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Governing Pandemics: Bolstering Leadership, Coordination, and Accountability for Pandemic Preparedness and Response

This policy brief analyzes existing systems and structures as well as prominent proposals for change in the wake of COVID-19. Its aim is to connect the dots on how various structures and proposals hold promise to work together toward a better governed and more accountable global system for pandemic preparedness and response, and to inform the global dialogue and decision-making toward meaningful, sustainable change that ensures humanity is safer from pandemic threats.

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Calling on U.S. Secretary of State Blinken and Foreign Ministers to Take Concrete Action on COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness

Ahead of the Foreign Ministers meeting, hosted by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Nov. 10, nearly 40 international partner organizations issued an open letter to call on U.S. Secretary Blinken and fellow Foreign Ministers to take concrete action to meet Global COVID-19 Summit targets to help vaccinate the world, save lives now, and build back better from the pandemic.

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Exclusion of Pandemic Financing in the Build Back Better Act Statement from the Global Health Council’s Global Health Security Roundtable Co-Chairs

The Global Health Council’s Global Health Security Roundtable Co-Chairs caution critical pandemic preparedness funding cut from the Build Back Better Act will signal a return to complacency in the face of one of the most looming threats to our national and global security. The White House and Congress should urgently agree to ensure the US$600 million for the multilateral fund is included in the Act before final passage and then urge other countries to join the U.S. and contribute their fair share.

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Partnering to Advance Health Security in the Middle East and Around the World

The global response to COVID-19 has shown that the world was ill-prepared to prevent and rapidly respond to a novel pandemic threat. Strategic investments in CEPI by KSA and global partners are vitally needed to answer the call for increased, more predictable, longer-term, and sustainable funding for vaccine R&D to address COVID-19 variants and prepare the world for future pandemics.

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Civil society recommendations for the final stage of the 2022 European Union budget negotiations

Ahead of the vote in the European Parliament Plenary, civil society organizations have identified four priority budget lines that play a vital role in mitigating the effects of the pandemic and are urging the EU to protect them in the conciliation period. The CSOs support the amendments laid out in a set of recommendations to restore the Draft Budget for 2022, reverting the cuts made by the Council.

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Governing Pandemics: Bolstering Leadership, Coordination, and Accountability for Pandemic Preparedness and Response

This policy brief analyzes existing systems and structures as well as prominent proposals for change in the wake of COVID-19. Its aim is to connect the dots on how various structures and proposals hold promise to work together toward a better governed and more accountable global system for pandemic preparedness and response, and to inform the global dialogue and decision-making toward meaningful, sustainable change that ensures humanity is safer from pandemic threats.

Read More »

Calling on U.S. Secretary of State Blinken and Foreign Ministers to Take Concrete Action on COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness

Ahead of the Foreign Ministers meeting, hosted by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Nov. 10, nearly 40 international partner organizations issued an open letter to call on U.S. Secretary Blinken and fellow Foreign Ministers to take concrete action to meet Global COVID-19 Summit targets to help vaccinate the world, save lives now, and build back better from the pandemic.

Read More »

Exclusion of Pandemic Financing in the Build Back Better Act Statement from the Global Health Council’s Global Health Security Roundtable Co-Chairs

The Global Health Council’s Global Health Security Roundtable Co-Chairs caution critical pandemic preparedness funding cut from the Build Back Better Act will signal a return to complacency in the face of one of the most looming threats to our national and global security. The White House and Congress should urgently agree to ensure the US$600 million for the multilateral fund is included in the Act before final passage and then urge other countries to join the U.S. and contribute their fair share.

Read More »

Partnering to Advance Health Security in the Middle East and Around the World

The global response to COVID-19 has shown that the world was ill-prepared to prevent and rapidly respond to a novel pandemic threat. Strategic investments in CEPI by KSA and global partners are vitally needed to answer the call for increased, more predictable, longer-term, and sustainable funding for vaccine R&D to address COVID-19 variants and prepare the world for future pandemics.

Read More »