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September 30, 2015

WHO Director-General Continues Georgetown's Conversation on Global Governance

Dr. Margaret Chan, director-general of the World Health Organization, continued the Global Futures lecture series with her presentation on "Governance: Global Health's Twenty-First Century Challenge." (Event video and transcript are available.)

Dr. Chan reflected on the complexity of today’s public health challenges and the corresponding need for effective global governance structures. A key excerpt from her lecture is posted below. Georgetown faculty, students, and scholars around the world offered their responses to Dr. Chan's lecture; all are welcome to join the conversation through the commenting feature.