This was a meeting of the roundtable series, Opportunity and Exclusion in the Global Economy.
Policy Adviser, Oxfam America
Paolo De Sa
Sector Manager, Oil, Gas, and Mining Unit, World Bank
Fellow for Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy, Council on Foreign Relations
The race to find a vaccine for the new coronavirus is well underway. Governments and researchers are aiming to provide billions of people with immunity in eighteen months or less, which would be unprecedented.
As China’s power continues to grow, some fear that the considerable autonomy Hong Kong has enjoyed in recent decades could slip away.
Tensions rocketed on June 16 when North Korea demolished a liaison office that had stood as a symbol of hope for improved communications.