“Tackling Covid-19 Calls for Trust: Building Confidence is Part of Containing a Pandemic”, Tyyne Karjalainen (FIIA, Finland)

COVID-19 highlights the relevance of sharing information at a time of crisis. The revision of International Health Regulations in 2005 aimed to prevent the international spread of diseases, but the response to the novel virus shows that gaps in global health security remain. At the same time, authorities at all levels need to gain citizens’ trust in order to design an effective response.

In this edition of FIIA Comment, Tyyne Karjalainen explored the implications of the coronavirus pandemic on European integration and intergovernmental trust.

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