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Members of the New Economy Forum community are speaking out and demonstrating their leadership in the fight to find a COVID-19 vaccine and pushing global powers to work together to address the crisis.

 

  • Advisory Board Member Bill Gates has been warning of a potential pandemic’s effects on the global populations for years. The Washington Post profiled his work and recent efforts to fight COVID-19. Read the story here.
  • Nigerian economist and Advisory Board Member Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala serves as the WHO’s Special Envoy on Global Collaboration to fight COVID-19. She shared insight on the global effort needed to develop and distribute a vaccine:
    Read the article in Foreign Affairs
  • Kevin Rudd, former Prime Minister of Australia and Advisory Board Member, shared his views of US & China political leadership in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. Read the op-ed piece here.