On 23 June 2022, Jan Aart Scholte gave a paper on the ‘Institutional Sources of Legitimacy at ICANN’ during the collective entry for the Annual Meeting of the Academic Council on the United Nations System, Geneva.
Jan Aart Scholte was lead organizer of a conference on ‘Future Directions in Global Legitimacy Research’, held in Stockholm on 21-22 June 2022. The gathering assembled 50 leading scholars on this subject to reflect on future research concerning the sources, processes, and consequences of legitimacy in global governance.
On 16-17 June 2022, Valentina Carraro presented a paper on ‘Overlapping Institutions in the United Nations human rights system’ at the Politicologenetmaal conference, Radboud University, Nijmegen.
On 8-10 June 2022, the GTGC international conference was organized. The conference included high-level roundtables regarding the International Criminal Court (including opening remarks by the ICC President), climate change, and the global Internet in a divided world. Further plenary sessions revolved around several subjects including climate change; digitalization; democracy; migration; and multistakeholder governance.
On Friday 3 June 2022, Francesco Ragazzi and his research team presented their ERC project on 'Security Vision | The Algorithmic Security Politics of Computer Vision' to the Conflict, Peace and Security thematic area during a research feedback seminar.
On Thursday 2 June 2022, Olivia Serrano, a guest researcher in the GTGC programme, gave a presentation to the GTGC Global Justice and Human Rights stream. Olivia's presentation was about the Role of Independent Expert Committees in the Interpretation of Human Rights Treaties: the Right to Health as a Case Study.
On 24 May 2022, the universities of Tokyo and Leiden organized a rotating chair named after Professor Hisashi Owada. The Owada Chair focused on the interaction between international law and international relations in an interdisciplinary perspective. Dominique Moïsi, a professor at Kings College London and Special Advisor to l'Institut Montaigne, was the first to hold this chair.
On 19 May 2022, Jan Aart Scholte gave a keynote lecture on ‘Legitimacy in Internet Governance’ for a workshop at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy.
On Monday 9 May 2022, GTGC Visiting Researcher Derin Atiskan presented her work to the GTGC Global Justice and Human Rights and the GTGC Identity and Inequalities groups. The presentation was titled: "The Puzzle of International Norm Transfer: Exploration of Women’s Rights Recommendations Made through the United Nations Human Rights Mechanisms”.
On 6 May 2022, Alies Jansen presented her work on 'Security Force Assistance in Iraq' to the Conflict, Peace and Security thematic area during a research feedback seminar.