Fatima Denton: What the Pandemic Means for Global Solidarity


Dr. Fatima Denton, Director of the Institute for Natural Resources in Africa at the United Nations University, Ghana, talks to Rob Johnson about the need for global cooperation and coordination in the wake of the pandemic.

About the Host

ROB JOHNSON serves as President of the Institute for New Economic Thinking.

Johnson is an international investor and consultant to investment funds on issues of portfolio strategy. He recently served on the United Nations Commission of Experts on International Monetary Reform under the Chairmanship of Joseph Stiglitz.

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About the Guest

Fatima Denton is the Director of the Institute for Natural Resources in Africa at the United Nations University, Ghana. Prior to joining UNU, Dr Denton has worked in Ethiopia since 2012 with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), which is principally concerned with natural capital and their interactions with sustainable development. Her roles included Director of the Natural Resource Management Division and Coordinator of the African Climate Policy Centre.