The end of global cooperation? A debate on global governance in the emerging world order | University of Oxford

The end of global cooperation? A debate on global governance in the emerging world order

Speaker
Carlos Lopes and Achim Steiner (Oxford Martin School), Karthik Ramanna and Ngaire Woods (Blavatnik School of Government)
Event date
Event time
17:30
Venue
Blavatnik School of Government
Radcliffe Observatory Quarter
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX2 6GG
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

Recent events in America, Europe, and elsewhere threaten to unravel the international institutions that have managed global security and commerce since the end of World War II. Also under assault is the very principle of multilateral international governance that is so ensconced in our understanding of world affairs that it has come to be seen as the “null hypothesis” in international relations. But is the abandonment of multilateralism all that bad? Can we imagine a more secure and prosperous world when international affairs are managed on a deal-by-deal basis between relevant national players?
Join us for a debate on these questions.

Dr Carlos Lopes, visiting fellow at the Oxford Martin School, and Dr Achim Steiner, Director of the Oxford Martin School, will make the case for multilateralism. Professor Karthik Ramanna, Director of the Oxford MPP, and Professor Ngaire Woods, Dean of the Blavatnik School, will argue for the alternative deal-by-deal approach.