprehensive Global Strategy
The upcoming United Nations World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD), in Johannesburg, August-September 2002, will be an important occasion to assess global progress in dealing with environment and development issues and to determine future...
Is There a Democratic Norm in the Americas? an Analysis of the Organization of American States
The preamble of the Organization of American States (OAS) Charter is explicit about a commitment to representative democracy as "an indispensable condition for the stability, peace and development of the region." (1) However, in the four decades...
Learning from Doha: A Civil Society Perspective from the South. (Global Insights)
The fate of the Fourth Ministerial of the World Trade Organization (WTO), held in Doha, Qatar, in November 2001, hung in the balance until literally the last minute. Shortly after the adoption of the ministerial declaration,' WTO director general...
Siting Indiscriminacy: India and the Global Movement to Ban Landmines
In the mid-1990s, a unique confluence of activists, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and governments, unprecedented in the history of arms control, took shape as an international movement to ban antipersonnel (AP) landmines. Widely hailed as...
The Failure of International Humanitarian Action in Afghanistan. (Global Insights)
In adapting to the challenges of the. 200 1-2002 war against terrorism in Afghanistan, the international humanitarian system has experienced an identity crisis. (1) Humanitarian principles clash with organizational considerations. A conventional...
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