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They Call it Multistakeholderism. Where Does That Leave the UN?

Harris Gleckman, a Senior Fellow at the Center for Governance and Sustainability and expert in multistakeholder governance, questions the role of the UN with the rise of different governance structures.

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Gleckman states, "Global governance is slipping away from the United Nations.

Whether it is in managing the Internet, where the UN’s governing structure offers only an advisory role for governments; or climate change, where the most exciting actions are now corporate-led partnerships outside the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change; or the Gates Foundation-sponsored Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance, which is in a tug of war with the World Health Assembly on who sets health policy in developing countries, the institutional basis for global decision-making is changing." To read more click here

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