International Sustainable Development Governance. The Question of Reform: Key Issues and Proposals, United Nations Universityby: United Nations University (UNU) This report represents a final summary of the findings of a large?scale collaborative research initiative that began in January 2001. This research initiative has focused on identifying the gaps and weaknesses within the current system of international environmental and, partly, developmental governance, as well as identifying and assessing concrete proposals aimed at strengthening the existing system. Research was conducted through a network of international scholars and practitioners with a long history in the field of sustainable development governance. The project was undertaken in collaboration with the University of Kitakyushu, Japan, with substantial support from the Japan Foundation Centre for Global Partnership.