Category Health

De ‘strijdlustige’ EU-onderhandelaar die de vaccins aankocht

Sandra Gallina Een Italiaanse vertaler werd de onderhandelaar namens de EU met de grote farmaceuten. Gallina is bekend als een scherpe én Europese onderhandelaar: niet de snelheid maar de prijs en aansprakelijkheid stonden voorop. Ursula von der Leyen erkende woensdag dat de Commissie te optimistisch is geweest over levering van vaccins. Clara van de Wiel Veel […]

Pascal Lamy : “L’Europe est la seule échelle pertinente face aux Etats-Unis et à la Chine”

Pascal Lamy était l’invité d’Ali Baddou le samedi 6 février 2021 sur France Inter dans l’émission “Le grand face-à-face” Lien pour entendre le podcast sur le site de France Inter

Multilateral Cooperation for Global Recovery

Feb 3, 2021EMMANUEL MACRON, ANGELA MERKEL, MACKY SALL, ANTÓNIO GUTERRES, CHARLES MICHEL, URSULA VON DER LEYEN We should not be afraid of a post-pandemic world that will not be the same as the status quo ante. We should embrace it and use all appropriate fora and available opportunities to make it a better world by advancing the cause of international […]

Inquietud ante el acaparamiento de la vacuna por los países ricos: “No vamos por buen camino”

Expertos y líderes piden universalizar el fármaco en el 60 aniversario de la OCDE ÁLVARO SÁNCHEZ Madrid – 15 DEC 2020 – 15:22 CET La gran inmunización ya ha empezado. La vacuna ha saltado de los laboratorios a los hospitales de un puñado de países, pero persisten las incertidumbres sobre si la potencia económica de los Estados decidirá quiénes van […]

EU Leaders Must Hold the Green Line

Dec 10, 2020PASCAL LAMY, ENRICO LETTA, LAURENCE TUBIANA The European Union has taken monumental steps this year to deepen the bloc’s integration and solidarity in the face of not just the pandemic but also the climate crisis. By threatening to derail this progress, Hungary and Poland have placed a risky bet, and other EU leaders must call […]

PASCAL LAMY STANDS WITH THE COMMISSION ON CORONAVIRUS IP DISPUTE

Pascal Lamy, a former WTO boss and EU trade commissioner, also thinks there’s no need to suspend the intellectual property protection of coronavirus-related products granted by the trade body’s rules. “At the end of the day, IP protection won’t be the problem,” Lamy said, adding that existing WTO rules — the so-called TRIPS agreement — […]