In Geneva, the world’s humanitarian capital, coordinated aid operations have been completely turned upside down due to COVID-19.
The scale and speed of the pandemic underscores how deeply interconnected the world’s populations are. Nevertheless, at precisely the moment when global solidarity and cooperation are most essential, many nations are turning inwards as they seek to protect their citizens.
But a virus does not respect borders. Nor does it discriminate. A truly effective response to this situation, not to mention a morally correct one, must then also not discriminate.