Topic: ethical issues in international relations and funding;
7. International ethics and morality can help heal wounds caused by the Pandemic. Examine. (150 words).
Why the question:
The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4.
Key Demand of the question:
To establish how international morality ease suffering during the pandemic and help the world as a whole move on and rebuild together.
Examine – When asked to ‘Examine’, we must look into the topic (content words) in detail, inspect it, investigate it and establish the key facts and issues related to the topic in question. While doing so we should explain why these facts and issues are important and their implications.
Structure of the answer:
International ethics is an area of international relations theory which concerns the extent and scope of ethical obligations between states especially when a global event such as a pandemic takes place.
Start by explaining what is International Morality? – International Morality consists of moral principles which are endorsed by a number of nations. The rules of customary International Law reflect International Morality. One of the major sources and sanctions of International Law has been International Morality.
Give examples. As some countries start mass vaccination, many countries especially countries belonging to the third are in fear of being left out. As such, it is essential for us to examine the nature of International Morality in international relations.
Conclude by suggesting the importance and need of it in healing from the wounds the from the global pandemic.