on June 24, 2022
Plenty of summits, conferences and Board meetings in the weeks before summer kicks in (in this part of the world, at least), let’s hope they manage to do something substantial about “the age of global megacrises” the UN (and many others) discern. In the words of the UN: “Mega crises are growing at a speed and scale that threaten to undo decades of hard-won progress in development, governance and social protection”. Bet you can all relate to this bleak assessment.
Nevertheless, to get in the proper mood and shape for all these virtual and F2F meetings, summits and conferences, International Yoga Day ( 21 June) was celebrated on Tuesday. Being just a bit older than Beckham, I didn’t feel like bending much this year, but I’m sure somewhere in the Multiverse, a version of myself was flexing muscles diligently.
Over to global health security then. In Indonesia, a G20 Health Ministers meeting and the 1st Joint Finance and Health Ministers Meeting took...