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Engaged scholarship on real-world policy challenges

Based at the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs at Northeastern University, the Global Environmental Governance (GEG) Project is a collaborative initiative uniting researchers, practitioners, and policymakers in the pursuit of enhanced environmental governance for a brighter future.

Initiated in 1997 at the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy, the GEG project was co-founded by Professor Maria Ivanova, then a graduate student at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, and Professor Daniel Esty. With research emphases on global environmental governance, global development governance, and organizational sustainability, the Global Environmental Governance Project endeavors to connect students, faculty, and staff across diverse boundaries. We regularly convene and host distinguished scholars and policymakers from around the world, fostering discussions on environmental policy, regulation, implementation, advocacy, and justice.

"From its early beginnings to its dynamic present, the Global Environmental Governance Project has catalyzed conversations, ignited inspiration, and delivered tangible impact." — Professor Maria Ivanova, Founder and Director of Policy School

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