Managing Competition, Conflict, and Cooperation in a Pandemic World

15-hour marathon discussion of current affairs where leading minds connect with global citizens. Around the world, around the clock.

The biggest
International Relations
event of the year!

 

SATURDAY, 20 NOVEMBER 2021

London — 01:30 to 16:30

Paris / Berlin / Amsterdam — 02:30 to 17:30

Cairo — 03:30 to 18:30

Moscow / Ankara — 04:30 to 19:30

Abu Dhabi — 05:30 to 20:30

 

VIDEOS

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Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia (FPCI) is again leading an international consortium of think tanks from various countries to convene a virtual Global Town Hall, that will be held on Saturday, 20 November 2021, with the theme “Managing Competition, Conflict, and Cooperation in a Pandemic World.”

 

The purpose of the Global Town Hall is to provide an independent platform to discuss the state of the world still grappling with the COVID-19 crisis, evaluate policy challenges and lessons learned, and gather ideas for future direction, especially in terms of how to rebuild the world economically, socially, environmentally, diplomatically, and even geopolitically.

 

Confirmed Speakers

 
Abstract Architecture

Conference Sessions

All session timings are in GMT+7 (Jakarta Time)

01.

State of the World 2021

Time: 09.00 – 10.15 | GMT+7 | Check Your Local Time Zone

02.

Good News is Good News!: A Discussion on Things that are Going Right in World Affairs

Time: 10.30 – 11.30 | GMT+7 | Check Your Local Time Zone

03.

The Future of Afghanistan and Its Impact on Regional Security

Time: 11.45 – 12.55 | GMT+7 | Check Your Local Time Zone

04.

The Geopolitics of Competition and Alignments: How Far will the Strategic Rivalries Go and What are the Chances for Rapprochement?

Time: 13.10 – 14.25 | GMT+7 | Check Your Local Time Zone

05.

Principles for Post-COVID-19 World: Leading Minds Discuss What the Post-Pandemic World Should Look Like

Time: 14.40 – 15.40 | GMT+7 | Check Your Local Time Zone

06.

COVID-19 Pandemic in Year Two: The Challenge of Vaccinating the Global Population

Time: 16.05 – 17.20 | GMT+7 | Check Your Local Time Zone

07.

The Ticking Time Bomb of Climate Change: Accelerating Climate Actions After COP-26 Glasgow

Time: 18.15 – 19.30 | GMT+7 | Check Your Local Time Zone

Armchair Discussion
Regulating Blockchain: Beyond the Politics of Crypto

Time: 17.45 – 18.15 | GMT+7 | Check Your Local Time Zone

08.

Growth, Inequality, Disruptions, and Dislocations in the World Economy: What Has Happened to the “Great Reset”?

Time: 19.45 – 20.55 | GMT+7 | Check Your Local Time Zone

09.

Technology as the New Frontier of Competition and Cooperation

Time: 21.10 – 22.10 | GMT+7 | Check Your Local Time Zone

10.

Youth As Superpower: What to Fix in A Broken World?

Time: 22.25 23.25 | GMT+7 | Check Your Local Time Zone

* The above sessions and its corresponding names are subject to change. 

 

Scale

The virtual conference will be a global discussion covering different time zones across the world, from Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand, South Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Russia, Canada, North America, and Latin America.

 

It will run from 09:30 until 23:30 GMT+7 so as to accommodate speakers, panelists, and audience from Washington DC, Ottawa, London, Berlin, Moscow, New Delhi, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul, Beijing, Tokyo, and Wellington, among others – hence “Around The World” and “Around The Clock.” The technical operation and logistical organization for the Global Town Hall will be conducted from Jakarta.

 

Format

The virtual conference will be a global discussion covering different time zones across the world, from Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand, South Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Russia, Canada, North America, and Latin America.

 

It will run from 09:30 until 23:30 GMT+7 so as to accommodate speakers, panelists, and audience from Washington DC, Ottawa, London, Berlin, Moscow, New Delhi, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul, Beijing, Tokyo, and Wellington, among others – hence “Around The World” and “Around The Clock.” The technical operation and logistical organization for the Global Town Hall will be conducted from Jakarta.

 

Giveaway and Quiz

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For questions and inquiries,

contact us at contact@gth2021.com

 

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