United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet has warned governments that the response they are offering to the coronavirus pandemic in their countries will “determine their place in history” and differentiate between “economic needs” ” and the “health requirements”.
“Your place in history will depend on how well or how badly you do in the coming months,” Bachelet said, warning that the responses “are based on the interests of a particular elite” that the disease is in other less privileged or marginalized communities exploded again, will reverberate in all “.
He summarized that “the balance between economic and health and human rights needs during the COVID-19 pandemic will be one of the” most delicate, discouraging and decisive “experiences for all political leaders and all governments.
“But this pandemic is not contained by politics or ideologies or by a purely economic approach. It is contained by careful, sensitive and scientifically motivated policy formulation and responsible and humane leadership,” he emphasized. As a former president, she understands how “difficult” it is for it Leaders are “to get politics out of the equation if they respond to COVID-19”.