The Recovery Summit

September 16, 2020


The Recovery Summit is an initiative led by Global Progress and Canada 2020, born out of the Recovery Project, a network of think tanks and research institutes designed to start the conversation about post-pandemic recovery. Held in advance of the UN General Assembly in September, the Summit will be an opportunity to platform big ideas for a coordinated, progressive global recovery effort.

Three recommendations from the Berggruen Institute’s latest report on Renewing Democracy in the Digital Age will be discussed. They include:

1. Establishing a Public Interest Media Fund to reinvigorate the public square
2. Implementing Windfall taxes on tech giants to benefit the common good
3. Creating a Youth Environment Service (YES) to address the climate emergency and rebuild social cohesion

Dawn Nakagawa, Executive Vice President of the Berggruen Institute and co-director of the Future of Democracy project, will be providing opening remarks on Wednesday, September 16 at 8:00 a.m. PDT and moderating a panel discussion on democracy and institutions at 8:25 a.m.

The panel also features:

• Helle Thorning-Schmidt (Former Prime Minister of Denmark)
• Mete Coban (Founder, My Life My Say)
• Sandro Gozi (Member of the European Parliament, Renew Europe)
• Eli Pariser (Co-Director, Civic Signals)

Important Links:
Summit Website | Agenda | Watch Now on YouTube