GC Human Rights Preparedness

Responding to COVID-19: The Extraterritorial Human Rights Obligations Perspective

Do states have human rights obligations beyond borders to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic? This post argues that states have extraterritorial obligations grounded in international human rights law to respond to a pandemic.



The Reinvention of Multilateralism

When the UN founding members promoted the entry into force of the Constitution of the World Health Organization in 1948 they declared inequality in the promotion of health and control of communicable diseases a common threat.