Prof. Rym Ayadi Professor at The Business School (formerly Cass) and President of EMEA, participated in 3 Task Forces of the T20 Saudi Arabia. Specifically, Prof. Ayadi participated in the following:
- TF7 – G20 Support for SDGs and Development Cooperation, which focuses on Enhancing G20 strategies for development cooperation with least developed countries and incentivizing the private sector to support the SDGs.
- Prof. Ayadi co-authored the policy brief “Leveraging Digital Technology to Bridge the Global Knowledge Divide: The Promise of Moocs Revisited”, with Abdul Ghaffar Mughalm – Northeastern University, Sadiq M. Sait – King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), and Jitendra RoyChoudhury – King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC).
- TF8 – International Financial Architecture, which focuses on the priorities for policy action on global financial governance, including the cooperation between multinational and regional authorities to manage financial stability in developed and developing countries.
- Prof. Ayadi co-authored the policy brief “Time to Implement a Tech-Driven Sovereign Debt Transparency Initiative: Concept, Design, and Policy Actions”, with Prof. Emilios Avgouleas, Chair International Banking Law and Finance, University of Edinburgh, and member of EMEA Advisory Board.
- TF11: (COVID-19) Multidisciplinary Approaches to Complex Problems, which aims to help frame the study issues linked to the current crisis, having as goal to help consolidate the best thought leadership from around the world, so as to provide courses of action to reduce suffering and expedite a transition to reconstruction.
- Prof. Ayadi co-authored the policy brief “Investing in Universal Health Systems aimed at COVID-19 and beyond“, with Luiz Eduardo Fonseca- Center for Global Health – Foicruz, Amani AlKofide – King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, and Radia Sedaoui – Economic Commission of Western Asia (UN-ESCWA).
The Think 20 (T20) is an engagement group comprised of think tanks whose primary challenge is to add value to the G20 process with evidence-based public policy proposals.