Explore the international institutions designed to promote peace and prosperity.

What Is the Liberal World Order?

Explore the organizations and agreements that have promoted global peace and prosperity for seventy-five years as well as the challenges that now threaten to undermine those gains.

Video video 7:55

What Is the UN Security Council?

Learn more about the United Nations’ most powerful body and whether it has the ability to respond to today’s toughest challenges.

Infographic infographic

What Is International Law?

Explore the rules that seek to govern international relations and the courts that try to hold countries accountable for their actions.

Map map

What Are the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund?

Learn more about the two institutions that undergird global development and the international monetary system.

Map map

What Is the World Trade Organization?

What is the WTO? In this free resource, learn how the WTO manages the rules for international trade and why it's failing to address today’s most pressing issues.

Chart chart

What Is the World Health Organization?

What is the WHO? Explore this free resource to learn how the UN agency in charge of international public health responds to crises that threaten global health coordination, such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chart chart

Global Governance Module Assessment

Questions to check your understanding.

Interactive interactive