In a recent publication on the World Economic Forum website, Dr. Ola El-Taliawi, Postdoctoral Fellow in Global Refugee Policy at Carleton University, highlighted 3 crisis governance principles currently undertaken by some governments that can help public leaders and their policy advisors effectively respond to the implications of COVID-19. 

Dr. El-Taliawi argues that transparent and accurate communication, a whole-of-society approach and the implementation of evidence-based strategies based on historical and current data are paramount in managing this crisis.

While COVID-19 represents a significant threat, every crisis also presents opportunities for sustained innovation and learning. How successfully this crisis is managed will depend on how well each government is able to face it head-on and bring society on board, while coordinating effectively with stakeholders,” says Dr. El-Taliawi.

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