“Coronavirus: Between the Global and the National”, Pol Morillas (CIDOB, Spain)

The coronavirus pandemic has vanished in record time the distance between global dynamics and their consequences for individuals.

Against the lack of a world government and the fragility of European governance, nation-states re-emerge. In the absence of joint directives, restricting mobility and confinement remain national competences. However, the nation-state is not being wholly strengthened by the coronavirus crisis, neither are we facing the definitive withdrawal of the global and supranational.

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