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Varieties of global governance arrangements and their impact on resource rich developing countries



Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 8:45 - 10:15


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Global governance is increasingly expected to save international relations as a discipline as well as countries from the  'resource curse.’ Meanwhile, varieties of good governance schemes proliferate: heterogeneous forms of certification, charters, coalitions, compacts, initiatives, networks, processes, stewardship, voluntary regulation etc, from UN Guiding Principles to the ISEAL Alliance. In this keynote talk, Tim Shaw suggests that Aas the global order rebalances, so inherited African dependency may yield to ‘African agency’ if developmental regimes come to replace fragile states. WIth funding support from the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences.