Philipp Pattberg

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Most research on global governance has focused either on theoretical accounts of the overall phenomenon or on empirical studies of distinct institutions that serve to solve particular governance challenges. In this article we analyze instead " governance architectures, " defined as the overarching system of public and private institutions, principles,(More)
The Global Governance Project is a joint research programme of eleven European research institutions. It seeks to advance understanding of the new actors, institutions and mechanisms of global governance, especially in the field of sustainable development. Abstract One remembers the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannes-burg today mainly(More)
This perspective discusses nine conditions for enhancing the performance of multistakeholder partnerships for sustainable development. Such partnerships have become mainstream implementation mechanisms for attaining international sustainable development goals and are also frequently used in other adjacent policy domains such as climate change, health and(More)
Why do some multi-stakeholder partnerships for sustainable development address pressing environmental challenges successfully while others hardly show any results? This article theorizes variation in performance between the most effective and the least effective public-private partnerships in the sustainable energy sector. Two competing hypotheses are(More)
Acknowledgements: We would like to thank the participants of the IVM-PBL review workshop on international biodiversity policies (29 November 2010, Utrecht) for their many helpful comments on an earlier version of this report. We would also like to thank Stefan van Esch and Marcel Kok for their comments on linking this report to the PBL study on Rethinking(More)
Global governance has been defined in many ways. From the politics of powerful states to the influence of civil society on international decision-making processes and to the role of intergovernmental organisations and transnational corporations in world politics, a plethora of phenomena have recently been addressed as manifestations of global governance(More)