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FEBRUARY 19: Roles of international organizations in a global pandemic 

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrust the World Health Organization (WHO) into the limelight, for better and for worse. While some of the Trump administration’s criticism of the organization is unfair, the response to the early stages of the pandemic left many experts wanting more from the WHO. What is the WHO’s role in responding to international pandemics? What can be done to improve the WHO’s response to future global health crises?

Speaker: Chunhuei Chi, Oregon State University



Great Decisions returns January 15—all virtual—and runs for eight consecutive weeks on Fridays at noon.

One of WorldOregon's favorite events of the year is the annual Great Decisions series —the oldest, largest grassroots, people-powered, foreign policy series in the country, which had its start here in Portland in 1953. The series features eight hard-hitting topics selected by the Foreign Policy Association and across the region people organize discussion groups and attend our 8-week conversation series.

As in previous years,  this year's series features some very critical issues that are "ripped from the headlines," as they say, topics that are front-and-center for how the U.S. is and will continue to be engaging on the world stage. 

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We’re going
February 19, 2021 at 12:00pm - 1pm PST

Great Decisions 2021: Roles of international organizations in a global pandemic

via Zoom
Contact: Tim DuRoche ·

Will you come?

Add to Calendar 02/19/2021 12:00:00 02/19/2021 13:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Great Decisions 2021: Roles of international organizations in a global pandemic Check https://www.worldoregon.org/great_decisions_2021_roles_of_international_organizations for the latest info. via Zoom Tim DuRoche [email protected]

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