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Winnie Byanyima

Winnie Byanyima

Winnie Byanyima is the UN Under-Secretary-General, Executive Director for UNAIDS and Co-Chair of the People's Vaccine Alliance.

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Reckless Complacency by Wealthy Nations Means the Covid-19 Pandemic Is Far From Over

Like many of the world's crises, we would be in a better place in this pandemic had we listened to the countries most affected by vaccine inequity.

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The Vaccine Monopolies Must Be Broken

During the HIV/AIDS epidemic a generation ago, African countries were priced out of lifesaving drugs by pharmaceutical firms that prioritized profits over lives. If rich countries had learned the lessons of that historic injustice, the world might be celebrating the end of Covid-19, rather than bracing ourselves for another wave.

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How Can We Bridge the Widening Global Inequality Gap?

It's as if inequality apologists can barely be bothered because they don't feel their cosy system is threatened enough that they need to.

Winnie Byanyima ·


The Makings of a More Human Economy

We must now forge an ambitious but common-sense design of an economy purposed to benefit the 99 percent, not the one percent.

Winnie Byanyima ·


The Climate Movement Charges On, Even Without the US

Developing nations lay claim to the mantle of leadership for a fairer, safer world

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UN Refugees and Migrants Summit: All Talk, No Action

For now, these summits risk being but a half-hearted beginning to help those millions of people forced to flee.

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Jo Cox's Message to the World: We Have #MoreInCommon

We must actively reject hateful ideology from all corners.

Winnie Byanyima ·

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