Groningen Journal of International Law

International Law Under Construction

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Recognizing Economic and Social rights in the context of COVID-19 Pandemic: An Expensive Wakeup call?

S. M. Morsalin Hider, Muhammad Rezaur Rahman and Arpeeta Shams Mizan

The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has addressed the Covid-19 pandemic as the most challenging crisis since the Second World War. Most States, including those with advanced economies and medical facilities, have drastically failed to tackle the pandemic. Confronting Covid-19 is requiring not only national emergency funds but also private assistance. Continue reading