Dr Susan Park discusses the relationship between power, Intergovernmental organisations, and political economy. International organisations discussed include the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, the World Bank, the United Nations and the IMF.Read More
Susan recently presented at the following conferences:
The International Political Studies Association annual conference in Brisbane in July 2018. Paper titled: "The Declining Independence of the World Bank Inspection Panel?". See more here.
Presented at the Asian Studies Association of Australia conference in Sydney in June 2018. Paper titled: "Environmental Justice and the Asian Development Bank". See more here.
Presented at the International Studies Association Annual conference 2018 in San Francisco in April 2018. Papers titled: "Greening the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development through Accountability?". See more here.
Conference News - Keynote speaker at Earth Systems Governance Conference, Utrecht, The Netherlands /
Susan Park, keynote speaker at 2018 Utrecht Conference on Earth System Governance, the NetherlandsRead More
How do international organizations (IOs) solve problems? In this theoretically driven book, Dr Susan Park examines how IOs tackle today’s complex global issues.Read More
Global Environmental Governance and the Accountability Trap
Edited by Susan Park and Teresa Kramarz
An examination of whether accountability mechanisms in global environmental governance that focus on monitoring and enforcement necessarily lead to better governance and better environmental outcomes.
Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs)
I wanted to use this space to draw some attention to my current research project on these international banks. These banks include the World Bank, World Bank Group and African, Asian, Inter-American Development Banks and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Our project is focused on the mechanisms they use in creating and reinforcing change. More information on the project can be found at the link below.
Join us for 'The Politics of Trump', a forum featuring over thirty academics from the Department of Government and International Relations, who will discuss the various issues raised by the election of President Donald Trump.
This forum will be held in 2017, from 11th August, 1-5:30pm, to 12th August, 9.00am-12.30pm.
You can find it in Eastern Avenue Annex Lecture Theatre 315, Eastern Avenue, The University of Sydney, Camperdown.
I will be presenting, "Environmental Justice and the Accountability Mechanisms of the Multilateral Development Banks".
The conference will be held in Lund, Sweden, 9-11 October, 2017.
I will be presenting, "Achieving Environmental Justice Through MDB Accountability?" at the Environmental Justice conference.
It will be held at the Sydney Environment Institute at the University of Sydney, Monday 3 - Wednesday 5 November 2017