Baltic Rim Economies
Baltic Rim Economies 3/2021 is published
A special issue on COVID-19
Highlights of this issue:
“The short description of the course of the pandemic and the mistakes made by the Polish authorities indicates several lessons for the future health crises. First of all, in order to ascertain the real picture of the situation, mass testing is an absolute must. Moreover, the governments cannot shy away from taking responsibility for its actions.”
Member of the European Parliament,
Chair of the Special Committee on Beating Cancer
Former Minister of Health (2011-2015),
“Sharing vaccines with partners is not only about international solidarity but also in the EU’s own interest to help break the circle of new mutations. For this speeding up safe and effective vaccination everywhere is key.”
Deputy Director General for Human Development, Migration, Governance, Peace and Resources,
DG International Partnerships,
“Initially, the Kremlin denied the coronavirus for some time and then played down its possible impact. When the Russian government turned its attention to the coronavirus, it uncharacteristically delegated its management to the regional governors.”
The Atlantic Council
Washington D.C., USA
“The strengthening of certain global megatrends has been noteworthy. Moreover, the demand of forest-based products has diminished. Megatrends have the same effect everywhere, but different countries have different capacities to adapt to change.”
Manager, Russian Affairs, M.Sc. (For.),
Finnish Forest Industries Federation
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