The Power Of Cooperation: Shaping A Positive Narrative Of Global Governance In Indonesia

MGG Conference

Ort / Datum
Jakarta, 04.02.2020


German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

In a polarised world, amid the global rise of nationalism and populism and with global governance and internationale dialogue at risk, one purpose of the MGG network is to create and hold open spaces of dialogue and internationale cooperation.

The conference „The Power of Cooperation: Shaping a Positive Narrative of Global Governance“ took place on the occasion of the national MGG alumni meeting in Indonesia 2020. It served the purpose of connecting participants of the MGG Academy (since 2007) and further invited guests. Participants discussed two main questions: First, how can multi-sectoral, transnational networks contribute to fair and open dialogue and communication in increasingly polarised settings? Second, how can they contribute to a positive narrative of (inter- and transnational) cooperation and global governance amid the rise of nationalism and populism?

The conference is part of a series of similar conferences in all MGG countries. The topic and results of the conference will be taken up in the following meetings. In this way, the MGG network aimed at contributing to the shaping of a new positive narrative of international cooperation and global governance that is rooted in deep respect for diversity, mutual learning and shared responsibility for a just and sustainable development.

The conference was jointly organised by the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) and the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in the framework of the Managing Global Governance (MGG) programme with financial support from the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

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