Governance and Human Rights

Governance & Human Rights

Conveners: Alison Brysk and Michael Stohl

The Governance and Rights Hub investigates and analyzes global patterns of rights, rule, policy, and institutions. Concerns include Who rules urgent problems that cross borders? How effectively? Are they legitimate? What are the shifting relationships in and among states, markets, global institutions, and global civil society? How do these global patterns of governance affect the rights and empowerment of individuals and communities? What’s new in the “21st Century Global Dynamics” of this process?

10th Anniversary Workshops: Governance & Human Rights

EXPANDING HUMAN RIGHTS: 21ST CENTURY NORMS AND GOVERNANCE In the 21st century, the human rights repertoire established during the post-war years is necessary but not sufficient for global governance of an expanding range of abuses.  All human rights campaigns must work to establish standards of violation, legitimate bearers of rights, responsibility