Home > Library > Library Entry: Policy Brief

Closing the Governance Gap in Climate, Security, and Peacebuilding

UN75 Global Governance Innovation Perspectives

Library Entry Details

This Library includes publication entries by GGIN Partner institutions which are collected in the interest of promoting research and sharing knowledge. Library entries are subject to the academic integrity policies and review processes of the contributing institution. Unless otherwise noted, they are not publications of the Stimson Center, the Global Governance Information Network project, or any other partner institution.
Publication Type
Policy Brief
Contributing Institution
Download. Item is posted as a download with permission.
18 June 2021


As the United Nations (UN) commemorates its 75th anniversary, marking the occasion amidst the worst pandemic in a century, the question of "what comes next?" is being asked more often. Answers are being solicited from around the planet. The Secretariat, member states, civil society, and the private sector have launched a series of debates around what changes need to occur within the system of global governance in order to make it more "fit for purpose." In other words, what measures would render the UN system more capable of effectively tackling (and, in some instances, even anticipating) major challenges? Those issues include not only the persistent issues of the past decades, such as sharp socioeconomic inequalities, widespread environmental destruction, and nuclear weapons proliferation, but also emerging ones, such the impacts of automation and Artificial Intelligence (AI) on work and privacy issues emerging from new technologies. The biggest challenges, cutting across all of those areas, relate to climate change.

Full Text


Closing the Governance Gap in Climate, Security, and Peacebuilding
Stay Informed

Receive email updates about the Global Governance Innovation Network and related research.

You can opt out at any time. Read our privacy policy.

Scroll to Top