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Josef Korbel School of International StudiesSié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security & Diplomacy

Meeting

SIÉ CENTER RESEARCH

Networks, Governance and Global Security

The "Networks, Governance and Global Security" project examines how various associations of state and non-state actors focused on security issues might be thought of as networks or governance systems. At a series of workshops, an international group of scholars focused on a wide range of contemporary security issues and explored the interaction between networks, governance and power.

The initial set of meetings resulted in three issue areas to be examined in greater detail over the next three years:

  1. The emerging network of global power politics;
  2. The network structure of governance in particular issue areas: nuclear non-proliferation, small arms, global crime, military and security services, conflict prevention, regional organizations/conflict management and peacekeeping/making; and
  3. Networks and violence.

Past Workshops 

Workshop I: The New Power Politics: Networks, Governance, and Global Security
March 31, 2012 at the International Studies Association Conference

Workshop II: The New Power Politics: Networks, Governance, and Global Security
March 1-2, 2013 at the University of Denver

Partners 

The "Networks, Governance and Global Security" project is supported by the One Earth Future Foundation, a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization focused on developing effective, equitable solutions to global problems. 

Research Team

  • Deborah Avant, Sié Chéou-Kang Chair for International Security and Diplomacy at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies
  • Oliver Westerwinter, Researcher, the European University Institute