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International Affairs: Global Governance

Learn the importance of global governance and explore the processes and institutions finding solutions for global challenges.

What’s the difference between a free course and an upgraded course?

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  • Access to the course for its duration + 14 days, regardless of when you join (this includes access to articles, videos, peer review steps, quizzes)
  • No certificate

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  • Unlimited access to the course, for as long as it exists on FutureLearn (this includes access to articles, videos, peer review steps, quizzes)
  • A Certificate of Achievement when you complete the course

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International Affairs: Global Governance

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Understand the fundamentals of global governance

Countries across the globe are increasingly linked and dependent on each other. This can lead to tensions and confusion. This course will give you a compass to navigate our interconnected world.

You’ll learn all about global governance, which aims for increased cooperation between nations, and why it’s vital. You will also explore the complex processes and institutions aiming at managing global challenges and issues, learning how the large variety of stakeholders can make global governance a tricky job.

What topics will you cover?

  • The visible and invisible: international summits and norms of global governance.
  • The global regulatory toolkit : hard law and soft law
  • Blended governance mechanisms
  • Beyond state to state solutions: public-private partnerships

When would you like to start?

  • Date to be announced

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

  • Explore why an interconnected world needs global governance
  • Identify the variety of stakeholders in global governance
  • Assess different types of rules and regulation at the international level

Who is the course for?

This course has been created for those either studying, or with an interest in, subjects such as social sciences or economics, international studies, political science, economics, history, anthropology, sociology or development studies. It might also be of interest to junior professionals in world affairs.

Who will you learn with?

Cedric Dupont

I am a Professor of International Relations/Political Science and Director of Executive Education at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland.

Who developed the course?

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies is an institution of research and higher education dedicated to the study of world affairs.

What’s the difference between a free course and an upgraded course?

Free:

  • Access to the course for its duration + 14 days, regardless of when you join (this includes access to articles, videos, peer review steps, quizzes)
  • No certificate

Upgraded:

  • Unlimited access to the course, for as long as it exists on FutureLearn (this includes access to articles, videos, peer review steps, quizzes)
  • A Certificate of Achievement when you complete the course

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Get extra benefits, upgrade this course. For $79 (+ shipping) you'll get:

Unlimited access

Upgrading will mean you get unlimited access to the course.

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  • Take the course at your own pace
  • Refer to the material at any point in future

If you’re taking a course for free you have access to the course for its duration + 14 days, regardless of when you join. If you upgrade the course you have access for as long as the course exists on FutureLearn.

Certificate of Achievement

Upgrading means you’ll receive a Certificate of Achievement when you complete the course.

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  • Prove your success when applying for jobs or courses
  • Celebrate your hard work
  • Display on your LinkedIn or CV

To receive a Certificate of Achievement you need to mark 90% of the steps on the course as complete.

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