The Evolution and Modernisation of Parliamentary Diplomacy in a Digital Age
About the ParlAmericas. Written on September, 2021
The interconnected challenges of the modern era, from misinformation to climate change, require a globalised approach to problem-solving. Parliamentary diplomacy has become an increasingly vital tool for fostering international cooperation and enhancing democratic processes. In recent years, the landscape of parliamentary diplomacy has undergone significant changes, catalysed further by the COVID-19 pandemic, which accelerated digital transformation. This essay examines the evolution and modernisation of parliamentary diplomacy, focusing on its programmatic shifts, multi-stakeholder collaborations, and the impact of digitalisation.