GSL co-publishes article in Opinio Juris on the need for norm development in global health

Just published in Opinio Juris: Harmonizing Global Health Law and Human Rights Law to develop rights-based approaches to global health emergenciesby Habibi et al.

On February 24, GSL Research Fellow Roojin Habibi and GSL Director Steven Hoffman in collaboration with colleagues from the Global Health Law Consortium and the International Commission of Jurists published an article in Opinio Juris advocating for the need for norm development in global health law to ensure States individual and collective responses to public health emergencies are human rights compliant.

In the article, the authors make the case for a consensus-based restatement of principles, drawn from international legal standards, that will harmonize public health and human rights imperatives as the world braces for inevitable, looming global health emergencies of the future.

Read the article here.


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