Center for Governance and Sustainability

at the University of Massachusetts Boston

Problems in Global Governance Today

This section contains eleven extracts from the report of the Global Redesign Initiative project of the World Economic Forum that reflect their views on the problems in global governance today.

The topics covered are 

The 1944 process

Arrangements out of step

Missing sense of ownership

Lacks built-in incentives

Public governance failures

Sweeping changes

Civic culture not robust enough

Too prone to treat human dignity as outside legitimate purview

Fragmentation of information and leadership

Appetite for reform waned

Historic error to revert to complacency


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