Shisong Jiang

About/Bio

Shisong Jiang is a lecturer in International Law at Chongqing University. He has a Ph.D. in Law from the University of Antwerp and a Ph.D. in ‘Politics, Human Rights, and Sustainability’ from the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (2020). His research focuses on the relationship between international law and cities, global health law, and the sociology of international law. He is currently leading two research projects, both with a strong focus on the Pandemic Treaty (funded by the National Social Science Foundation of China: 22CFX089) and the global governance of vaccine equity (funded by China Postdoctoral Science Foundation: 2021M700573).

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The First Working Draft of the WHO’s ‘Pandemic Treaty’: attempting to cover normative gaps indicated by the COVID-19 pandemic?

Given its cross-border nature and the threat to global health, the COVID-19 crisis has shown the world the importance of strengthening global pandemic governance. In particular, the pandemic has prominently indicated significant flaws in the WHO’s International Health Regulations (IHR, 2005) as the current instrument governing pandemics. In addition to recognizing that revisions are urgently needed to…

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