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The New World Order: How the pandemic has changed the course of history forever

17 October 2020
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Peter Frankopan, professor of global history at Oxford University and author of The New Silk Roads, explores the future of a world transformed by coronavirus with Omar Saif Ghobash, the Assistant Minister of Public and Cultural Diplomacy for the UAE.
Pandemics have always been a catalyst for change and with Western economies such as the USA and UK sideswiped by Covid 19 and internal fractures, more agile younger, smaller states have taken the initiative. Asian countries that experienced rapid economic growth responded well because of their embrace of new technologies. What will the new world order look like?