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Angel Gurría

Angel Gurría

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Angel Gurría, a former secretary of foreign affairs (1994-97) and secretary of finance (1998-2000) of Mexico, is a former secretary-general of the OECD. 

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  1. New Business Models for a New Future
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    New Business Models for a New Future

    Sep 20, 2021 Angel Gurría explains why public-private collaboration is needed to change how business is done.

  2. Food Security Rests on Trade
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    Food Security Rests on Trade

    Nov 19, 2018 Angel Gurría & José Graziano da Silva warn that without rules-based global trade, the threat of hunger and malnutrition in some regions will grow.

  3. Multilateralism Is the Only Way Forward
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    Multilateralism Is the Only Way Forward

    May 28, 2018 Angel Gurría calls for updating the current model of international cooperation to address current and future challenges.

  4. We Should Not Be Afraid
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    We Should Not Be Afraid

    Sep 22, 2015 Angel Gurría argues that the continent's leaders have no reason to fear the rising flood of refugees.

  5. The Long-Term Investment Challenge
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    The Long-Term Investment Challenge

    Jun 10, 2015 Angel Gurría believes that an extended global economic slump, though inevitable, can be mitigated.

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    What Climate-Vulnerable Developing Countries Need Right Now

    Mia Amor Mottley & Wale Edun propose a blueprint to unlock financing and kickstart investment in adaptation and clean energy.
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    Two Cheers for Identity Politics

    James Livingston argues that critics of the contemporary focus on issues of race, gender, and sexuality are ignoring history.
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    What the Next EU Leadership Must Do

    Carl Bildt offers a broad outline of the bloc's biggest challenges following this month's European Parliament election.
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    China Must Not Choose the Next Dalai Lama

    Brahma Chellaney urges the US and India to work together to protect the more than 600-year-old institution.
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    The New EU Leadership Must Unite on China

    Anders Fogh Rasmussen urges whoever takes over the bloc's foreign-policy portfolio to do more to deter Chinese aggression.
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    The Evolution of Empire

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    The history of Britain's conquest of India and humiliation of China shows that empire is very much still with us today. Though Americans tend to bristle at the idea, their own military, technological, and commercial power is as imperial and pervasive as Britain’s territorial dominance ever was.

    traces the enduring role of imperial power from the eighteenth century to the present.
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    If Democracy Isn’t Pro-Worker, It Will Die

    Daron Acemoglu argues that populists are making inroads because industrialized economies aren't delivering what was promised.
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    The Financial Risks of France’s Snap Election

    Brigitte Granville thinks political stalemate is a greater threat to European stability than a far-right government.
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    A Far-Right Resurgence in Europe?

    Many observers breathed a sigh of relief at the results of the European Parliament elections, because the widely predicted far-right surge did not dislodge traditional conservatives. But even if far-right forces do not dominate the next European Parliament, they have gained ground, particularly in France and Germany. Can mainstream politicians and parties reverse this trend?

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