Daniel F. Runde
Global COVID-19 vaccine distribution handbook
This report argues that the Biden Administration needs to take steps to ensure vaccines are distributed equitably, efficiently and effectively around the world, as it would not only restore U.S. global public health leadership, but also prevent the emergence of future coronavirus variants.
Post-pandemic natural resource management in the Indo-Pacific
The two main threats to natural resource management caused by COVID-19 are the negative impact on ecosystems (and thereby resources) of increased human interaction with the environment, and the increased disregard for international environmental laws, norms and regulations, by both individuals and nations. This paper...
Creative economies in the Indo-Pacific and COVID-19
CSIS spent the past year studying how Australia and India have grown their creative sectors and consider how foreign assistance and development aid tools can help other Indo-Pacific countries build capacity in their creative economies. This report focuses on four major creative industries—film and television...
Post-pandemic governance in the Indo-Pacific
COVID-19 presents new challenges to the existing governance objectives of USAID’s Indo-Pacific Strategy, especially as great power competitors, like China, use the pandemic as a vehicle to further exacerbate existing democratic backsliding, corruption and disinformation.
Lessons for building creative economies
This report looks at ways developed and developing country governments can support efforts to strengthen the creative economies in Asia, using Taiwan and Indonesia as case studies.