Dr Silvia Behrendt


Dr Silvia Behrendt is currently director of the Global Health Responsibility Agency (GHRA), Salzburg, Austria; former legal consultant to IHR Secretariat at WHO.

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Why the rush? A call for critical reflection on the legal and human rights implications of a potential new international treaty on pandemics

Background: the push for an international treaty on pandemics At the close of the 74th World Health Assembly (WHA) on the 1st of June 2021, the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Director-General remarked: ‘One day – hopefully soon – the pandemic will be behind us, but we will still face…

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