The workshop series “The New Power Politics: Networks, Governance, and Global Security” examined how various networks of state and non-state actors work to address the governance of security. Participants included internationally recognized scholars who research a wide range of contemporary security issues.
This conference report is based on the second part of the series, held at the SiéChéou-Kang Center at the University of Denver in March 2013.
Governance is no longer the exclusive province of states
Much of the governance that goes on in today’s world is accomplished by various networks including some combination of national bureaucrats, intergovernmental organizations, nongovernmental organizations, transnational corporations, business associations, and civil society organizations.
Network analysis can shed light on how states and nonstate actors together contribute to governance outcomes in security issues.
Governance systems that contribute to stable peace are characterized by having inclusive means of operating, participatory systems that bring the governed into the process of decision making, systems for accountability that ensure transparent and
Since 1945, there have been relatively few large interstate wars, especially compared to the preceding 30 years. The implications of this pattern, sometimes called “the Long Peace,” remain highly controversial. Is this an enduring trend toward peace
This guide was produced by the Stanley Foundation in collaboration with the Stimson Center. It reviews findings from a seven week consultation process with eighty-two professionals working in global governance.