After navigating the first few turbulent months of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world is currently taking a moment to reflect. Taking all developments into consideration, could this crisis have been predicted? Could we have prevented the looming economic crisis? What lessons from history can we implement on our road to recovery?
The world today is at a crossroad, faced with questions that will shape the next chapter of global order or disorder: Will we choose globalisation over nationalisation? Multilateralism over self-interest? Progression over regression?
How will this ‘Great Accelerator” interplay with the three large forces of technology, markets and nature?
In this session we are joined by three-time Pulitzer Prize winner, New York Times columnist, and bestselling author of “The World Is Flat” and “Thank You For Being Late”, Thomas L. Friedman, to share his insights on the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on an already-fragile world. "