The Pandemic Case for a Supra-National Governance: A Redu

Author:Pranoto Iskandar - Nandang Sutrisno
Position:The Institute for Migrant Rights - Universitas Islam Indonesia, Fakultas Hukum
Pages:315-325
 
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THE PANDEMIC CASE FOR SUPRA-
NATIONAL GOVERNANCE
a redux
Pranoto Iskandar
e Institute for Migrant Rights
pranotoi@imr.or.id
with
Nandang Sutrisno
Universitas Islam Indonesia, Fakultas Hukum
nandang.sutrisno@uii.ac.id
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
eective 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,
https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2020/world/mapping-spread-
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/
les/eld/eld_document/20140521WHOHealthGovernanceCli.pdf (last
visited Apr. 5, 2020).

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