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

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

2021

EURICS Briefs | Analyses n°9
China’s place in global health governance

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.