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Filippo Grandi

Filippo Grandi

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Filippo Grandi is United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

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  1. The Moral Imperative of Refugee Education
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    The Moral Imperative of Refugee Education

    Feb 14, 2023 Filippo Grandi emphasizes the need and cost-effectiveness of providing displaced young people with the tools to thrive.

  2. Solidarity with Refugees Has a New Blueprint
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    Solidarity with Refugees Has a New Blueprint

    Dec 17, 2019 Filippo Grandi touts the Global Compact on Refugees as a guide to mounting an effective response to today's migration crises.

  3. Closing the Refugee Education Gap
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    Closing the Refugee Education Gap

    Aug 30, 2019 Filippo Grandi argues that low secondary-school enrollment for displaced children amounts to a massive lost opportunity.

  4. The Missing Link of Refugee Response
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    The Missing Link of Refugee Response

    Sep 4, 2018 Filippo Grandi shows why effective policies for displaced people must include educational opportunities.

  5. The Urgency of Refugee Education
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    The Urgency of Refugee Education

    Sep 14, 2017 Filippo Grandi says time is running out to ensure that displaced young people do not lose out on a future.

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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

    John Andrews

    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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