Conceptual Gaps on Global Governance between China and the EU

  • Eva Gross
  • Junbo Jian


The concept of global governance has emerged as a central challenge to European policymakers. Intellectual and political engagement with global governance first arose with the Cold War’s end and the concurrent emergence of globalization; however, contemporary debates on global governance have taken on a different quality in terms of both content and political relevance. Ongoing global power shifts, the emergence of the G20 and other new decision-making forums and an increasing number of global challenges that are interdependent and transnational in nature and require joint management have lent engagement with global governance considerable urgency.


United Nations Security Council Global Governance Global Challenge Lisbon Treaty 
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