As a closing piece to this series of essays for the Canadian International Council‘s “Beyond the Headlines” publication, we reflect on the scope of challenges and changes in borders and their security that COVID-19 has bequeathed us. Looking to the future, there is a clear sense of new requirements for managing borders in a coming age when natural hazards presented by climate change impacts on migration, and the lurking possibility of new pandemics, will join traditional threats at the border posed by categories of peoples and goods deemed inadmissible for national security purposes. While the road map remains unclear, we close this series with six predictions, as food for thought for CIC readers.
What Next for Borders and Security? – Series Conclusion
Published: Winter 2021 | Volume 69, No. 22