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  • Kimberley Peek

Shaping Global Health Law through United Nations Governance: The UN HLM on Pandemic PPR

The UN General Assembly High-Level Meeting (HLM) on pandemic prevention, preparedness, and response (PPR) failed to garner significant high-level commitment and momentum for global health emergency governance. Despite its aim to highlight a pressing policy issue slipping down the international agenda, diplomatic tensions among member states, lack of consensus on crucial matters, and a weak UN Political Declaration in New York indicate challenges ahead for negotiations at the World Health Organization in Geneva.

In this article in Global Health Law, we explore the UN's evolving role in global health governance, analyze the diplomatic process leading to the UN HLM on pandemic PPR, and evaluate the contributions and shortcomings of its resulting Political Declaration.

Check it out below.

Meier, Finch & Schwalbe 2023
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