New book on accountability mechanisms in International Development Financing

Susan Park, Professor of Global Governance at the University of Sydney, has just published a new book on the mechanisms by which multilateral development banks can be held accountable for their social and environmental impacts. In ‘Environmental Recourse at the Multilateral Development Banks’, Professor Park outlines how international development financing has sometimes had “dramatic andContinue reading “New book on accountability mechanisms in International Development Financing”

Launch event at the Earth System Governance Virtual Forum

On September 17th, 14-15:30 CET, the TRANSGOV project is hosting a launch event at the Earth System Governance Virtual Forum. We are proud to welcome a selection of high-profile researchers and policy experts who will present in this semi-plenary on the Transformative Potential of Transparency in Global Climate Governance. The aims of this session areContinue reading “Launch event at the Earth System Governance Virtual Forum”

Montreal Statement on Sustainability in the Digital Age

The recently launched multi-stakeholder global initiative ‘Sustainability in the Digital Age‘ led by TRANSGOV global associate Dr. Amy Luers, has just published its Montreal Statement, highlighting the interconnected agendas of building a climate-safe and equitable world and building a trusted, inclusive, and just digital world.  In its Digital Disruptions for Sustainability (D^2S) Agenda, the initiativeContinue reading “Montreal Statement on Sustainability in the Digital Age”

March 1, 2020: Welcoming our new PhD researchers!

On March 1st, Robert Bergsvik and Susanne Konrad, joined the project as PhD researchers. Robert will focus on the political economy of transparency in global climate politics, and the link between transparency, accountability and trust. He will also explore the role of ‘radical transparency’, i.e. how the global climate policy process engages with real-time informationContinue reading “March 1, 2020: Welcoming our new PhD researchers!”

January 6, 2020: Incoming and Visiting Post-Docs

In January of this year, the TRANSGOV project prepared to launch with the combined power and input of two Postdoctoral Researchers. Ina Möller, formerly a PhD Student at Lund University, arrived at Wageningen University and will contribute to the project’s research and administration. We were also delighted to welcome Romain Weikmans as a visiting fellowContinue reading “January 6, 2020: Incoming and Visiting Post-Docs”