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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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    Carbon Credits Hold the Key to Combating Deforestation

    Roselyn Fosuah Adjei explains how nature-based offsets could help reduce emissions and benefit local communities.
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    Alexei Navalny Did Not Die for Nothing

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    The Russian opposition leader faced a dilemma that all dissenters in authoritarian states must grapple with: live in exile and fade into obscurity, or confront an oppressive regime and risk imprisonment and torture. Navalny’s choice – and the price he paid for making it – will inspire dissidents for generations to come.

    highlights the crucial role of political martyrs in inspiring resistance to oppressive regimes.
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    The Submergence of Emerging Markets

    Andrés Velasco worries that major middle-income economies are facing a prolonged slowdown, jeopardizing global convergence.
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    How AI Could Reshape Medicine

    Junaid Nabi highlights the new technology’s potential to transform how we diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases.
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    Making Bretton Woods Work for Africa

    Hippolyte Fofack envisions a reformed global financial architecture that provides equal access to long-term patient capital.
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    Making Sense of Society

    Michael Spence considers why a healthy civil society is crucial to good governance and inclusive prosperity.
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    Shock Therapy Killed Navalny

    Antara Haldar argues that while Vladimir Putin bears responsibility, so do the economic policies that put him in power.
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    Putin’s Silk Road Around Sanctions

    Robin Brooks & Simon Johnson urge Europe and the G7 to stop the re-export of Western goods to Russia from Central Asia and the Caucasus.
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    To Fight Climate Change, End Fossil-Fuel Subsidies

    Günther Thallinger & Ludovic Subran urge policymakers to recognize the true costs of a policy that harms the planet and does not help the poor.

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