COVID-19, the WHO, and the failures of global governance

By Dhruv Sharma & Kit De Vriese – This piece discusses the ever-rising obstacles to global governance in the context of the reactions to the coronavirus pandemic by the WHO, the international community, and particularly the US, and identifies the potential ways forward.

COVID-19 Exposes Gaps in Governance of Emerging Technologies

By Elisabeth Dubois – Understanding the growing trend and reliance on emerging digital technologies, and the need for their improved governance, will be critical in the response to COVID-19 and future crises.

Democratizing international negotiations? Towards a virtual and inclusive negotiation for the world after COVID-19

By Jerome Bellion-Jourdan – This blog post explores the potential to launch a virtual and inclusive negotiation to lay the foundations for future formats of international negotiations after COVID-19, with the possible drafting of a “Shared Humanity Charter”. Using innovative technological solutions and collaborative methods, this would be a first activity of the emerging International Negotiation Platform.