In a world ravaged by a global pandemic, stay at home orders, quarantine, and social distancing practices are the new normal. Human movement around the globe has come to an almost screeching halt. However, while national governments threaten the complete suspension of migration, preventing people from moving across borders is not as obvious of a solution as it may seem, nor as beneficial.
June 25, 2020
Global supply chains, data, and network infrastructure are an increasingly important part of national security. Countries that successfully utilize and protect their data will be in a position to dominate the geopolitical landscape. Are we destined for a bifurcated world of technology because of a lack of trust, or can the US and China work together for the common good? Is COVID-19 fast-tracking the inevitable? How will economies balance civil liberties, public health, and privacy? In partnership with the US-China Series’s daylong event, the Columbus Council on World Affairs hosts a dynamic panel of global experts in cybersecurity, including Samm Sacks of Yale and Graham Webster of Stanford. To register for this free event, click here.
May 6, 2020
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March 11, 2020
Climate Change has been one of the most, if not the most, talked about global issues in the last year. Mass protests, particularly from younger generations, and countless reports from scientists around the world have brought this issue front and center in the international community, declaring climate change an imminent crisis. With fires in the Amazon, California, and Australia, and the rising biological death toll, it would appear that the threat is imminent. And while the U.S. government refuses to prioritize tackling climate change, in 2019 all other G20 nations have reaffirmed their commitment to the global issue. Moreover, the corporate world is also beginning to take notice and react. For example, Jeff Bezos of Amazon recently announced “climate neutrality” by 2040 for the retail giant.
March 10, 2020
March 5, 2020
The Global Report inventories the region’s global data, provides relevant statistics and measures global fluency in Greater Columbus.
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