Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.
5. Discuss the need for better global governance for pandemics to avert the next crisis while highlighting the failures of the governments and global institutions across the world to contain the corona pandemic initially.(250 words)
Reference: Indian Express
Why this question:
The question is based on the theme of global governance.
Key demand of the question:
One has to bring out the need for better global governance for pandemics to avert the next crisis while highlighting the failures of the governments and global institutions across the world to contain the corona pandemic initially.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
Briefly explain the views of the author with respect to the context of the question.
Define what you understand by global governance.
Explain the case of COVID-19, discuss the spread, expanse; highlight the factors that lead to the failure of global governance, describe the role played by organisations such as WHO.
Discuss the lacunae.
Suggest what role the policy makers across the world countries. Highlight the need for global governance to be in place to tackle the challenge.
Conclude with way forward.