In Brief

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is profiled by The Washington Post ahead of U.S. meetings on COVID-19 aid.


The White House may try to remove World Bank President David Malpass over his weak stance on climate change, Axios reported.

The U.N. human rights office recorded 14,532 civilian casualties in Ukraine: 5,916 killed, 8,616 injured. Actual figures are likely higher.

Four global health groups spent almost US$10 billion on COVID-19 with little oversight, POLITICO and WELT reported.

The IMF announced a preliminary agreement to provide Sri Lanka with US$2.9 billion over four years to recover from its economic crisis.

WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific Dr. Takeshi Kasai is “on leave” for alleged racist, abusive and unethical behavior, AP reported.

Featured Graphic
OECD: The world is paying a heavy price for Russia’s war in Ukraine, which is killing thousands and forcing millions from their homes.
Inside International Organizations