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Financing for Pandemic Preparedness and Response

How can we better prepare for future pandemics? In this event, co-hosted by the Center for Global Development and Bruegel think tanks, speakers will present "A Global Deal for Our Pandemic Age", a report of the G20 High Level Independent Panel on Financing the Global Commons for Pandemic Preparedness and Response.

Date: July 14, 2021, 3:30 pm Topic: Banking and capital markets

LIVESTREAM @ 15:30 CEST

The G20-requested High Level Independent Panel (HLIP), Financing the Global Commons for Pandemic Preparedness and Response, is out with its recommendations: A Global Deal for Our Pandemic Age.

The HLIP finds that the world remains very poorly equipped to prevent or contain future epidemics or pandemics, while still needing to move swiftly to close current shortfalls in the international COVID-19 response. In fact, COVID-19 may be a forerunner of yet more catastrophic pandemics or biosecurity risks unless the global community comes together to drive significant new investments and reforms to bolster global and national capacities for pandemic preparedness and rapid response.

A subset of the HLIP, which is supported by the Center for Global Development and Bruegel think tanks, will convene at this event to discuss the recommendations, how they fit in with other recent reviews and next steps to turn words into reality.

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Schedule

Jul 14, 2021

15:30-16:30

Discussion

Chair: Masood Ahmed, President of Center for Global Development (CGD)

Victor J. Dzau, President, National Academy of Medicine

Amanda Glassman, Executive Vice President and Senior Fellow, Centre for Global Development

Lawrence H. Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor Harvard Kennedy School, Former United States Treasury Secretary

Speakers

Masood Ahmed

President of Center for Global Development (CGD)

Victor J. Dzau

President, National Academy of Medicine

Amanda Glassman

Executive Vice President and Senior Fellow, Centre for Global Development

Lawrence H. Summers

Charles W. Eliot University Professor Harvard Kennedy School, Former United States Treasury Secretary

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Katja Knezevic

[email protected]

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