Governments Alone Can’t Save the World

From global health threats to the refugee crisis, to privacy and cybersecurity, international organizations and the private sector are often in a better position and more effective on the frontlines of transnational threats than governmental entities. Join the Global Head of Public Policy for Google, a doctor working to get vaccines to the world’s neediest, and the former boss of the largest Syrian refugee camp in Jordan, for a look at how the most innovative and powerful non-governmental actors strategize, increase impact, and advance the vision of a better future.

Festival: 2016

Watch and Listen: World

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