Global leaders call for new pandemic treaty and WW2-style collaboration for future global health emergencies

The leaders said the next pandemic was a matter of when, not if.

LONDON — World leaders from countries in Europe, South America, Africa and Asia have called for a World War II-style treaty to “dispel the temptations of isolationism and nationalism” in order to shore up the response to future pandemics in an open letter published in several newspapers on Tuesday.

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The old style of leadership is dead. Life after COVID-19 will require new kinds of leaders.

Elon Musk says he is stretched too thin. The founder of Tesla and SpaceX says he faces an insane work schedule, The Washington Post reported, and he would like a bit more free time.

Is this a case of leadership fatigue, or is leadership going out of style? The answer is yes; leadership fatigue is real and is one of the looming post-pandemic hurdles that board members, executives and stakeholders in business, government, nonprofits and religious organizations must address.

And yes, leadership as we have often known it is going out of style.

Over the past 12 months people

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Nurturing the Next Fashion Leaders

With the New York charity circuit on hiatus, here is how some philanthropists and society figures are spending their time and resources during the pandemic.

Age: 40

Occupation: fashion designer, artist, musician, entrepreneur

Favorite charities: Fashion Scholarship Fund; No Negativity

Where have you been sheltering?

I’ve been spending most of my time in my studio on the North Side of Chicago. Digital conferencing has had to replace flying all over the world, so I’ve created space where I can work on fashion, my artwork and my music — a multipurpose studio that I’ve come to love.

What does

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