The Washington Post | October 29, 2021
Lawrence Gostin, a professor of global health law at Georgetown Law, said he was underwhelmed by the announcement.
“This is a document that says all of the right words and provides no clear pathway for a solution,” Gostin said. The G-20 has had an “extraordinarily bad track record” of providing financing for global health preparedness, Gostin said, and has failed to take an all-of-government approach. This new body, which will not be led by heads of state, also lacks political heft, he said.