Humanity today faces a growing range of global problems that require urgent attention. The independent Commission on Global Security, Justice & Governance published a report that provides targeted reforms that transcend national borders, and reach out to diverse stakeholders, including business groups, mayors, civil society, and local communities and cities.

The report aims to reform the UN and other global governance institutions to better address new global challenges posed by conflict affected states, climate change, and the hyperconnected global economy.

Read the report’s Executive Summary, available in six languages.

About the Commission on Global Security, Justice and Governance:
Beginning in Autum 2014, The Hague Institute for Global Justice and the Stimson Center based in Washington, DC conceptualized and launched the Commission on Global Security, Justice & Governance. This independent Commission brought together a select group of eminent statespersons and public intellectuals with a chief aim to issue a focused set of global policy recommendations in advance of the UN’s 70th Anniversary Summit. In June 2015, Commission Co-Chairs, former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former Nigerian Foreign Minister and UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Ibrahim Gambari, presented the Commission’s final report, Confronting the Crisis of Global Governance. Drawing on a series of multi-stakeholder consultations across the globe, the Commission’s report considered new frameworks for collective action on pressing issues such as state fragility, the effect of climate change on peoples’ lives and livelihoods, and the hyper-connected global economy.

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