ASEAN Response: Pushing Back Vaccine Nationalism

Author
Mely Caballero-Anthony
Content Type
Commentary and Analysis
Institution
Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Abstract
As ASEAN economic ministers meet virtually this week to deal with, among other things, the severe impacts of COVID-19, their crucial task should be to strengthen multilateral cooperation. ASEAN should rally its dialogue partners and the private sector to make vaccines available to all. Can ASEAN centrality help push back the worrying trend of vaccine nationalism?
Topic
Vaccine, ASEAN, COVID-19, Health Crisis
Political Geography
Asia, Global Focus