Global Challenges Symposium: COVID and Fragile States
The Global Challenges Symposium is a weekly discussion open to graduate students in the SFS about how the COVID pandemic is impacting the world order. Weekly discussions will be led by an SFS faculty member about the week’s recorded interviews. These will take place every Friday from 12:30-1:30pm. You can view a full schedule of the symposium here.
The video for the October 30, “COVID and Impact of Racial, Ethnic, Gender Disparities in the World” discussion will be released on Tuesday, October 27 to watch before the Friday discussion.
Shanta Devarajan, Chair of the International Development Concentration of the MSFS Program, Former Senior Director for Development Economics (DEC) and Acting Chief Economist at the World Bank
Dr. Roger Kamba, Coordinator of DRC’s Covid Response from the President’s Office
Franck Bousquet, Senior Director of the World Bank’s Fragility, Conflict, & Violence (FCV) Group
Shanta Devarajan, Chair of the International Development Concentration of the MSFS Program