Lack of international agreement on a COVID-19 vaccine could cause new conflicts
Benjamin Duerr is a political strategist and international lawyer, focussing on multilateralism, humanitarian diplomacy and international law. He worked on foreign policy and international cooperation for the government of the Netherlands and as a strategist for the foundation of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Denis Mukwege, and other organizations. As an award-winning journalist, he reported extensively on conflicts, human rights, humanitarian affairs and the United Nations from various countries around the world, including ten African countries. His work was published by Al Jazeera English, The Atlantic, Der Spiegel (Germany), De Volkskrant (the Netherlands) and many others. Benjamin Duerr studied international strategy and diplomacy at the London School of Economics (LSE) and holds an LL.M. in international law from the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Institute (UNICRI) and the University of Turin, Italy. He speaks four languages.