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What will the future multipolar world order look like?

Last month, we held a Citizens’ Panel on the future of multilateralism. A few days later, Russia invaded Ukraine and completely upended the established multilateral world order. What comes next?

We took some of the questions the citizens and civil society representatives on our panel came up with, and put them to a panel of experts during Friends of Europe’s recent event on post-pandemic multilateralism. Responding to the questions were:

  •  Christina Kokkinakis, Director, Values and Multilateral Relations, EEAS
  •  Mohamed Zeeshan, Journalist & Foreign Affairs columnist
  •  Rosebell Kagumire, Pan-African Feminist Activist & Author

You can see their responses in the video above, and you can watch the full debate on Friends of Europe’s website here.

What will the future multipolar world order look like? 

Will Putin’s war on Ukraine force Russia to depend on Chinese support? What might China think of that arrangement? What role should Europe play on the global stage? Let us know your thoughts and comments in the form below and we’ll take them to policymakers and experts for their reactions!

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