PIIRS: Can The World Be Governed?
The institutional and also the moral foundations of the international order are under severe strain. Peace is broken or threatened across the world, humanitarian catastrophes are mounting. Never in the postwar world has the threat of tactical nuclear exchange been greater. Heightened tensions between the US and China make it harder to tackle global public goods issues, and there is no global consensus on the response to Russian aggression against Ukraine. The panel asks how – through which institutions and by means of which arguments - a common global vision might be regenerated.