Challenges and Opportunities

The COVID-19 crisis has affected societies and economies around the globe and will permanently reshape our world as it continues to unfold. While the fallout from the crisis is both amplifying familiar risks and creating new ones, change at this scale also creates new openings for managing systemic challenges, and ways to build back better.…

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Government and Business in Crisis

“We started by saying that lives are important and we have to save lives. Today we are at equilibrium and we’re saying lives are important, but livelihoods are also important.” On the economic implications: “This time I don’t think we’re going to go back to the normal conduct that we see after a typical recession.…

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Ending this Safely

1. How COVID-19 is impacting the globe There are more than 1.3 million confirmed cases of infection of the COVID-19 coronavirus worldwide as of 7 April, with more than 73,000 confirmed deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University. More than 285,000 people have reportedly recovered from the disease. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to intensive care as…

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Coronavirus Reshaping Global Events

by Onize Ohikere Schools, sporting events, and businesses around the world are operating under new restrictions as the COVID-19 outbreak expands. South African and Egyptian health officials confirmed their first cases on Thursday. The disease has infected more than 95,000 people globally and more than 3,200 have died, most of them in China. After a suspected…

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Employing the Youth

It will continue to be a difficult one for young people seeking jobs. The global youth unemployment rate stands at 13%, which is three times higher than the figure for adults, which is 4.3%. This lack of job opportunities is one of the issues of greatest concern.

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