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Spare the Vote, Spoil the Virus?

Health security measures taken for elections by country

A New Way to Drive COVID-19 Vaccine Development

How a "benefit-based advance market commitment" could build on existing Gavi COVAX and EU Joint Procurement initiatives

Trade

Patent Pools and the Pandemic—A Renewed Debate

In light of COVID-19 we need to revisit patent pools and their potential for pro-competitive and anticompetitive effects

Governance

Africa and Europe After COVID-19

When the dust of this crisis settles, it will be time to pour a new foundation for EU-Africa relations moving forward

Governance

Coronavirus in Europe: Who If Not Us?

Can the EU balance internal recovery with geopolitical influence and lift its gaze towards the international sphere?

Governance

COVID-19 Is Smoke and Mirrors—What Matters Is International Law

Health is political, and the best political choice at the moment would be to strengthen WHO's legal power—not destroy it

Trade

EU: Strongly United for Health—Deeply Divided on the Economy

Lock-step solidarity during COVID-19 pandemic is challenged by policy questions within and "mask diplomacy" from abroad

Trade

Six Proactive Steps in a Smart Trade Approach to Fighting COVID-19

Tariffs, subsidies, waivers, licensure, and what a trade agenda to support the fight against coronavirus might look like

Migration

The Big European Shut Down

COVID-19 pandemic reflects the EU’s powerlessness to act coherently on health matters—but it also reveals a path forward