Workgroup on Governance and Citizenship

14 Proposal Papers

Go !Conceiving Tomorrow’s City: What City Dwellers Say

Go !Family Farmers Facing the Challenges of the Twenty-first Century
Family farmers, who experience every day the degradation of their conditions of production and existence, and who are conscious that their very survival is at stake, have been committing themselves for almost 10 years in a reflection at international level with partners from NGOs, research organisms, etc. This document is both a primary warning signal and a step within a process of (...)

Go !From the Conversion of the Arm Industries to the Search for Security
The repercussions of the geostrategic revolution brought about by the end of the Cold War are many, especially in the arms industry, as might be imagined. The fall of the Berlin Wall immediately caused a large number of people to think that converting the arms industry had become a real possibility. Although no miracle has occurred over the last ten years, real openings can be observed in (...)

Go !Land Policies and Land Reform
Many conflicts in the world are still more or less directly related to the issue of land. They can be grouped into three categories: insecure access to land or its resources; iniquitous distribution of land; and the claims of social and ethnic groups to exercise power over a territory. This leads to three central questions: the right to secure access by users; access to land resources to (...)

Go !Law and Global Governance

Go !Local Authorities or Local Facilitation

Go !Principles of Governance for the Twenty-first Century

Go !Redefining Global Governance to Meet the Challenges of the Twenty-first Century

Go !Social Leaders in the Twenty-first Century: Challenges and Proposals

Go !State and Development

Go !The Military and Peace Building
Between the profession of war and the horizon of peace, the military institution has played a central role. Its function, its traditions and the very principles of its life - sometimes refered to as values - as well as the technical imperatives of its mission interact with all of national and international life. Thinking through the complexity of today’s world requires a reflection of the (...)

Go !The Territory, a Place of Relations: Toward a Community of Linkage and Sharing

Go !The Troubled Waters of Traditional Fishing

Go !Urban Violence
No city could ever be inhabitable - that is, could be really inhabited by real inhabitants, and not just occupied by occupants - if it cannot offer to the people who live there some physical, psychological and social security. This postulate must be considered as the fundamental and unavoidable issue of any reflection on urban violence. If not, there is a strong chance that, once more, we (...)




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