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Emma Bonino

Emma Bonino

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Emma Bonino, a former Italian minister of foreign affairs, minister of international trade, and EU commissioner, is a founding board member of the European Council on Foreign Relations.

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  1. Europe's Refugee Opportunity
    Refugee children from Syria Oxfam International/Flickr

    Europe's Refugee Opportunity

    Dec 8, 2015 Emma Bonino sets out the essential components of a plan to manage the influx of asylum-seekers.

  2. A New Chance for Cyprus
    Turkish Cypriot flag Paul Quayle/ZumaPress

    A New Chance for Cyprus

    Aug 21, 2015 Martti Ahtisaari, et al. emphasize the importance for Europe of a potential agreement to overcome the island's division.

  3. An EU-Turkey Reset
    EU Turkey flags European Parliament

    An EU-Turkey Reset

    Mar 13, 2015 Martti Ahtisaari, et al. urge the European Union to double down on accession talks, or risk losing a critical ally.

  4. Europe’s Italian Muse?
    74f2260346f86f680ed3c405_dr3742c.jpg Dean Rohrer

    Europe’s Italian Muse?

    Jul 18, 2011 Emma Bonino & Marco de Andreis

  5. Killing the Death Penalty

    Killing the Death Penalty

    Dec 9, 2007 Emma Bonino

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    From Welfare State to Safe State in Latin America

    Jorge G. Castañeda & Carlos Ominami urge the region’s progressives to start treating security as an essential component of social protection.
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    The Urgency of Sovereign-Debt Restructuring

    José Antonio Ocampo highlights the need for a comprehensive mechanism to deliver relief to low- and middle-income countries.
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    The Gaza War Goes Global

    Joschka Fischer

    The escalating war in the Middle East must be understood in a broader context. The fact that the Iranian regime felt emboldened to risk a direct strike on Israel attests to a changing world order in which Western power is increasingly open to challenge.

    considers the implications of Iran’s unprecedented decision to launch a direct strike on Israeli territory.
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    Gender-Neutral Fintech Isn’t Working for Women

    Emmanuel Nyirinkindi & Jessica Schnabel show that the industry is not fully delivering on its promise to accelerate financial inclusion.
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    The Urgency of Palestinian Statehood

    Gareth Evans explains why formal international recognition is crucial to ending the intolerable status quo.
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    Quality Journalism Is More Important than Ever

    Anya Schiffrin, et al. explain how policymakers can support rigorous, objective reporting, just as they provide other public goods.
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    Is India’s Economy Overhyped?

    Shang-Jin Wei argues that the country’s rapid development, while undeniable, conceals deeper structural problems.
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    Negotiating a Bigger, Better World Bank

    Michael Krake & Wempi Saputra explain how a new framework will nudge countries to invest in projects that deliver global public goods.
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    The Ozone Layer’s Recovery Shows How to Protect the Planet

    Robert Redford & Xiye Bastida highlight the critical role of international cooperation in preserving the planet’s habitability.

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