The GEM initiative will also serve to create and host a network of scholars and practitioners interested in fostering problem focused, collaborative learning in a multi-level world. This focus will include:
Maintaining a web site of key events, activities and collaborative grant opportunities
Initiating an open enrolment, moderated listserve with which to disseminate and share knowledge around overarching themes
Maintaining a list of GEM network members and contact information
More formal interactions will also occur under the auspices of individual programs and projects, which currently include engagement with a host of universities and stakeholder organizations. University Partners include the University of Toronto, the University of Copenhagen, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University; ESPM, Berkeley; the University of Leuven, Australian National University, the University of Michigan, the University of British Columbia, Carleton University’s School of Public Policy, Indiana University, York University’s Schulich School of Business, and the University of Ottawa; LESTARI, UKM, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Universitas Gadjah Mada Bulaksumur, Yogyakarta, Indonesia; Cape Town University, University of Singapore’s Lee Kwan Yew School of Public Policy, the Institute for Food and Agricultural Standards (IFAS) at Michigan State University, and Boston University.
Partnerships with practitioner organizations include International Union of Forest Research Organizations, the transnational regulations network, the impacts research network, and, IDDRI, CIRAD, and the United Nation’s UNITAR program, and GIZ.