18 March 2020 – Delegated extraordinary powers to the Chief of Cabinet

This item is sourced from COVID-19 Policy Watch co-ordinated by Policy. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Emergency government
Sectors Involved:
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The Argentine president designated the Chief of Cabinet of Ministers as ‘coordinator’ of the government policies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Chief of Cabinet will control every policy adopted by other public institutions, such as the Ministry of Health, and articulate these actions.
Full details here: https://www.argentina.gob.ar/coronavirus/medidas-gobierno