Tag Archives: Covid

Travel Restrictions, Vaccine Passports, and Mandates: Is There an International Standard?

Frederick Kushmore III, October 29, 2021 During the Covid-19 Pandemic, countries took various strategies to combat the pandemic. One of the core aspects of this was a ‘lockdown’ where people were to stay at home and travel was restricted around the world. While all nations have public laws, there had not been a major pandemic […]

Adopting Israel’s rigid legally-binding Covid-19 mandates will lead to a global COVID-19

By: Dor Scwartz, October 21, 2021 Since the commencement of the pandemic, Israel has led the international realm, not only in the Middle East but globally in the fight to mitigate the COVID-19 breakouts. Israel was the first country to fully vaccinate a majority of its eligible citizens, leading to 78% of its eligible citizens […]

Health and Safety or Money and Livelihood: What to Do When You Can’t Have Both?

By: Mozelle Garcia, October 13, 2021 It will surprise no one to learn that in the Bahamas tourism makes up 50% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). It is also easy to fathom that countries reliant on tourism have been disproportionately affected by international travel bans.  After Global shutdowns in early 2020, the Bahamas, together with […]

The Intersection Between Gender Equality and State Security in Global Health Crises

Alessandra Perez, September 27, 2021 The greatest security dilemma states face is the systemic insecurity of women. Although often overlooked, sex and gender play a pivotal role in global affairs, and the correlation between investment in women and the overall peace and security of a state is no coincidence. As former Secretary-General of the United […]