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Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies

Research Institute

Lifecycle:1 Apr 2007 →  Today
Organisation profile:

The Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies promotes pioneering projects in law, economics and political science and actively initiates and encourages interdisciplinary, cross-cutting research initiatives in pursuit of solutions to real world problems. The cross-cutting initiatives are thematic projects around which University researchers join forces across disciplines to forge responses to complex global challenges. The cross-cutting initiatives address critical issues in relation to globalization, governance processes and multilateralism, with a particular focus on the following areas, taking the many cross-cutting issues into account:

  1. the European Union and global governance
  2. Human rights, democracy and rule of law
  3. Trade and sustainable development
  4. Peace and security
  5. Emerging powers
  6. Federalism and multi-level governance
  7. Global commons and outer space
  8. Non-state actors
Disciplines:Law, Multilevel governance, International and compartive politics