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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former president of Liberia, is Founder of Africa Frontline First and Co-Chair of the Independent Panel on Pandemic Preparedness and Response.

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  1. During This Super Election Year, More Women Are Needed at the Top
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    During This Super Election Year, More Women Are Needed at the Top

    Jun 3, 2024 Ellen Johnson Sirleaf & Binaifer Nowrojee call attention to a disturbing reversal of progress toward gender equality in politics and government.

  2. Strengthening Africa’s Community Health Programs
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    Strengthening Africa’s Community Health Programs

    Feb 7, 2024 Ellen Johnson Sirleaf & Jean Kaseya argue that stakeholders must take coordinated action under a “one plan, one budget, one report” framework.

  3. Governments Must Meet Their Biodiversity Pledges
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    Governments Must Meet Their Biodiversity Pledges

    Jun 5, 2023 Ellen Johnson Sirleaf implores wealthy donor countries to deliver on the promises they made at COP15 to protect natural capital.

  4. How Women Can Break the Bias
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    How Women Can Break the Bias

    May 3, 2022 Ellen Johnson Sirleaf & Lilian Best show why gaining political and economic power is essential to ending sexual and gender-based violence.

  5. Firm Priorities for Fragile States
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    Firm Priorities for Fragile States

    Jun 16, 2020 David Cameron, et al. call the world's attention to the pandemic's next hotspots, and propose measures to mitigate the impact.

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    Supporting Sexual and Reproductive Health Is Good Business

    Natalia Kanem argues that investing in employees’ well-being will help companies attract and retain top talent.
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    Can Democracy Win in 2024?

    Chris Patten highlights the challenges mainstream parties face as they try to boost growth and improve public services.
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    Finding a New French Majority

    Jean Pisani-Ferry assesses what must happen to form a stable government after an election that produced a hung parliament.
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    Industrial Policy Is Back. Now What?

    How to design effective industrial policies has suddenly become a hot – and divisive – topic among economists and policymakers. Even those who agree that governments should intervene in the economy to bolster productivity, increase competitiveness, and tackle social and environmental challenges differ sharply on the details.

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    The Big Picture

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    The Way Forward for Ukraine’s Economy

    Joseph E. Stiglitz & Andrew Kosenko

    With sufficient assistance from the West, Ukraine will prevail over its much larger and richer authoritarian neighbor. But to enjoy the fruits of victory, it will have to move faster in its transition from a post-communist oligarchy, while being careful to resist the siren call of free-market fundamentalism.

    offer a roadmap for guiding the country's recovery and reconstruction during and after the war.
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    Rich Countries Must Meet Their Biodiversity Financing Pledges

    Mary Robinson urges international policymakers to use the upcoming COP16 summit to close the nature-finance gap.
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    Inequality Spurs Democratic Backsliding

    Susan Stokes shows that countries with fairer economies are less likely to succumb to authoritarian populism.
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    Bracing for a More Inflationary World

    Raghuram G. Rajan thinks central banks will remain under pressure to maintain tighter policies over the medium term.

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