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David Miliband

David Miliband

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David Miliband, a former British foreign secretary and member of the World Health Organization Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response, is CEO of the International Rescue Committee.

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  1. Sudan’s Descent into Violence Must Not Be Ignored
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    Sudan’s Descent into Violence Must Not Be Ignored

    Mar 19, 2024 David Miliband urges policymakers to facilitate the flow of humanitarian aid and increase funding for the war-torn country.

  2. What We Can Do About Food Insecurity
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    What We Can Do About Food Insecurity

    Nov 17, 2023 Kate Hampton & David Miliband identify four areas where progress is needed to mitigate the worsening global hunger and nutrition crisis.

  3. Where Humanitarianism and Environmentalism Meet
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    Where Humanitarianism and Environmentalism Meet

    Sep 12, 2022 David Miliband explains why advocacy for people and for the environment should be more closely integrated.

  4. Fixing the Broken Pandemic Financing System
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    Fixing the Broken Pandemic Financing System

    Jun 9, 2021 David Miliband, et al. propose a single facility to fund both general preparedness and rapid responses to future outbreaks.

  5. The Death Toll of a Dying Order
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    The Death Toll of a Dying Order

    Feb 18, 2015 David Miliband reflects on the widespread state failure that has fueled humanitarian crises worldwide.

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    Europe Must Clamp Down on Russian Oil Flows Through Turkey

    Martin Vladimirov urges policymakers to close the sanctions loophole that allows the Kremlin to sell fossil fuels to the EU.
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    Rebooting the Sustainable Development Goals

    John W. McArthur & Zia Khan urge political, business, and civil-society leaders to foster the big ideas needed to meet the 2030 targets.
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    Is Greece’s Six-Day Work Week a Harbinger?

    Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg points out that the country is facing the same demographic problem as almost all advanced economies.
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    The Euro and Its Imperial Ancestors

    Victoria Gierok

    At 25, the euro has come of age at a time when European politics is tending toward fragmentation and a renewed emphasis on national sovereignty. To determine whether it will last, it helps to consult the history of earlier common-currency projects.

    draws lessons from earlier experiments with common currencies across disparate polities and economies.
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    Overcoming Political Short-Termism in Latin America

    Eric Parrado envisions independent institutions empowered to devise and implement long-term development-related policies.
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    Iran’s Economy Needs a New Deal with the West

    Djavad Salehi-Isfahani shows that pursuing sanctions relief is the only solution to the country's stagflation.
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    Africa’s Hobbled Hegemons

    Adekeye Adebajo

    In the face of regional turmoil, rising extremism, and heightened geopolitical tensions, Africa urgently needs strong leadership. But its two most significant regional powers, Nigeria and South Africa, are too constrained by domestic challenges to represent Africa’s interests effectively on the world stage.

    examines the causes of political and economic malaise in Nigeria and South Africa.
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    The US Needs a Techno-Industrial Strategy

    Liza Tobin & Addis Goldman outline a three-pronged approach that would entrench American leadership in advanced industries.
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    The Fed Should Not Cut Interest Rates Yet

    Michael R. Strain argues that declaring victory over inflation, while tempting, would be to misread current economic conditions.

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