The book, Reimagining the International Legal Order, discusses how private and commercial laws play an influential role in the management of the SDGs.
Vesselin Popovski, Professor, Jindal Global Law School, O.P. Jindal global university, Sonipat, Haryana, India.
This introduction presents an overview of the key concepts discussed in the subsequent chapters of this book. The books represent a non-partisan approach to modern challenges, such as armed conflicts, climate change, rise of populism and fake news, fragility of state institutions, corruption, pandemics, loss of biodiversity and many other. It explores the emergence of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), their origins, nature and challenges in implementation.
The book discusses how private and commercial laws play an influential role in the management of the SDGs. It illustrates how international organisations act as mechanisms for managing pluralism. The book discusses five dimensions of pluralism: multipolarity, multiple legal fields, multiple levels of governance, multiple stakeholders and multiple normative orders. It analyses how, in the face of COVID-19, international organisations dealt with the tensions created by pluralism, considering each of these dimensions.
Published in: Reimagining the International Legal Order, Pages 1 – 15, Routledge, 1st Edition, 2023.
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