The discussion was conducted in small groups, making it possible for any interested participant to contribute. The key topics for discussion were as follows:
According to the United Nations, the pandemic has been an unprecedented wake-up call for governments, businesses and people themselves. It has laid bare deep inequalities and exposed precisely the failures that are addressed in the 2030 Agenda.
According to the European Commission, improving public procurement process can yield big savings: even a 1% efficiency gain could save EUR 20 billion per year.
The sharp increase in the number of coronavirus patients has shown that health systems around the world are not ready to work in emergency situations. Here we present key findings announced by governments and international organizations.
How the coronavirus changes the openness of governments: analytical portals and new platforms for dialogue with citizens
How the COVID-19 changes the work of SAIs 2.0: more analytics, emphasis on social issues and “civil audit”
UNESCO, OECD and the World Bank have conducted studies on how education is changing in the era of self-isolation and quarantine. In a few paragraphs, we describe how the governments around the world cope with these challenges.
Vulnerable people always need special attention, for example, the disabled, the homeless, orphans, the unemployed, prisoners and many others. In short, all those who objectively need support at any time.