Charting Unexplored Territory: Choices for Economic Recovery
Countries taking stock of the damage from COVID-19 are faced with massive debt, disproportionate harm across segments of society, and underlying issues of inequality and social justice that were brought to the fore. In this CERAWeek Conversation, Harvard professor Lawrence H. Summers, former Treasury Secretary and head of the National Economic Council, assesses the many shapes that a recovery can take. He reflects on measures to support a just recovery, investments to build a better future, and areas for greater international cooperation.
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Play video Leadership Dialogue with Condoleezza Rice
Leadership Dialogue with Condoleezza Rice
(September 22, 2020) Former U.S. Secretary of State and current director of the Hoover Institution Condoleezza Rice explores the path forward from the challenges of 2020: improving race relations, bolstering alliances & strengthening U.S. leadership.
Play video Hon. Claver Gatete, Minister of Infrastructure, Republic of Rwanda
Hon. Claver Gatete, Minister of Infrastructure, Republic of Rwanda
(October 6, 2020) Minister of Infrastructure Claver Gatete discusses the continental trade agenda, investments in universal energy access & Rwanda’s comparative advantage in financial services that are building a more prosperous future.
Play video Leadership Dialogue with Richard Haass
Leadership Dialogue with Richard Haass
(December 15, 2020) Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, explores the themes of his new book, “The World: A Brief Introduction,” and shares insights on innovative approaches for cooperation on global issues of the future.
Play video Fostering Cultures of Diversity & Inclusion
Fostering Cultures of Diversity & Inclusion
(December 10, 2020) Leaders from the oil, gas, and power sector address how their organizations have been responded to calls for racial equity and the ongoing actions that industry has been taking to foster cultures of diversity and inclusion.
Play video Leadership Dialogue with H.E. Tarek El Molla
Leadership Dialogue with H.E. Tarek El Molla
(October 20, 2020) H.E. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum & Mineral Resources of Egypt, explores Egypt’s energy transformation: An integrated gas strategy, an agenda to decarbonize, regional energy dynamics & aims to become an energy trading hub.
Play video Leadership Dialogue with René Ortiz, Minister of Energy and Non-Renewable Natural Resources, Republic of Ecuador
Leadership Dialogue with René Ortiz, Minister of Energy and Non-Renewable Natural Resources, Republic of Ecuador
(September 17, 2020) Ecuador's Minister of Energy René Ortiz discusses private investment across all sectors of energy, addressing the challenges of the pandemic and climate change, and how coalitions are important to political and business success.