Post Tagged with: "Multilateralism"

Opinion – Coronavirus: A Global Crisis Waiting for a Global Response

Opinion – Coronavirus: A Global Crisis Waiting for a Global Response

There are no signs that the UN Security Council is meeting any time soon on the covid-19 crisis, despite the global impact of the corona pandemic for peace and security.

(Osaka - Japão, 28/06/2019) Presidente da República, Jair Bolsonaro, durante foto de família dos Líderes do G20.
Foto: Alan Santos / PR

Opinion – Can the Coronavirus Crisis Revive Multilateralism?

The call for multilateralism should be reinforced to tackle the far-reaching health, economic, (geo)political, infrastructural and social implications of the coronavirus crisis.

How Well-meaning Donors Create the UN Machinery They Don’t Like

How Well-meaning Donors Create the UN Machinery They Don’t Like

While states have been increasing financial support to the UN, their shift towards voluntary contributions adds more fuel to the fire of UN bureaucracy that they dislike.

Interview – Hans Carl von Werthern

Interview – Hans Carl von Werthern

Ambassador Hans Carl von Werthern discusses Germany-Japan relations, proposals for reform of the UN Security Council, and the impact of the Fukushima disaster in Germany.

Trump’s Trade War: US Geoeconomics from Multi- to Unilateralism

Trump’s Trade War: US Geoeconomics from Multi- to Unilateralism

Donald Trump has no problem to revoke partnerships. Hence, his strategy may actually end up being right: for the United States, trade wars are good, and easy to win.

Trump and Trade: The End of Multilateral Trade Governance?

Trump and Trade: The End of Multilateral Trade Governance?

Contradictory US interests, domestic views on trade, and industry preferences will remain after Trump leaves office, which bodes ill for international trade governance.

The End of the Global Liberal Order?

The End of the Global Liberal Order?

The global liberal order still represents the best option for a peaceful and prosperous future, but it will need to be reformed or it will become moribund.

The Global Crisis of Multilateralism

The Global Crisis of Multilateralism

For more than half a century the EU has been a beacon of multilateralism. Post-Brexit Europe could become a beacon of disintegration and nationalism.

Interview – Emilian Kavalski

Interview – Emilian Kavalski

Emilian Kavalski reflects on his approach to climate change, propounds the relevancy of ‘complexity thinking’ to IR, and discusses the current “power shift to the East”.

Women’s Power to Stop War: Lessons for the International Studies Association

Women’s Power to Stop War: Lessons for the International Studies Association

Creative energy and renewed multilateralism is needed to challenge the ideological imperialism that dominates our thinking, research and action around peace and security.

Evolving Canadian Multilateralism

Evolving Canadian Multilateralism

Every state’s foreign policy should be designed to maximize security and pursue national interests. But Canada’s current approach may not lead to the desired outcomes.

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