The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the way we live our lives. From education, to work, to healthcare and safety, all the familiar systems and processes have been replaced with new, unfamiliar ones. Concepts like remote work and virtual education became a sudden reality. How will governments respond to these new frontiers? Will COVID-19 change the way we govern forever? In this session, best-selling author of “Why Nations Fail”, Prof. James Robinson shares his insights on the impact of COVID-19 on governments, and if these changes will last long beyond this pandemic.