Like every other sector, COVID-19 has disrupted the very fabric of international relations. Now, Bangladesh must reform the way it deals with the world to prevail in the post-COVID world. Youth Policy Forum (YPF) launched its landmark “Road to Reforms” series on 18th July 2020 with a focus on the foreign policy reforms required for Bangladesh. The inaugural webinar was titled “Bangladesh’s foreign policy priorities in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic” and was organized in partnership with Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI) and The Daily Star.
The esteemed panel consisted of State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam; Acting President of Bangladesh Enterprise Institute(BEI) and former Ambassador, M. Humayun Kabir; and renowned economist and the advisor of YPF, Dr. Akhtar Mahmood. The dialogue was moderated by the CEO of BEI and former Foreign Secretary, Farooq Sobhan.