Globalization was already slowing down before the Covid-19 pandemic hit the global economy. The pandemic will in many ways serve as a catalyst for trends that were already well underway. Trade wars and protectionism, lockdowns and travel bans all point to a world of limited mobility, trade and investment. The world could benefit from solidarity to fix globalization rather than unilateral steps.
What might be the future of global governance and should we think about way to revitalize the international financial architecture and the multilateral institutions that govern it?
LI Baodong, Secretary-General, Boao Forum for Asia
Valerio DE MOLLI, CEO and Managing Director, The European House – Ambrosetti
Luca FERRARI, Ambassador of Italy, Embassy of Italy in China
Marc UZAN, Executive Director and Founder, The Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee
Will Globalization Survive Covid?
ZHOU Xiaochuan, Vice Chairman, Boao Forum for Asia
Shamshad AKHTAR, Former UN Undersecretary, Former Governor of Pakistan Central Bank
Zeti AZIZ, Former Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia
Erik BERGLÖF, Chief Economist, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Massimiliano CASTELLI, Head of Strategy and Advice, Global Sovereign Markets, UBS Asset Management
Jacob A. FRENKEL, Chairman of the Board, Frenkel-Zuckerman Institute For Global Economics, Chairman, Board of Trustees Group of 30, Former Governor, Central Bank of Israel
Klaus REGLING, Managing Director, European Stability Mechanism
Giovanni TRIA, Professor, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Former Italian Minister of Economy and Finance
Marcos Prado TROYJO, President of the New Development Bank, Former Deputy Economy Minister of Brazil