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NO PLACE FOR OPTIMISM: Anticipating Myanmar’s First Report to the International Court of Justice

This article was originally published by the Center for Global Policy’sRohingya Legal Forum. The Forum is a coalition of leading international jurists and scholars who specialize in international law and aims to research innovative legal mechanisms in relation to the Rohingya crisis and develop appropriate policy recommendations. The foreword to this article was provided by…

Leadership in a crisis: Responding to the coronavirus outbreak and future challenges

For many executives, the coronavirus pandemic is a crisis unlike any other in recent times. Five leadership practices can help you respond effectively. This Mckinsey & Company article is the first in a series drawing together collective thinking and expertise on five behaviors to help leaders navigate the pandemic and recovery. The coronavirus pandemic has placed…

COVID-19 and US higher education enrollment: Preparing leaders for fall

The first year in university helps define the student experience and heavily influences the institution’s finances. Higher education leaders are concerned about what will happen in the Autumn. This survey insights article published by Mckinsey & Company may be able to help provide some answers. http://www.asiascot.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Mckinseys-COVID-19-and-US-higher-education-enrollment-Preparing-leaders-for-fall_F.pdf The COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a massive toll on…

How Misconceptions Brought China-West Relations to the Breaking Point

This article was originally published in the Diplomat back in 2019 and was written by Frank Pieke, but its sentiments have interesting parallels with the current US/China situation; at the time Pieke predicted “A perilous cycle of misunderstanding means Beijing could react to world events in panic for the first time since 1989” Relations between…

The COVID-19 recovery will be digital: A plan for the first 90 days

Businesses increased migration to digital technologies during the pandemic has been significant and rapid. This article, published by Mckinsey & Company contends this migration will continue into the recovery. It explores what businesses and organizations need to to do to accelerate their digital capabilities to keep pace. https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/mckinsey-digital/our-insights/the-covid-19-recovery-will-be-digital-a-plan-for-the-first-90-days?cid=other-eml-onp-mip-mck&hlkid=55d536724deb43f1a00237bab995bb6b&hctky=12019123&hdpid=66a33c34-ada7-4da3-9e5d-81dbf24f0a0a

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