Global Think Tank Town Hall

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Online,
Public Event: Panel Discussion
Apr 7

 

The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) has joined a group of think tanks to organize the virtual Global Think Tank Town Hall led by the Think Tanks and Civil Society Programs at the University of Pennsylvania. This interactive meeting will focus on how to respond to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the unprecedented policy problems our world is facing and will face in the coming months, as well as the existential challenges and disruptions the virus has imposed on think tanks around the world.

CIGI President Rohinton P. Medhora will join the Opening President Panel from 8:30 - 9:00 a.m. EDT (UTC-04:00) with other leaders from various think tanks around the world including Brookings Institution, the Atlantic Council and the Signapore Institute for International Affairs. CIGI's Managing Director, Aaron Shull, will join the final panel A Call for Think Tanks to Save Lives and Livelihoods from 11:00 - 11:30 a.m. EDT (UTC-04:00). 

Event Speakers

A practising lawyer, Aaron Shull is CIGI’s managing director and general counsel. In addition to advising on a range of domestic legal and corporate matters, he has substantive expertise in international law, global security and internet governance.

Rohinton P. Medhora is president of the Centre for International Governance Innovation and a member of the Commission on Global Economic Transformation, an initiative co-chaired by Nobel economics laureates Michael Spence and Joseph Stiglitz.