Book Launch Panel Discussion - 'The Future of Diplomacy After COVID-19: Multilateralism and the Global Pandemic'

Location: Online via Zoom 

16 July 2021

Time: 15:00 - 16:00 BST

Booking: Please register here.

Join us for this exclusive alumni book launch panel discussion with St Cross alumnus, Vahd Mulachela (Diplomatic Studies, 2008). Vahd and his fellow co-authors will discuss their new work which considers the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on international diplomacy, and the challenges and opportunities it presents for the future of multilateralism. Written by a team of authors who have worked directly in International Public Policy and the establishment of global agendas at the United Nations, this book will be essential reading for professionals and policymakers involved in diplomatic roles, as well as students and scholars interested in the future of international relations, global governance and sustainable development. 


St Cross alumnus Vahd Nabyl A. Mulachela (Diplomatic Studies, 2008) is an Indonesian diplomat with experience in bilateral and multilateral affairs covering strategic partnerships, social development and health issues.

Hana Alhashimi coordinated the Future of Diplomacy After Covid-19 book project. She is an Emirati member of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Internet Governance Forum Multistakeholder Advisory Group.

Toni-Shae Freckleton is a Jamaican civil servant with 17 years of experience in policymaking on matters of social and sustainable development, both at the multilateral and national level.

Jonathan Viera is an Ecuadorian diplomat who has served as negotiator in the main design and follow up processes of the United Nations agendas on financing, urban and sustainable development.

Andres Fiallo is an Ecuadorian diplomat, with 15 years of experience in International Human Rights, who has contributed to central processes within the United Nations for over a decade as a negotiator, coordinator and advisor spanning human rights, social affairs, peace and security.

Mona Ali Khalil is the Director of MAK LAW and a former Senior Legal Officer of the UN Office of the Legal Counsel. She is an Affiliate of the Harvard Law School Program on International Law and Armed Conflict and a Fellow of the of the UN of the UN Institute for Disarmament Research.