Upcoming Events

28 September 2016:

Lunch Lecture by Mr. Kris Dierckx on 'Flanders and the ILO: 25 Years of Partnership', Brussels

28 September 2016:

Expert meeting on 'Safe Passage in the European Parliament', organized by Justice and Peace together with MEP Kati Piri, Brussels

29 - 30 September 2016:

International Workshop on "The Rule of Law in Areas of Limited Statehood:Internal and International Dilemma", Leuven

3 October 2016:

Workshop on 'Borders, Sovereignty, and National Self-determination in the European Union', Leuven, invitation only

4 October 2016:

Lecture by Prof. Dr. Chen Zhimin on 'China, the European Union and the Fragile
World Order' in the Master of European Studies 2016-2017 Lecture Series, Leuven

12 October 2016:

Lunch Lecture by Mr. Sigurd Schelstraete: 'Towards a Nuclear Arms Ban Treaty in 2017?', Brussels

15 October 2016:

Prof. Dr. Jan Wouters speaks at the Belgian Royal Academy about Brexit, Brussels

16-25 October 2016:

Dr. Matthieu Burnay will participate in the 2016 Asian Forum on Global Governance organized by the Observer Research Foundation and the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius, New-Delhi

Kenneth Chan

17 October 2016:

Public Defence of the Doctoral Thesis of Kenneth Chan, Leuven

20 October 2016:

Lecture by Prof. Dr. Jan Zielonka on 'The End of Liberal Order in Europe' in the Master of European Studies 2016-2017 Lecture Series, Leuven

20-21 October 2016:

International Conference on Business and Human Rights, Seville

20-21 October 2016:

3rd IASC Conference on Knowledge Commons in Sciences Po, Paris

24 October 2016:

Lecture by Prof. Dr. Frank Vandenbroucke on 'Social Policy in a Monetary Union: Puzzles,
Paradoxes and Perspectives' in the Master of European Studies 2016-2017 Lecture Series, Leuven

25 October 2016:

Prof.Dr. Jan Wouters speaks at International Conference "G20 and BRICS - new global governance institutions", Moscou

27 October 2016:

Axel Marx and Arjun Sharma give an ISEAL Alliance Webinar on Voluntary sustainability standards and effectiveness: Mapping the field and Issues. The webinar, from 2 to 3pm, is open to everybody.
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28 November 2016:

Lecture by Prof. Dr. Karen E. Smith on 'EU Member States at the UN: A Case of
Europeanisation Arrested?' in the Master of European Studies 2016-2017 Lecture Series, Leuven

1-2 December 2016:

12th International Conference of the French Development Agency on the Commons and Development, Paris


For an overview of our past events, click here.


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Policy Research Centre

KU Leuven Centre of Excellence

In June 2010, the Centre was recognized as KU Leuven Centre of Excellence. Since then, it has launched a 7-year research programme on ‘Global Governance and Democratic Government’ (2010-2017), which aims at the construction of a new paradigm for democratic global governance.

Leuven Global Governance series

The Leuven Global Governance series, published by Edward Elgar Publishing, comprises high-quality monographs and edited volumes dedicated to innovative research on global governance.