“Economic Coalition of the Willing: The OECD Reinvents Itself” – new Foreign Affairs
Atualizado: 28 de Out de 2019
Article by Stew Patrick and Naomi Egel
Stewart Patrick, GG10 member and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program at the Council on Foreign Relations, has co-authored a new article with Naomi Egel on the adaptation of a key Western institution, the OECD, to changing geopolitical dynamics.
“For the past decade, a quiet experiment has been underway at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the Paris-based body composed of the United States and other advanced market democracies. Although it is often dismissed as sleepy and technocratic, the OECD has found a way to remain relevant in a quickly shifting global landscape, and other multilateral organizations would be wise to pay attention.
The OECD, like numerous other international bodies, must adapt to changing geopolitical dynamics that have left new major global players outside its ranks. Its response is a so-called “key partner” initiative that allows it to engage—and seek to influence—pivotal nonmember states. This method strikes the right balance between maintaining the OECD’s symbolic role as the enforcer of Western norms and meeting its practical need to maintain a foothold on the global stage… ”
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