Legitimacy of the United Nations and transnational challenges, 1990-2019

Main funder

Funds granted by main funder (€)

  • 254 500,00

Project timetable

Project start date01/01/2020

Project end date31/12/2025


The study explores the legitimacy dynamics of the UN in relation to the transnational challenges including UN task to address human rights from the U.S. perspective, maritime security and UN and regional organization’s relationship and UN climate treaty system. The research group will focus on political debates within the United Nations about its legitimacy. The idea is to better understand UN’s legitimacy and how it has an effect to political decision-making. The four-year research project is funded by the Kone Foundation. The project will start in 2020 and will consist of the following research group Ph.D. Anna Kronlund (leader of the research group), Ph.D. Teemu Häkkinen and Ph.D. Miina Kaarkoski.

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Fields of science

Free keywords

United Nations; legitimacy; debates; human rights; piracy; climate change

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