COVID-19 and the Modern Challenges of International Politics

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Keti Jijeishvili
Giorgi Chkhikvishvili


The urgency of the research topic is determined by the global context of the problem itself. The impending threat from COVID-19 has exposed the world community to a new reality. The global epidemic has revealed many problems that the international community is facing. Although the coronavirus, like other global pandemics, is primarily a medical problem, at this stage, it already has a pronounced negative impact on the economies of more than 190 countries around the world. Therefore, the world is facing the threat of a new economic crisis, which will inevitably affect the modern agenda of world politics.

The purpose of the paper is to provide information to interested people about the political challenges and current trends of the COVID-19 global pandemic and to highlight the multilateralist and unilateralist approaches in the context of the new political reality, the analysis of which provides a more or less complete picture of the problem.

The research topic aims to demonstrate and explore the cause-and-effect relationship between COVID-19 anatomy and the current challenges of the New World Order, which will help us to better understand the political processes in modern international politics and seek new models of international cooperation that can avoid and resist new global risks.

The article presents the author’s conclusions on the correlation between the need to create effective COVID-19 global crisis management and to radically change international approaches.

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Published: Oct 20, 2020

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COVID-19 - Economic, Legal and Political Challanges