e Indonesian Journal of International & Comparative Law
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For his careful reading and kind comments to the previous version of this article, we
would like to thank Eric Carter. Also, we thank Guy Fiennes, a research associate at
the Institute for Migrant Rights, who has deligently conducted a superb proofreading
and sources checking.
THE PANDEMIC CASE FOR SUPRA-
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Universitas Islam Indonesia, Fakultas Hukum
It is obvious that the current global fallout as a result of the coronavi-
rus pandemic cannot be separated from the absence of a strong and
eective governance at a supranational level.1 To specify, it is the fail-
ure of the World Health of Organization (WHO) in sending out an
early warning to the international community.2 is failure is strongly
suspected to be related to China’s ever-growing political clout in inter-
1. Mapping the worldwide spread of the coronavirus, W. P, July 4, 2020,
new-coronavirus/?itid=lk_interstitial_manual_59 (last visited Apr 7, 2020).
2. On the WHO, please see C C, W’ W H
O F (2020), https://www.chathamhouse.org/sites/default/
visited Apr. 5, 2020).