In a globalised world the importance and relevance of civil society organisations is becoming ever more evident. How and on what terms does the EU include CSOs in foreign policy decision-making?
The GLOBUS art installation does not provide definite answers, but provokes a set of questions related both to everyday life and larger global justice challenges, says artist Marie Brett.
Gender has moved to the top of many governments’ and international organisations’ agendas. What role does gender play in diplomacy and foreign policy and how can gender equality and parity be achieved in these fields? Academics and policy practitioners discussed these questions at a GLOBUS roundtable in Dublin on 29 November 2018.
University College Dublin hosted a workshop on gender justice and the EU’s external policies on 29-30 November 2018, analysing the gender dimensions within all the issue areas covered in the GLOBUS project: climate change, trade and development, migration, and security and conflict.
GLOBUS researcher Johanne D. Saltnes was interviewed by the University of Oslo's research magazine Apollon (in Norwegian) on EU development aid.
GLOBUS researcher Solveig Aamodt has written a commentary in the Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten (in Norwegian) about the newly elected Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro and the consequences of his policies on climate change.
Shipbreaking today is a global practice that involves pollution, uprooting of coastal vegetation, and dangerous working conditions. Ingvild Jenssen, Director and founder of NGO Shipbreaking Platform argues that binding and effective regulations is the only sustainable solution to the problem.
International human rights standards can be a crucial tool for strengthening state sovereignty rather than limiting it, argues Cristina Lafont, Professor at Northwestern University.
What role should NGOs play in the EU's foreign policy? The potential tension between co-optation and cooperation in NGO relations with the EU was one of the main themes discussed by Nathalie Tocci and Helene Sjursen on the second GLOBUS policy dialogue in Brussels 29 May.
How do civil society organisations assess the work the European Union does outside its own borders? And how do these organisations themselves work with the EU?
Professor Michael Zürn from the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB) presented the main findings from his newly published book on the current crisis of global governance at the University of Oslo.
The EU’s approach to crisis management is characterised by a prioritisation of state consent and neutrality rather than engaging in conflict resolution and giving local stakeholders a voice, argues Ben Tonra.
GLOBUS partner Wits University hosted the heads of GLOBUS' research groups for a week-long visit in February 2018.
GLOBUS researcher Alexa Zellentin (UCD) gave an extensive interview to the Irish Times on 30 January 2018, where she argues that there's a need to bring duties back into the debate on human rights.
The GLOBUS partner O.P. Jindal Global University hosted GLOBUS researchers for a week-long visit in November 2017.
GLOBUS researcher Nikola Tomić was interviewed by the Serbian news agency TANJUG at the recent Belgrade Security Forum.
The European Commission calls GLOBUS an early success story in its interim evaluation of the Horizon 2020 programme.
A workshop of the GLOBUS research area of Trade, Development and Global Justice was held in Johannesburg on 30 May to 1 June 2017.
On 11 and 12 May, a workshop on climate change and global justice was staged in Tübingen.
GLOBUS researchers gathered in Oslo on 19 and 20 January 2017 to discuss how to make sense of the EU’s contribution – if any – to a rightful world order.
In an interview (in Norwegian) with the research and higher education magazine Khrono, GLOBUS Scientific Coordinator Helene Sjursen shares some thoughts on coordination of a Horizon 2020 proposal, as well as on GLOBUS' research objectives and ambitions.
In an interview with UCD Today, the university magazine of University College Dublin, Ben Tonra tells of his hopes and ambitions for the GLOBUS project.
Since its inception the European Union has proclaimed an ambition to promote justice at the global level. But what precisely is the EU’s contribution to global justice? What could a just foreign policy look like? And do the EU and other major actors in the international system (particularly, Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) perceive of global justice differently? These were among the questions discussed at the GLOBUS kick-off conference.