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Published May 23, 2019 3:29 PM

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? 

Marie Brett
Published Apr. 25, 2019 10:01 AM

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.

Margot Wallström
Published Feb. 25, 2019 12:11 PM

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. 

Published Jan. 22, 2019 2:21 PM

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.

Published Jan. 14, 2019 4:24 PM

GLOBUS researcher Johanne D. Saltnes was interviewed by the University of Oslo's research magazine Apollon (in Norwegian) on EU development aid. 

Published Oct. 30, 2018 11:26 AM

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. 

Published Sep. 3, 2018 12:04 PM

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.

Published June 27, 2018 11:09 AM

International human rights standards can be a crucial tool for strengthening state sovereignty rather than limiting it, argues Cristina Lafont, Professor at Northwestern University.

Published June 11, 2018 2:22 PM

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.

Published June 11, 2018 11:51 AM

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?

Zürn
Published May 3, 2018 10:23 AM

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.

Published Mar. 23, 2018 11:09 AM

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.

Mandela's statue, Pretoria
Published Mar. 23, 2018 10:30 AM

GLOBUS partner Wits University hosted the heads of GLOBUS' research groups for a week-long visit in February 2018.

Published Feb. 6, 2018 10:51 AM

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.  

GLOBUS RIS visit
Published Nov. 25, 2017 10:30 AM

The GLOBUS partner O.P. Jindal Global University hosted GLOBUS researchers for a week-long visit in November 2017.

Nikola Tomic
Published Oct. 30, 2017 3:04 PM

GLOBUS researcher Nikola Tomić was interviewed by the Serbian news agency TANJUG at the recent Belgrade Security Forum. 

Published Aug. 31, 2017 9:47 AM

The European Commission calls GLOBUS an early success story in its interim evaluation of the Horizon 2020 programme. 

Published June 1, 2017 10:25 AM

A workshop of the GLOBUS research area of Trade, Development and Global Justice was held in Johannesburg on 30 May to 1 June 2017. 

Workshop participants
Published May 12, 2017 10:25 AM

On 11 and 12 May, a workshop on climate change and global justice was staged in Tübingen.

Workshop participants
Published Jan. 20, 2017 10:20 AM

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.

Published Nov. 23, 2016 10:59 AM

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.

Published Oct. 11, 2016 1:44 PM

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.

Group photo of the heads of GLOBUS' research groups
Published July 4, 2016 12:14 PM

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.