Enhancing Policy-making During an Emergency

The responses to the pandemic have not only sparked a plethora of discussions both within and outside the world of science, but have required science to step up to the challenge. Indeed, throughout the crisis, many politicians have talked about the importance of “following the science” when implementing COVID-19 policy. However, there has sometimes been a disconnect between government policy and the fast-evolving scientific evidence.


GRIP series on inequalities, Inequality in the (Post-) Pandemic City

The Global Research Programme on Inequalities (GRIP) miniseries on COVID-19 and global dimensions of inequality was a much-read series during the height of the first wave of the pandemic, so we thought we would return to GRIP and share with the ISC community its new series on inequalities in the (Post-) Pandemic City.


COVID-19 and global dimensions of inequality

“It is high time to reduce the vulnerabilities of migrant workers”, says Amina Maharjan, Senior Specialist in Livelihoods and Migration at ICIMOD, Kathmandu. Amina Maharjan is second up in the Global Research Programme on Inequality’s (GRIP) miniseries of interviews on the current COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on the multiple dimensions of inequality.


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