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As lockdowns are relaxed around the world and people return to their workplaces, the next challenge will be adapting open office spaces to the new normal of strict personal hygiene and physical distancing.

 

While the merits and disadvantages of open plan and flexible workspaces have long been debated, the risk they posed of allowing dangerous, highly contagious viruses to spread was rarely (if ever) considered.

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With the advent of globalization, the world has been a subject of five major threats, namely:

 

Terrorism, Economic crises,  Health Pandemics, Natural and Environmental disasters, and Nuclear Proliferations

 

The dot-com bubble burst in early 2000 which resulted in bankruptcy of many early tech companies. 

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Let’s talk a little bit about disorder and chaos. 

To be precise, we’d like to talk about the creative benefits of chaos and Mother Nature's wisdom to navigate through moments of trouble.

If you’ve been in France last and this week, you must have been affected directly or indirectly by the ongoing nationwide strikes that are paralyzing the entire country and its economy.

No need to remind you what the whole story is all about. France 24 has extensively reported on it.

Far from the arguments completely devoid of consistency that the Unions and government are throwing at each other, our interest is in the level of tension and chaos this situation has sparked.

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The second edition of the Paris Peace Forum, an initiative of the (and mainly funded by) French Foreign affairs and benefiting from high patronage of President Emmanuel Macron, has just ended. Better and bigger than the first edition, this year’s forum brought over, according to its director-general, delegations from 140 countries including 33 heads of state, 12 heads of international organizations, 7000 participants, 114 projects presented, 9 major initiatives, 80 panels. 

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Inequalities affecting women and girls, in all countries of the world, are now widely challenged. With the #metoo movement, global audiences came to realize that “we don’t know what we don’t know” and that transparency on statistical facts can be the first trigger to changing the way people think, act and respond to gender discrimination.

 

At the Paris Talks conference this year, we designed a special working group session dedicated mostly to participants that were unable to take part in the full Day conference.

 

Amazingly facilitated, managed and conducted by Miren Bengoa, the Executive Director at Fondation CHANEL, this session challenged participants to take their time to think about the underlying assumptions that build gender norms and show how transformative data can be when used to enlighten the debate.