Tag: governance

Environmental sustainability and democracy | Jonathan Zeitlin | University of Amsterdam

Can innovative forms of transnational governance enhance environmental sustainability and democracy? One promising initiative is the European Union’s Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade Programme, also known as FLEGT. This programme was launched in 2003 to combat illegal logging around the world. Illegal logging is a major source of forest degradation, which contributes to global climate change, deprives governments of...

11. The Elizabethan “Monarchical Republic”: Political Participation

Prof: Okay. Well, in retrospect, looking back from the perspective of the twenty-first century, the reign of Elizabeth I tends to shimmer in the historical imagination. She reigned for forty-five years; she restored political stability; she settled the religious question at least for the time being; she survived a powerful foreign enemy, Spain, and she presided in all of her...