Meeting Summary | Updating the Rules and Infrastructure for Globalization
On May 7, 2015, New York University’s Center on International Cooperation (CIC) hosted an informal consultation on updating the rules and infrastructure for globalization. The consultation involved senior officials and experts in the fields of diplomacy, security, development and law. The objective of the consultation was to identify priority normative areas of action for the next UN Secretary-‐General (UNSG), and to take stock of the political feasibility of pursuing multilateral action in those areas. The discussion focused on three key questions: in what areas and why is collective action necessary?; what form should collective action take?; and does the UNSG have a role to play? In preparation for the discussion, CIC conducted an on-‐line survey of officials, experts and advocates from around the world. The initial findings are included in Annex A
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