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Vaccine Geopolitics
8 | february | 2021

Even before most covid-19 vaccines were approved, the world's richest countries had already ordered millions of vaccines, despite calls from the WHO that these agreements could hinder access to vaccination for poorer countries warning against "vaccine nationalism" and that the pandemic is global and requires global vaccination. COVAX, an initiative to provide access to equitable treatment and vaccination, has distributed vaccines around the world, but access to vaccines remains unequal between different parts of the world.

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Afghanistan: the taliban's return
23| September | 2021

On 15 August 2021, President Karzai's departure marks the fall of Kabul. Just 3 months after Allied troops began their withdrawal from the country, and after 20 years of war, the chaos of evacuation and the reinstallation of a Taliban regime ensued.

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Tunisia's political crisis
03 | august | 2021

After months-long protests with an escalating pandemic, economic and political crisis, on July 25 President Kaïs Saïed assumed executive powers by sacking the Prime Minister and suspending the Parliament and removed immunity for MP’s. A decade after the Arab Spring, Tunisia faces a new crossroads between democracy and authoritarianism.

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Myanmar's coup d'etat
03 | august | 2021

In the February 1st military coup in Myanmar, the military arrested President Aung San Suu Kyi and several members of the government and parliament, sparking massive protests across the country. Despite strong international condemnation of the coup and the civil resistance (violently suppressed), the military seeks to consolidate the regime and Aung San Suu Kyi faces trial for electoral fraud.

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