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Global Governance Research Centres

The following is a list of the most important global governance research centres, along with their focus areas, databases, and location.

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Name Focus Areas WP Dataset Location

Global Governance Institute (GGI)
Website

- Peace and Security
- Environment & Sustainable Development
- Global Economy
- Global Justice
- Education

- Brussels
Berlin Social Science Center (WZB)
Website
- Social inequalities
- Markets and choice
- Society and economic dynamics
- International politics and law
- Dynamics of political systems
- Migration and diversity
- Political economy of development
International Authority Database
Website
Berlin
Leuven Center for Global Governance Studies
Website

- European Union and global governance
- Human, democracy and rule of law
- Trade and sustainable development
- Peace and security
- Emerging powers
- Federalism and multi-level governance
- Global commons and outer space

- Leuven
UCL Global Governance Institute
Website
- Global Governance
- Global Justice and Equity
- Global Security
- Global Economy
- Global Environmental Sustainability
- Global Health
- London
European University Institute/Global Governance Programe
Website
- Global Economics
- Europe in the World
- Cultural Pluralism
- Global Citizenship
GlobalStat
Website
Florence
ESADEgeo
Centre for Global Economy and Geopolitics

Website
- Global Governance
- Global Risks
- Global Economy
- Energy
- Emerging Markets
- Barcelona / Madrid
Global Governance Journal of One Earth Future (OEF)
Website
- Gender and Security
- Political Conflict
- Good Governance
- Conflict Trends and Forecasting

Rulers, Elections, and Irregular Governance Dataset (REIGN)
Website

Colorado, USA
Globernance:
Instituto de Governanza Democratica

Website
- Democratic Governance - Basque Country
The Global Governance Project
Website
- Global Security
- Inclusive Economic Growth
- Trade
- Gender
- Equality
- Environment
- Food and Security
- Toronto
Global Challenges Foundation
Website
- Climate Change
- Politically Motivated Violence
- Population Growth
Global Risk Indicator
Website
Stockholm
Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy
Website
- Global Affairs
- Public Policy
- Toronto
The Hague Institute for Global Justice
Website
- Climate Governance
- Nuclear Security
- Climate Change
- Migrations
- The Hague
World Resources Institute
Website
- Climate
- Governance
- Gender
Data Platforms
Website
Washington DC
Blavatnik School of Government - University of Oxford
Website
- Democracy and Global Governance International Civil Service Effectiveness (INCISE) Index
Website
Oxford
The Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI)
Website
- Sustainable Development
- Governance
- Climate Change
- Biodiversity
- Oceans
- Paris
Swiss Centre of Expertise in the Social Sciences (FORS)
Website
- Climate Change
- Governance
- European Values
Democratic Governance and Citizens (DemGovCit)
Website
Lausanne
Initiative for Development and Global Governance (IDGM)
Website
- Economic Development
- Sustainable Development

- na
ECDPM
Website
- Economic Transformation and Trade
- European External Affairs
- Food Security
- Migration
- Security and Resilience
- Maastricht
Center for Governance and Sustainability
Website
- Global Environmental Governance
- Global Development Governance
- Organizational Sustainability
- Boston
Global Governance Monitor
Website
- Armed Conflict
- Crima
- Nuclear Proliferation
- Global Finance
- Oceans
- Climate Change
- Public Health
- Terrorism
- The Internet
- Human Rights
- New York
Tony Blair Institute for Global Change
Website
- Governance
- Security
- Capacity-building
- London
Global Governance Watch (GGW)
Website
- International Organisations
- Business and Human Rights
- European Institutions (Finance and Trade, Human Rights, Law and Justice, Democracy Impacts)
- Global Political Islam
- Washington DC
Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Website
- Global Economy
- Global Security & Politics
- International Law
- Waterloo, Canada
CLIMENGO
Website
- Global climate
- Energy governance
- Geneva
Global Governance Centre
Website
- Environment
- Global Governance
- Geopolitics
- International Law
- Geneva
School of Regulation and Global Governance (REGNET)
Website
- Regulation
- Trade, Investment & Intellectual Property
- Society, Safety & Health
- Law, Justice & Human Rights
- CLimate, Energy & the Environment
- Canberra
ifw Kiel Research Center on International Finance and Global Governance
Website
- Political Economy
- International Finance and Macroeconomics
- Kiel
Hertie School of Governance / The World Policy Forum
Website
- Global Governance - Berlin
Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China
Website
- Global Finance - Beijing
Institute for Global Governance Studies
Website
- Geopolitics - Shanghai
EUI School of Transnational Governance
Website
- Peace and Security
- International Trade and Finance Cluster
- Sustainability (Climate, Migration, Welfare)
- Comparative Regional Governance
- Gender Governance
- Digital Politics, Economy and Societies
- Transnational Politics and Democracy
- Florence
Governance Innovation (GovInn)
Website
- New Economic Governance
- Governance of the Commons
- Transboundary Governance
- Security Governance
- Pretoria
Global Governance Network
Website
- security
- economic
- political
- social
- environmental
- Sydney