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Abstract

This report is the product of an expert group acting under a mandate from the European Commission Directorate General for Research to which legal scholars, sociologists, philosophers and political scientists from Europe, the United States of America, China and South-Africa have contributed. This report seeks to advance a vision of global governance for the common good that invokes European principles of good governance and fundamental rights. It is our belief that the European Union as a political entity situated between the national and global levels, with its principles of good governance, its charter of fundamental rights and commitments to a European Research Area, is ideally placed to encourage critical reflection and undertake practical leadership in relation to the global governance of science and innovation. Our recommendations are addressed not only to policymakers in the European Commission and the Member States of the EU, but equally to those organisations worldwide operating within and around science.

Additional information

Authors: OZOLINA �, European Commission, DG Research, Brussels (BE);MITCHAM C, European Commission, DG Research, Brussels (BE);STILGOE J, European Commission, DG Research, Brussels (BE);ANDANDA P, European Commission, DG Research, Brussels (BE);KAISER M, European Commission, DG Research, Brussels (BE);NIELSEN L, European Commission, DG Research, Brussels (BE);STEHR N, European Commission, DG Research, Brussels (BE);QIU R-Z, European Commission, DG Research, Brussels (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 23616 EN (2009), 44 pp. Free of charge
Availability: Katalogue Number: KI-NA-23616-EN-C The paper version can be ordered online and the PDF version downloaded at: http://bookshop.europa.eu
ISBN: ISBN: 978-92-79-07972-6
Record Number: 200910238 / Last updated on: 2009-04-10
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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