The changing global governance landscape: China’s multipronged approach and the EU’s response
Disenchanted with the scale and slow pace of reforms in global governance, China has been active in utilising its increased economic and – by extension – political weight to shape global governance. This article argues that China has pursued a multipronged approach (through a melange of unilateral but also multilateral initiatives with its BRICS partners) and proposes a four-dimension analytical framework (integration, creation, innovation and reinvigoration) to describe Beijing’s new-found activism in global governance.
This article has been published first in EU-China Observer #3.16, pp.4-7.
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