“The crisis involves new opportunities and a review of established concepts”: a joint discussion of the Gorchakov Club and Delevoy Peterburg

24 April 2020

On April 24, online roundtable “The Shape of the Post-Coronavirus World Order” with the participation of experts from different countries was organized by the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund in partnership with Delovoy Peterburg newspaper and the Center for International and Regional Policy.

Participants of the discussion included: Andras Racz (German Council on Foreign Relations, Berlin), Alexander Graef (Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy, Hamburg University), Nikolay Kapitonenko (Institute of International Relations, Kiev), James Nixey (Royal Institute of International Relations, London),  Tony van der Togt (Netherlands Institute of International Relations, Hague), Frederic Labarre (Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston), and Benyamin Poghosyan (Center for Political and Economic Strategic Studies, Yerevan).

The experts agreed that the shape of the future world order was ambiguous. It is doubtful that the coronavirus will change it because values, strategic priorities, the territory, the balance of military power are not changing while globalization as context of the world order is changing.

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