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Colleagues and friends,
Sound legal and policy frameworks are key enablers in ensuring effective prevention, detection, and response to Public Health Emergencies of International Concern and other public health risks. The International Health Regulations, developed in 2005, is a legally binding instrument requiring States to develop core capacities for rapid detection of and response to public health emergencies such as COVID-19.
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I am pleased to welcome you to this World Leadership Dialogue, which is organised by IDLO, the World Health Organization, and the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University.
My name is Jan Beagle, and I am the Director-General of the International Development Law Organization.
On World Food Day, IDLO joins the international community in its call to ensure and promote access to safe and nutritious food globally and for all.
Professor Signorelli, Dr Azzopardi Muscat, fellow panelists and distinguished Congress delegates,
It is a great pleasure to address the 16th World Congress on Public Health.