Crises: Failing to See the Long-Term Wood for the Short-Term Trees?


4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Crises: Failing to See the Long-Term Wood for the Short-Term Trees?
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Sunday, 28 August
60 minutes
English
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The limits of planetary growth and the possibility of a coronavirus pandemic are a known fact since decades. Yet, the much-needed transformation towards a sustainable future or preparation for an eventual pandemic slips off political agendas, as soon as more immediate crises occur. How do we ready ourselves for the complexity of dealing with different types of crises simultaneously, and how do we move from short-term response to systemic change?

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Viviane Ogou Corbi

Founder & President Puerta de África
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Alexandra Brzozowski

Global Europe & Defence Editor EURACTIV
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Moderator

Florence Gaub

Foresight Advisor Council of the European Union
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Josep Borrell Fontelles

High Representative and Vice-President European Commission
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Joshua Polchar

Strategic Foresight Lead OECD Observatory of Public Sector Innovation