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Wed, Apr 1, 2020

Cities “on the front lines” of the coronavirus crisis

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic worsens and deaths increase around the world, national and local governments are racing to prepare their healthcare systems, infrastructure, and economies to weather the current storm. “The world writ large was not adequately prepared to see what has come,” former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said on April 1, adding that now it is up to mayors and local officials who “are really on the frontlines,” to take action to protect their citizens.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Coronavirus Resilience

Sat, Mar 28, 2020

COVID—19’s next target: fragile states and emerging markets

Developed countries – even as they act to save themselves – must shift far greater public health and economic attention to fragile states and emerging markets, where the hit from the virus is likely to be far more devastating, destabilizing, and enduring.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

Coronavirus Crisis Management

Fri, Mar 6, 2020

Nooruddin joins The Hindu to discuss empirical arguments regarding the importance of social peace for economic development

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Human Rights

Wed, Mar 4, 2020

Governments and businesses brace for coronavirus impact

As more cases of the novel coronavirus (known as COVID-19) are identified in the United States and around the world, governments, businesses, and communities will need to be prepared to take significant action to slow its spread and mitigate its potential effects.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

China Coronavirus

Mon, Mar 2, 2020

Jamil in The American Interest: Climate Refugees and International Law

In the News by Atlantic Council

Climate Change & Climate Action Human Rights

Mon, Mar 2, 2020

Lindsay in Fast Company about tech and smart cities

In the News by Atlantic Council

English Resilience

Fri, Feb 28, 2020

Global policymakers weigh options to slow coronavirus spread

While researchers race to develop a vaccine for the disease, focus must turn to “non-pharmaceutical interventions,” such as “community distancing, community mitigation, school closure, and isolation of patients,” Thomas P. Bossert said on February 28. “Once the spread starts getting to 1 percent of the population, these non-pharmaceutical interventions, don’t work,” he explained.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

East Asia Resilience

Tue, Feb 11, 2020

Fernandes joins Indus TV to talk about the Reasons for rising incidence of Cancer in low and middle income countries

In the News by Atlantic Council

Human Rights Indo-Pacific

Thu, Feb 6, 2020

UN Under-Secretary-General speaks to the complexity of countering desertification

On Thursday, February 6, the Africa Center hosted a roundtable with Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).

Event Recap by Africa Center

Africa Climate Change & Climate Action

Tue, Jan 21, 2020

“Go forth and set the world on fire”

As the world rages around the raging fires, I have to wonder: Is this the moment where we will finally see the forest for the trees? Why are we continuing to look into a crystal ball, as if the climate crisis is somehow our future, when it’s so glaringly clear that it is our present?

Blog Post by Kathy Baughman McLeod

Australia Climate Change & Climate Action