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, norms,(More)
S cience assessments indicate that human activities are moving several of Earth’s sub-systems outside the range of natural variability typical for the previous 500,000 years ( 1, 2). Human societies must now change course and steer away from critical tipping points in the Earth system that might lead to rapid and irreversible change ( 3). This requires(More)
This article assesses the recent trend of cooperation among antagonistic private actors that results in the creation and implementation of issuespecific transnational norms and rules and the subsequent shift from public to private forms of governance. Many political scientists agree that authority also exists outside of formal political structures. Private(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)
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)
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)
Organization, as a key concept for understanding the current global order, does not only exist on the international level, but increasingly manifests itself on the transnational level too. Transnational organization has many sources and appears in many forms. As a relatively recent phenomenon, transnational rule-making processes could be considered the most(More)