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Playing Politics with the World Health Organization

Thursday, April 30, 2020

12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

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The Trump administration’s decision to withdraw funding from the WHO in the midst of a pandemic over accusations of undue Chinese influence has caused shock waves around the world. Join our experts as they explore how the COVID-19 crisis differs from politics as usual, how past pandemics can help us make sense of what's happening now, and what the WHO’s future might look like.

Speakers:

Nitsan Chorev, Harmon Family Professor of Sociology and International and Public Affairs, Watson Institute, Brown University

Jeremy Youde, Dean of College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota Duluth

Moderator: Matthew Kavanagh, Director, Global Policy & Politics Initiative, O’Neill Institute & Department of International Health, Georgetown University

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