Foreign affairs and historical challenges of the mondialized world of europe in the context of the spread of the covid-19 pandemic: migration and diasporal aspects

DOI: 10.46493/2663-2675-2021-3-4-1

Authors:

Viacheslav Tsivatyi , PhD (History), Professor of History, the Honored Worker of Ukraine, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv , 0000-0003-1505-7483

Maryna Martsyniuk , PhD (History), National Institute for Strategic Studies , 0000-0002-4406-9056

Abstract.

The article analyzes the features of Ukraine's migration policy, as well as trends in Ukrainian labor migration to Europe in a polycentric worldview of the XXI century. The network programs of social assistance to Ukrainian citizens who were "stuck" abroad during the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, introduced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, are considered. A systematic analysis of the work of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine with Ukrainian citizens and Ukrainian migrants abroad, in particular the programs introduced by the Foreign Ministry during the spread of COVID-19, and their impact on the management of migration processes in a pandemic. The methodological basis of the study is a systematic approach, the principles of logic and multifactoriality, as well as a set of general and special research methods. Methods of comparative, systemic, problem-chronological, descriptive-narrative, structural-functional analysis, etc. were used to perform the set tasks. The combination of these scientific methods made it possible to comprehensively and comprehensively study the work of programs introduced by the Foreign Ministry during the spread of COVID-19; reflect their interaction in working with Ukrainian citizens and Ukrainian migrants abroad as part of a comprehensive process of institutional management of migration processes; show the importance of a particular institution in the system of state structures for working with migrants. The study considers the built network of social support programs and the main forms of interaction of the Ministry with citizens of Ukraine abroad. The authors of the article emphasize the effectiveness of the implementation of network programs in the context of globalization, give recommendations for their possible adaptation and use of the experience of diaspora policy and the diaspora. As a result of the research it was revealed that in the conditions of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic the system of activity of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine in working with Ukrainian citizens abroad has shown its high efficiency, dynamic development and adaptability to the rapidly changing situation. It is worth noting that the system is efficient, dynamic and innovative, and in the future can be used for permanent work with Ukrainian migrants and the diaspora.

Keywords : migration processes, migration policy, diaspora, foreign policy, diplomacy, institutionalization, globalization, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, pandemic COVID-19

Language of the article : english

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