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If we can uphold pluralism, responsibility, and fairness, then the ethics in international relations will transform from a normative theory to a practising principle. Elaborate.

Topic: ethical issues in international relations and funding;

7. If we can uphold pluralism, responsibility, and fairness, then the ethics in international relations will transform from a normative theory to a practising principle. Elaborate. (150 words)

Difficulty level: Moderate.

Why the question:

The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4.

Key Demand of the question:

To explain environmental ethics and how it has become an important dimension of ethics in the twenty first century.

Directive word: 

Elaborate – Give a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the context. You must be defining key terms wherever appropriate and substantiate with relevant associated facts.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Start by describing the ethical issues in international relations.

Body:

Write about as to how ethics in international relations remain a theory as they are seldom implemented in practice. Substantiate with examples.

Next, write about how pluralism, responsibility and fairness can make a difference in transforming ethic in international relations. Link these to recent happenings across the world.

Conclusion:

Conclude by mentioning the need of uphold ethics in international relations.