Advancing best practices for just COVID-19 relief and recovery efforts

May 8, 2021 - Orlando, Florida, United States - A man unloads pallets of food assistance from the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida at a mobile food distribution site on May 8, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Although the coronavirus pandemic is beginning to ease and employers are hiring, families in Central Florida continue to experience food insecurity. (Photo by Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto)NO USE FRANCE

In this twelfth interview of the “17 Rooms” podcast, Elizabeth Andersen and Sarah Mendelson discuss bridging local, national, and global layers of action to assess and foster accountable COVID-19 relief and recovery efforts that reduce inequalities and increase access to justice. Andersen, executive director at the World Justice Project and Mendelson, professor at Carnegie Mellon University, moderated Room 16 focused on Sustainable Development Goal number 16—on peace, justice, and strong institutions—during the 2021 17 Rooms flagship process.

“17 Rooms” is a podcast about actions, insights, and community for the Sustainable Development Goals and the people driving them. The podcast is co-hosted by John McArthur—senior fellow and director of the Center for Sustainable Development at The Brookings Institution, and Zia Khan—senior vice president for innovation at The Rockefeller Foundation.

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