The AGEG Task Force

States, non-government organisations, citizens and forward thinking businesses are developing initiatives to halt worsening environmental devastation. As systems of governance fragment into myriad initiatives stakeholders are demanding better mechanisms of accountability.  We established this network to promote collaborative research on the concept of accountability in global environmental governance. We bring together scholars with intimate knowledge of key environmental regimes (e.g. air, water, forests, energy and climate) along with scholars of global institutions (e.g. the United Nations Environmental Program, the World Bank, International Conventions’ Secretariats), and local initiatives. Our AGEG Task Force is part of the Earth System Governance Project.  Our aim is to trace accountability across global environmental governance to improve our conceptual understanding, theoretical tools and empirical analysis of the value of accountability in generating better environmental outcomes. 

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just published "GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE AND THE ACCOUNTABILITY TRAP"

An edited volume by Susan Park and Teresa Kramarz published by MIT Press.

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Join us for our book launch

An examination of whether accountability mechanisms in global environmental governance that focus on monitoring and enforcement necessarily lead to better governance and better environmental outcomes.

Sign up here: https://global-environmental-governance.eventbrite.ca

Tracing Accountability through Global Environmental Governance

governing the supply of Minerals for renewable energy COnference

Join us the the Munk School of Global Affairs for a conference on Governing Minerals for Renewable Energy. March 26, 2019, starting at 9am

Campbell Conference Facility, 1 Devonshire Place.