Category Health

‘We are on the verge of a vaccine apartheid,’ former WTO Director-General says

Pascal Lamy, President emeritus of the Jacques Delors Institute and former WTO Director-General, discusses the need for international cooperation amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Link to the video on CNBC website

« L’apartheid vaccinal ? Nous y sommes ! Le Covid-19 divise le monde, sanitairement et économiquement »

Les pays développés ne sortiront pas du cauchemar de la pandémie si le reste du monde est exclu de la protection conférée par la vaccination. A ce constat s’ajoute le danger du creusement des divergences économiques entre Nord et Sud, observe dans sa chronique Sylvie Kauffmann, éditorialiste au « Monde ». Chronique. C’était, en miniature, un avant-goût de […]

Pascal Lamy, a former WTO boss and EU commissioner, lays out his views to Morning Trade on vaccines and the push to waive intellectual property rights.

IP WAIVER PROPOSAL DISTRACTS FROM US VACCINE NATIONALISM, FORMER WTO CHIEF SAYS: Washington’s support for lifting intellectual property protections for coronavirus vaccines could be a smart way to move the spotlight away from American vaccine nationalism, according to former World Trade Organization chief and EU trade commissioner Pascal Lamy. It is “difficult to assess the impact in […]

COMMITTEE ON TOURISM ETHICS RECOMMENDS RESPONSIBLE USE OF TRAVEL CERTIFICATES

COVID-19 certificates for international travel must be free, universally available and non-discriminatory. They must also be limited in time and use, the World Committee on Tourism Ethics has recommended. As some countries work to welcome back visitors and restart tourism, the Committee met to assess the implications health certificates might have on tourism ethics. As […]

France info – Jeudi 6 mai 2021 – vers une levée des brevets sur les vaccins?

Pascal Lamy était sur France Info jeudi 6 mai 2021 pour parler de la levée des brevets sur les vaccins.

“El cáncer es bueno para su salud”, la ironía sobre la agroindustria global

Según el autor, restringir exportaciones cuando sobran stocks y faltan divisas es una cuestión psiquiátrica, no un drama de política comercial. Jorge Riaboi Actualizado al 05/05/2021 18:00 El ex comisionado de Comercio de la Unión Europea (UE) y ex director General de la Organización Mundial de Comercio (OMC), Pascal Lamy, una voz respetable de política exterior, parece […]