TTCSP Global and Regional Think Tank Summit Reports

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North America


November 13, 2020

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The Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program of the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania hosted the 2020 North America Virtual Think Tank Summit on Sunday, November 13, 2020. Panelists belonging to think tanks all across North America came together to discuss the multi-sectoral short-term and long-term impacts, as well social, political, public health and economic impacts, of the pandemic on the region. Speakers presented concrete recommendations, policies and programs that should be implemented to address the crisis and how to prepare for a turbulent and uncertain future.


Think Tank, Civil Society, NGO, North America, COVID-19 Pandemic, Political Effects of the Pandemic, Lauder Institute, University of Pennsylvania



Date Posted: 08 December 2021