IIMB expert on the impact of COVID-19 on international conventions

Bangalore: The tenth episode of the IIMB Podcast Series, on November 22nd, will feature a conversation with Dr. A. Damodaran, Professor, Economics & Social Sciences area at IIM Bangalore. Prof. Damodaran will share his thoughts on COVID-19 and its implications on international conventions and bodies. He will elaborate on how international bodies like the World Health Organization and pharmaceutical companies can tackle COVID-19 and leverage the proficiencies of organizations like GAVI for vaccine distribution. He will discuss various aspects in the functioning of conventions like CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) during the pandemic. He will touch upon the topic of climate change, and the Paris Climate Agreement and delve into the subject of negotiations in a virtual world and how a global economic recovery can be made possible through multilateralism. Prof. Damodaran will bring examples from his experience of representing India as a negotiator at the CBD and GEF forums.

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The Communications Office and the Student Media Cell of IIM Bangalore launched the IIMB Podcast series on July 12th, 2020. The Podcast series is a platform to discuss the latest business, economic, management, and social issues that matter. The series, which runs twice a month – on the second and fourth Sunday – has the IIM Bangalore fraternity, including but not limited to the faculty members, alumni, and students, providing perspectives on contemporary concerns.

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