Why a Youth Commission on Global Governance for Health?
The University of Oslo and The Lancet is announcing a Youth Commission on Global Governance for Health. The initiative follows The Lancet—University of Oslo Commission on Global Governance for Health, in collaboration with the Harvard Global Health Institute, whose mandate is to “examine aspects of governance, at both national and global levels, with the aim of making recommendations for improving global governance for health”.The open-mindedness and innovative thinking that young people often display will accentuate the work of the Commission, and provide valuable perspectives. Besides, young people have for long shown enthusiasm and progressive action in the field.
Read the article in The Lancet 28 February 2012 by Unni Gopinathan, Lotte Danielsen and Ann Louise Lie.