The post-COVID-19 world: GeoTech and the pandemic

Learn what the Atlantic Council GeoTech Center has done since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. View our video recaps. Read our analyses. Glean insights on how tech, data, and leadership can ensure the world gets through the pandemic and we build a better post-COVID-19 world together.

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Thu, May 28, 2020

Can post-pandemic Ukraine prevent another exodus?

As Ukraine looks towards the post-coronavirus recovery period, the country needs to think hard about how it intends to persuade millions of Ukrainian migrant workers to build their futures at home.

UkraineAlert by Michael Druckman

Coronavirus Economy & Business

Thu, May 21, 2020

Fernandes quoted in The New Indian Express on unemployment fears in urban India

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Future of Work

Fri, May 15, 2020

Income inequality and life after coronavirus: Flattening the spread

This will be a “crisis wasted” if we do not acknowledge and instill the principles of solidarity and subsidiarity, the dignity of work, and the recognition that each person matters and has something unique to contribute to society.

New Atlanticist by Alexis Crow

Coronavirus Future of Work
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Wed, May 13, 2020

Expert survey series: Societal and geopolitical changes in a post-COVID-19 world

In the third installment of biweekly surveys sent from the Atlantic Council’s Geotech Center to a community of technology experts, we analyze how respondents believe COVID-19 and national responses to it will shape economies and societies.

GeoTech Cues by Stewart Scott

Civil Society Coronavirus

Mon, May 11, 2020

Younus in his podcast “Pakistonomy,” episode 17: What Can We Learn From Reko Diq?

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Future of Work
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Mon, May 11, 2020

Major takeaways on strategic standards now, so people can return to work soon

On Monday, April 20, 2020 at 12:30pm EDT, the Atlantic Council’s GeoTech Center hosted a panel of experts in the fields of health science, digital technologies, workplace law, and data privacy. The panel included Dame Wendy Hall, a nonresident senior fellow at the GeoTech Center; Declan Kirrane, the managing director of ISC Intelligence in Science; Jay Williams, chief technology officer at the Quantum Materials Corporation; Daniella Taveau, principal of Bold Text Strategies; and John Ackerly, the chief executive officer of Virtru. Dr. David Bray, Director for GeoTech Center, moderated the discussion.

Event Recap by Stewart Scott

Coronavirus Economy & Business

Fri, May 8, 2020

US States’ Covid-19 Response – Short-Term Pain = Long-Term Gain?

This edition of the EconoGraphic compares Covid-19’s impact with previous economic shocks, presents data on how public health restrictions influenced economic recoveries during the Spanish Flu, and contrasts US states’ reopening decisions with unemployment trends across the country.

EconoGraphics by Ole Moehr | Graphics by Nikolai Albishausen and William Bonney

Economy & Business Future of Work

Sun, May 3, 2020

Varshney in The Indian Express: The new capitalism

In the News by Atlantic Council

Coronavirus Economy & Business
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Fri, May 1, 2020

Major takeaways on how we can achieve both healthy communities and economic renewal

On Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 8:00am EDT, the Atlantic Council’s GeoTech Center hosted a panel of experts to explore “How We Can Achieve Both Healthy Communities and Economic Renewal”. The panel included Mona Nemer, chief science advisor to Canada’s Prime Minister; Philippe Gillet, chief scientific officer with SICPA; Luukas Ilves, head of strategy with Guardtime; Daniella Taveau, principal of Bold Text Strategies; and Declan Kirrane, the managing director of ISC Intelligence in Science.

Event Recap by Claudia Vaughn Zittle

Coronavirus Cybersecurity
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Tue, Apr 28, 2020

Expert survey series: COVID-19, technological innovation, and the future of societies

In order to understand future trends in technology and geopolitics, a group of experts was polled about how COVID-19 and technological innovation will shape the future of societies and their respective forms of government.

GeoTech Cues by Stewart Scott

Coronavirus Democratic Transitions