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Contemporary Peace Research and Practice Director's Statement  No.71 - April, 2020 • By Kevin P. Clements

Confronting the Covid-19 Crisis: Danger and Opportunity

The challenge of Covid-19 will either result in innovative systemic change or a reassertion of a status quo that has proven incapable of dealing with this pandemic and with increasing economic, political, social and environmental dysfunctionality. In this statement, Toda Peace Institute Director Professor Kevin P. Clements, examines the dangers and opportunities of the crisis, and identifies the present as a moment of creative possibility from which might emerge a world fit for the rest of this challenging century.

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