Press Release – United Nations High Level Meeting On Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness And Response – 20th September 2023, United Nations HQ, New York

Dennis Francis, President of the 78th General Assembly, opened the High Level Meeting on Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness and Response. Alongside him sat the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina J. Mohammed; the Director-General of the World Health Organisation, Tedros Adhanom; Senior Managing Director of the World Bank Group, Mr Axel van Trotsenburg and the…

Press Release – United Nations 78th Session Of The General Assembly – 19th September 2023

António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, opened the General Debate. He warned of rising “geopolitical tensions” and the dangers of AI as well as the need for “global compromise”, renewed efforts around nuclear disarmament, the reformation of the Security Council and the redesign of international finance. He argued that G20 countries must “break their…

Press Release – A Quick Update On The “Pandemic Treaty” Negotiations…

The Intergovernmental Negotiating Body (INB) Bureau is moving on from the “bureau’s text” to a “negotiating text”…but what has happened to the “compilation text”? Inter-sessional informal meetings September 2023 It was agreed at the 6th meeting of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Body (INB) in Geneva (17th – 21st July 2023) that the inter-sessional informal meetings of…