Changing notions of international relations and geo politics during the time of COVID-19 pandemic
Author(s): Deepu Soman
The COVID-19 pandemic has had significant implications for international relations. The outbreak of the virus and its rapid spread across the globe has highlighted the interconnectedness of nations and the need for cooperation and collaboration in addressing global crises. Countries have implemented various measures to contain the spread of the virus, including travel restrictions, lockdowns and social distancing measures. However, these measures have also disrupted international trade, travel, and supply chains, leading to economic challenges and geopolitical tensions. The pandemic has also raised questions about the role of international institutions such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations (UN) in responding to global health crises. The pandemic has highlighted the need for better global coordination and cooperation in addressing health emergencies.