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Biological Weapons and Biosecurity - Lessons from the COVID19 war
May 10, 2020

Biological Weapons and Biosecurity - Lessons from the COVID19 war

In the second of a two-part series on how the Covid-19 pandemic has thrown open doubts on biosecurity, Ambassador Lakshmi Puri writes on how internati

Bracing up for ‘herd immunity’ against COVID19
Jun 19, 2020

Bracing up for ‘herd immunity’ against COVID19

India’s balancing act for safeguarding lives and livelihoods with generous lockdown relaxations is set to see a spike in cases and death toll before

Can the global economy survive COVID19 shocks?
Apr 19, 2020

Can the global economy survive COVID19 shocks?

The COVID19 pandemic has impacted the rich and developed countries. It has reiterated the importance of effective and adequate primary healthcare faci

Can Uganda win the fight against COVID19?
Apr 03, 2020

Can Uganda win the fight against COVID19?

As the world seeks to emerge from this crisis, the real question for Ugandans to ask is: what lessons will the nation learn from this crisis. Will pub

Can Uganda win the fight against COVID19?
Apr 03, 2020

Can Uganda win the fight against COVID19?

As the world seeks to emerge from this crisis, the real question for Ugandans to ask is: what lessons will the nation learn from this crisis. Will pub

China’s State Responsibility for the Global Spread of COVID19: An International Law Perspective
May 23, 2023

China’s State Responsibility for the Global Spread of COVID19: An International Law Perspective

Three months since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of COVID-19 as a pandemic, the health crisis has wreaked havoc on people’s lives and livelihoods across the globe. Can state responsibility be apportioned for the pandemic, under the current international legal system? What would the elements of such responsibility be? This brief explores the concept of “state responsibility” under public international law and exam

Credible emerging market central banks could embrace quantitative easing to fight COVID19
Jul 09, 2020

Credible emerging market central banks could embrace quantitative easing to fight COVID19

Emerging economies are fighting COVID-19 and the economic sudden stop imposed by the containment and lockdown policies, in the same way as advanced ec

Demand-Inducing Stimulus as Covid19 Response: A Case for Debt Monetisation
May 11, 2023

Demand-Inducing Stimulus as Covid19 Response: A Case for Debt Monetisation

As India reels from the economic fallout of Covid-19 despite the announcement of a relief package, calls for a more refined and demand-inducing stimulus have emerged. However, the bleak state of the government’s coffers has left limited fiscal space to act. This brief explains the plausibility of financing a demand-inducing stimulus using debt monetisation as a one-time policy measure. Outlining the criticisms against such proposals and how the

Digital Epiphany? COVID19 and our Tech Futures
May 20, 2020

Digital Epiphany? COVID19 and our Tech Futures

The coronavirus pandemic is wreaking havoc globally, leaving governments and communities struggling to find a response. This is happening even as new

Evolve or perish: Streamlining healthcare delivery to fight Covid19
Mar 24, 2020

Evolve or perish: Streamlining healthcare delivery to fight Covid19

A crisis of these proportions call for a combination of basic practices, innovative measures, and radical thinking.

Evolve or perish: The way forward for India’s fight against Covid19
Mar 23, 2020

Evolve or perish: The way forward for India’s fight against Covid19

Adopting conventional strategies may not work in India given its highly heterogeneous character.

Fractured multilateralism and the search for COVID19 vaccine
Jun 27, 2020

Fractured multilateralism and the search for COVID19 vaccine

The EU’s push for multilateralism on developing a vaccine against COVID-19 comes amidst fraying international relations