Category Health

Postcard from Brussels

The European Young Leaders (EYL40) met in Brussels on 9-11 September for the first time since the pandemic disrupted society. The EYL40 programme, led by Friends of Europe, has been instrumental in connecting young talent throughout Europe, with the aim of encouraging new generations to foster a regeneration of a different kind of leadership. They […]

Weekend Roundup: Planetary Politics When The Nation-State Falters

An array of new actors beyond formal international relations are emerging to cope with pandemics, climate change and geopolitical pandemonium. BY NATHAN GARDELSSEPTEMBER 3, 2021 It is easier to see the real-time demise of the familiar old world order than it is to see key elements of the next one falling into place. While the inability […]

Letter: World leaders urged to boost vaccine availability

The world is at a perilous and urgent moment in the Covid-19 pandemic. The Deltavariant has spread rapidly to more than 130 countries, demonstrating that we arefighting a virus that doesn’t respect borders and advances rapidly acrosscontinents. The best way to prevent further catastrophe is to dramatically decrease worldwidecases and slow transmission of the virus […]

Pascal Lamy : « La Zlecaf est la meilleure manière de sortir de ce que le colonialisme a légué de pire à l’Afrique… »

L’ancien directeur général de l’Organisation mondiale du commerce (2005-2013) revient, pour La Tribune Afrique, sur la croissance économique du continent africain aux prises avec le défi démographique et la Covid-19, et sur l’opérationnalisation de la zone de libre-échange continentale africaine (Zlecaf) en passe de transformer, en profondeur, les échanges entre l’Afrique et le reste du […]

G20 urged to do more to support global vaccine distribution

New alliance of multilateral institutions warns vaccine inequity could curb economic recovery The worldwide economic recovery will be held back massively unless world leaders do more to end the growing divergence of vaccine distribution, a new alliance of the world multilateral institutions has said. The International Monetary Fund director, Kristalina Georgieva, said the G7 agreement […]

Leaders convene to share plans & targets for putting the COVID-19 crisis behind us

Introduction by Pascal Lamy, President of the Paris Peace Forum Leaders share their plans and targets for putting the COVID-19 crisis behind us •Discussion between Kristalina Georgieva, Director-General of the International Monetary Fund, and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director-General of the World Trade Organization, moderated by Pascal Lamy •Intervention by David Malpass, President of the World Bank […]