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What do you understand by ‘global ethics’? How it is related to the concept of ‘Global Village’ or ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’? Explain.

Topic : Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems; ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions; laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance; accountability and ethical governance; strengthening of ethical and moral values in governance; ethical issues in international relations and funding; corporate governance.

7. What do you understand by ‘global ethics’? How it is related to the concept of ‘Global Village’ or ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’? Explain. (250 words)

Reference: Ethics, Integrity and aptitude by Lexicon Publications

Why the question:

Based on the concept of global ethics, question pertains to its importance for concept of ‘Global Village’ or ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’.

Key Demand of the question:

Discuss in detail the concept of global ethics and its significance and centrality to the concept of ‘Global Village’ or ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’.

Directive:

Explain – Clarify the topic by giving a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Briefly define Global ethics.

Body:

The term global ethics refers to a set of common moral values and ethical standards which are shared by the different faiths and cultures on Earth. These common moral values and ethical standards constitute a humane ethic, or, the ethics of humanity.

Explain the meaning of global village and the philosophy of vasudhaiva kutumbakam.

Analyse how concept of global ethics is related to global village and vasudhaiva kutumbakam.

Conclusion:

Promoting Global ethics is need of the hour when the world is facing problems of refugees, climate change, terrorism, poverty and hunger.