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Presentation at OECD

On 19 March 2021, Professor Jan Aart Scholte addressed a meeting of the OECD Public Governance Committee on the subject of 'Reinforcing Democracy: 21st Century Governance Challenges'.

The OECD, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, is an international organization that works, together with governments, policy makers and citizens, on establishing evidence-based international standards and finding solutions to a range of social, economic and environmental challenges.

Drawing upon his research with the Legitimacy in Global Governance programme (https://www.statsvet.su.se/leggov), Jan's talk especially discussed gaps between the legitimacy beliefs of elites and general citizens toward national, regional and global governance arrangements.

Are you interested to learn more about this topic? Please have a look at Jan's work with Soetkin Verhaegen (Maastricht University) and Jonas Tallberg (Stockholm University).

  • Scholte J.A., S. Verhaegen and J. Tallberg (2021). Elite attitudes and the future of global governance, International Affairs. https://doi.org/10.1093/ia/iiab034.
  • Verhaegen, S., J.A. Scholte and J. Tallberg (2021). Explaining Elite Perceptions of Legitimacy in Global Governance, European Journal of International Relationshttps://doi.org/10.1177/1354066121994320.

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