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The ultimate objectives are to provide EU institutions with knowledge and tools to enhance their actorness, effectiveness and influence in global governance.

TRIGGER specific objectives are:

  • Advance the state of the art in understanding global governance;

  • Evolution of the EU’s interaction with global governance, in particular so-called “actorness” and “effectiveness” of the EU;

  • Understand how global governance and emerging technologies interact, and what role the EU plays in this respect, in particular as “regulatory superpower”;

  • Identify emerging trends that strengthen / loosen deeper global governance and cooperation;

  • Build capacity for strategic foresight and public engagement inside EU institutions.