Tag: #VaccineDiplomacy

Beyond COVID-19 Diplomacy: Sustaining Momentum in CEE-Taiwan Relations

As the Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis announced his country’s pledge to donate 20 thousand COVID-19 vaccine doses to Taiwan, the Taiwanese people were quick to devise creative ways to demonstrate their gratitude. Rapidly, generous donations poured...

Voice for CHOICE #10: Getting a Handle on Sino-Hungarian Relations with Szabolcs Panyi

Hungary has had its share of issues as of late, ranging from its import of Chinese vaccines sans EMA approval, to blockage of EU statements on human rights abuses in China, to the politically problematic (and quite pricey) establishment of Fudan University's campus in Budapest. Indeed, for the very first time, China is shaping up to be a key political issue for the upcoming elections in 2022 for the Central European nation.

How China and India are Competing in Vaccine Diplomacy

At the first high-level summit of the "Quad" grouping, the US, Australia, Japan and India agreed to jointly develop, finance, distribute and manufacture vaccines in order to increase vaccine production and to counter Chinese vaccine diplomacy. In...

The Logic of China’s Vaccine Diplomacy

This article was originally published in The Diplomat and is republished here with the permission of the authors. Since May 2020, when Chinese President Xi Jinping announced at a World Health Assembly meeting that China considered...