Although the EU is a major civilian and normative power in and through trade, it is conflicted within and faces external challenges from an increasingly multipolar world.
NGOs and IGOs
The existence of legitimate norms & principles within international society did, in fact, exert influence over the US’ behaviour in its 2003 invasion of Iraq.
The WTO undermines international environmental rules. Yet, the WTO’s decisions comply with the mandates for which it operates which do not cover environmental protection.
Sri Lanka and Rwanda elicit a sense of victimhood upon which their respective foreign policies have been built.
Whilst Nigeria’s history of colonialism can partly explain the difficulties of achieving a functioning federalism, its ‘resource course’ is also a significant hindrance.
The absence of preemptive and positive complementarity in the ICC’s proceedings is the largest obstacle to creating a lasting benefit for African state judicial systems.
To correctly assess contemporary reevaluations of development theory, we must understand its origins and their effect on how the global community views development today.
The technological intensification of the communication channels across the globe will trigger the need for governing the democratic aspect of cross-border communications.
The global expression of human rights found in the UDHR contains an implicit touch of Christian values.
From a realist perspective, the impressive devotion of top-troop contributors to UN Peacekeeping is rooted in several political, professional, and economic motivations.
Constructivism captures the political nature of the climate change issue and is able to put it in its respective historical and social context.
Critical approaches can not only identify the flaws of neoliberalism but also possible contradictions between neoliberalism as a concept and how institutions perceive it.