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Global Challenges and Local Responses Initiatives: Case Studies

Global Challenges and Local Responses Initiatives: Case Studies

12 p.m. — 1:30 p.m.

Hosted by: WVU Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Public Administration

Globalization, global challenges, local concerns and responses will be at the center of this round table that will be featuring presenters from various departments of the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences and chaired by Dr. Paolo D. Farah, Associate Professor at the John D. Rockefeller School of Policy and Politics, Department of Public Administration. The discussion will cover how to handle global challenges in general and how to respond to them at national, regional, state, city and local level.

Location: Online

Contact: pdfarah@mail.wvu.edu

Globalization and global governance institutions are in crisis. Global challenges such as migration and borders issues, terrorism, international crimes, climate change, conflicts in impoverished area for resources, energy food and water scarcity, global health crisis (such as COVID-19), racism, uneven economic development, new technologies (like Artificial Intelligence, blockchain and big data) might be discussed in this panel. There is clear necessity to balance the role of the global community in the protection of global commons and values and its local concerns.

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