Analyses n° 9: China’s place in global health governance

Analyses n° 9: China’s place in global health governance

2021

Xi Jinping proclaimed in 2018 that China should lead global governance reform. Today, four out of 15 UN specialized agencies are headed by Chinese officials, a first in the history of the international system. As the world is scrambling to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, what is China’s place in the WHO? Juliette Genevaz, political scientist and spring 2021 Eurics fellow, sheds light on this issue in the February issue of Briefs | Analyses.