Flashcards in ✅188.8.131.52 - Global Governance Deck (12)
What is global governance?
The ways in which affairs affecting the whole world are managed
What did global governance begin with?
Religion, a globally followed set of rules
What are the focuses of global governance?
Reduction of poverty
Trade and investment inequality
Human rights violations
How is civil conflict governed?
UN and peacekeeping organisations required
Solves conflicts before they escalate
Contributions from many countries, united
How is reduction of poverty governed?
Intervention required from rich, foreign governments
World Banks/IMF involved, aid, NGOs
How is trade and investment inequality governed?
WTO settle trade disputes between countries
Ensures global trade runs smoothly
Allows trade between all countries
How are human rights violations governed?
UN needed to settle, court of human rights
Global human rights required for continuity
Prevents exploitation, slavery, inequality
How are environmental issues governed?
UN climate programme, IPCC etc
Creates global task force, untied
Ensures equality in actions
How is financial instability governed?
Organisation required to oversee global economy
Financial markets interconnected
World Bank, IMF, financial regulators
What are issues with the UN regarding global governance?
It can work to promote growth and sustainability but also exacerbate inequality and injustice
What is fundamental to understanding global governance?
Interactions between the local, regional, national, international and global scales