Creating Resilient Futures: Climate, COVID and the Economy
September 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Watch the recording of this event at https://youtu.be/G0SdFbUWF1s
Jobs or the environment? Possible policy options, trade-offs and considerations
Join the BSIA and the Canadian Ditchley Foundation for an exciting and timely panel discussion featuring three global thought leaders on climate, economic and social policy who will discuss possible measures to shape a future for global resilience that is economically sustainable and capable of meeting the twin threats of climate stress and the health burdens of COVID-19.
Diana Fox-Carney, climate and policy expert
John Hancock, Senior Policy Adviser to the Director-General, World Trade Organization
William White, former Chair of the Economic and Development Review Committee, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and BSIA Fellow
Moderated by Jatin Nathwani, Professor, Management Science, Engineering, University of Waterloo and STEM for Global Resilience Research Cluster Lead
The Balsillie School of International Affairs, in partnership with the Canadian Ditchley Foundation is pleased to present the inaugural event of the annual three-part series, Critical Conversations. This series engages with some of the world’s thought leaders on different aspects of important issues to generate new perspectives and ideas for policy leadership moving forward. It will serve as a forum to discuss possible measures to shape a future for global resilience that is economically sustainable and capable of meeting the twin threats of climate stress and the health burdens of COVID-19.