International Health Regulations

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On the Framework Convention on Global Health

The convention offers a human rights-based legal foundation for global health security—which is exactly what we need now

Funding Pandemic Preparedness: A Global Public Good

Pandemics in a globalized world require global responses. We must be better equipped and funded.

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

Governance

Preparing for the COVID-19 Surge in the United States

States such as Louisiana, New York, Michigan, and North Carolina are likely to be among the hardest hit

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

Governance

Coronavirus: A Twenty-Year Failure

Unheeded warnings and past pandemic preparedness policy failures have left the world vulnerable to COVID-19

Governance

Tracking Coronavirus in Countries With and Without Travel Bans

Travel restrictions have neither stopped the spread of this novel coronavirus nor prevented it from becoming a pandemic

Migration

Travel Restrictions on China due to COVID-19

A new global tracker mapping the impact of the new coronavirus on movement around the world

Governance

UPDATED: Timeline of the Coronavirus

A frequently updated tracker of emerging developments from the beginning of the novel coronavirus outbreak

Trade

Coronavirus and the Cruel Cost of Closing Borders

Travel bans rarely prevent disease spread, but they have negative consequences—and may violate international health law

Governance

Why Global Governance of Disease Matters for the Emergence of a Novel Coronavirus

As WHO manages outbreak, how can we strengthen global governance tools and ensure existing systems fit an evolving world