Parution : 10/2023
Editeurs : Macmillan
ISBN : 978-3-0313-9670-0
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Crisis of Multilateralism? Challenges and Resilience

Sous la direction de Franck Petiteville, Auriane Guilbaud, Frédéric Ramel

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This book explores the challenges that multilateralism faces today and questions the idea of a ‘crisis’ of multilateral cooperation and international organizations. It accounts for the pressures on and power shifts in multilateralism in recent years - such as the war in Syria, the Covid-19 pandemic, challenges for NATO, the erosion of multilateral norms, the transition from Trump to Biden, the rise of China, the post-Brexit European Union, and the mobilization of countries from the South. The authors illustrate the resilience of multilateralism and lessons learned from the WTO, UN Women, International Organizations’ Secretariats and global environmental governance. Written in part by members of the Research Group on Multilateral Action (GRAM), this volume argues that ‘crisis’ should not be considered a pathology but the ‘matrix’ of multilateralism, which is more resilient than commonly thought. This book will be of interest to students and scholars of International Relations, global governance, and international organizations.



Introduction: Crisis as the Matrix of Multilateralism
Auriane Guilbaud, Franck Petiteville, Frédéric Ramel

Multilateralism Under Pressure

Polarization and Plasticity at the United Nations Over the War in Syria
Franck Petiteville, Manon-Nour Tannous, Simon Tordjman

A Stress-Test for Global Health Multilateralism: The Covid-19 Pandemic as Revealer and Catalyst of Cooperation Challenges
Auriane Guilbaud

Unpacking the “Mess” of Multilateral Crisis Management: NATO’s Defense Posture from Afghanistan to Ukraine
Julien Pomarède

The Enduring Crisis: Reclaiming the Normative Foundations of Multilateralism
Thierry Balzacq, Frédéric Ramel

Power Shifts in Multilateralism

The United States from Trump to Biden: A Fragile Return to Multilateralism
Frédéric Charillon

China: Supporter or Contender of Multilateralism?
Camille M. Brugier

The Post-brexit European Union and Multilateralism: Evolution and Challenges in the European Perception of Power
Delphine Deschaux-Dutard

Mobilizing the South: Pluralizing and Complexifying Multilateralism
Delphine Allès, Elodie Brun

New Dynamics

Beyond the Failure of the WTO: Resilience of Trade Multilateralism
Mehdi Abbas, Erick Duchesne

Can UN Reform Be Successful? The Case of UN Women
Marie Saiget, Simon Tordjman

Secretariats of Intergovernmental Organizations and Multilateralism Under Pressure
Bob Reinalda

Regime Complexes as a Model of Multilateral Governance: The Case of the Environment
Amandine Orsini

The Sciences Po Series in International Relations and Political Economy , 281 pages.  126,59 €