Diplomacy and global governance after Covid‑19: Prepare for change

Jeffery Robertson, The Interpreter

Photo by Frederic Köberl  on Unsplash
Photo by Frederic Köberl on Unsplash

Centralized decision-making and tighter budgets are here to stay, with pointless political talkfest out of the way. Regardless of whether recovery from Covid-19 occurs over a short or medium-term period, it’s clear the experience will have a lasting impact on diplomacy and global governance. Covid-19 has sped up transformations stemming from long-term trends in foreign policy management, multilateral governance administration and digital technology use. With inevitably tighter budgets, foreign ministries will face some tough choices over the coming years.

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