The Synergy of Technological and Legislative Adaptation in Global Parliaments during Crisis Times
Written on March, 2021
The rapid evolution of information technology has had a significant impact on governance structures worldwide, particularly in legislative bodies. However, the COVID-19 pandemic put an unforeseen stress test on these technological adaptations, forcing parliaments to implement emergency protocols for remote deliberation and e-governance. This transition was not solely a technological feat; it also involved intricate legislative changes, security measures, and international cooperation. This essay aims to dissect the complexities involved in this transition, focusing on the multifaceted nature of international collaboration, the confluence of legislative and technological challenges, and the transformative power of crisis situations.