FELLOWSHIP: Global Governance Futures (Global Public Policy Institute & Robert Bosch Foundation)

The Global Governance Futures (GGF) program is looking for 25 young professionals from Germany, China, Japan, India and the US to look ahead 10 years and recommend ways to address global challenges.

Building on the success of the first two rounds of the program – GGF 2020 and GGF 2022 – the next round, GGF 2025, will assemble 25 individuals from Germany, China, Japan, India and the United States (five from each country). Over the course of 2014 and 2015, the fellows will participate in four dialogue sessions: in Berlin (June 2014), Beijing and Tokyo (October 2014), New Delhi (January 2015) and Washington, DC (May 2015).

The selected GGF fellows form three working groups that explore a particular issue area of global governance. In GGF 2025 they will focus on internet governance, geoengineering governance and global arms control up until the year 2025. Using instruments from the field of futures research, the working groups will produce scenarios for their respective issue areas. Based on their findings, the fellows will put together a range of publications, including reports and commentaries, that present concrete recommendations on how to foster effective, accountable governance.

GGF draws on a broad array of dedicated supporters. The program consortium comprises 10 academic institutions and think tanks from across the five participating countries. The core responsibility for the design and implementation of the program lies with the GGF program team, which is based at the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) in Berlin. In addition, GGF relies on the advice and guidance provided by the GGF steering committee, made up of senior policymakers and academics. The program is generously supported by the Robert Bosch Stiftung.

The application deadline is 10 February 2014. More information and the application requirements can be found here.

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