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COVID-19: What’s Next? High-Level Discussion

This discussion is an effort to foster global dialogue on the next steps to recover from the Pandemic. We also want to highlight the best practices from local communities to reimagine 'the new normal' in the recovery process.

World’s Leading experts will be joining us from diverse backgrounds including Academia, International Civil Service, Private Sector, Healthcare, Public Service, Social Entrepreneurship, Financial Services, Scientific Community and Youth Community Leadership. 
 

Virtual Policy Dialogue on the Economic and Social Survey for Asia and the Pacific 2020

You are invited to join the Virtual Policy Dialogue for North and Central Asia: Sustainable Economies in the Aftermath of COVID-19 - Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2020, which will take place on Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 13:00 – 14:30 hours Almaty time (14:00 – 15:30 for Bangkok, GMT+6).

Sustaining Economy, Public Health and Environment for the future of humanity

The youth webinar aims to uncover the interactions of the economy, human society & community, and international cooperation in light of the COVID-19 crisis. In our second installment of this webinar, we've invited senior subject expert guest speakers who will discuss addressing the synergies/trade-offs and connection between the above-mentioned topics and transformation to a new normal post-global pandemic.

The Impact and Policy Responses for COVID-19 in Asia and the Pacific

At the start of 2020, COVID-19 has spread across the world at an unyielding pace. What began as global jitters has evolved into unprecedented disturbances in the economy, health systems and daily life. In Asia and the Pacific, the impacts of the pandemic have reverberated soundly among its population of more than 4 billion and in its network of vital supply chains. In the face of such challenges, the region must respond quickly and collectively to save lives and build resilience against future pandemics.

Myanmar gears up for action on climate change

Myanmar is widely considered one of the most vulnerable countries in the world in terms of the impacts of climate change. More intense and frequent floods, cyclones and droughts have caused immense loss of life and damage to infrastructure and the economy and put its renowned biodiversity and natural resources under increasing pressure.

Compared to many other countries in the region, Myanmar is currently much less prepared to respond to the challenges of global heating.

Hard-to-Reach: Applied Research Methods with Hidden, Marginal and Excluded Populations

Focusing on Hard-to-Reach populations, the course provides an introduction to research methods in conducting research, both qualitative and quantitative, on marginal, hidden and excluded population. It will cover research on topics such as migrants; refugees and displaced people; children and adolescents; sex workers; homeless; LGBT; victims of violence, conflicts or trafficking; HIV/AIDS; drug users as well as topics proposed by participants.