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Jakaya Kikwete

Jakaya Kikwete

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Jakaya Kikwete, a former president of the United Republic of Tanzania, is a member of the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity.

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  1. The Keys to Universal Health Coverage
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    The Keys to Universal Health Coverage

    Nov 5, 2018 Jakaya Kikwete urges national leaders to stay focused on improving primary care and strengthening data collection.

  2. Educating the Commonwealth
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    Educating the Commonwealth

    Apr 11, 2018 Jakaya Kikwete & Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala call on leaders to make educational access a priority when they gather in London later this month.

  3. Midwives Deliver Lives
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    Midwives Deliver Lives

    Jun 19, 2017 Jakaya Kikwete & Toyin Saraki call on world leaders to make one of the most cost-effective health-care investments possible.

  4. The Path to Universal Education
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    The Path to Universal Education

    Apr 18, 2017 Jakaya Kikwete proposes a new financing facility to ensure that future generations aren't lost, but learning.

  5. How to Transform an Education System
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    How to Transform an Education System

    Jul 2, 2016 Jakaya Kikwete draws on Tanzania's experience to identify the pillars of effective reform.

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    Let the WTO Referee Carbon Border Taxes

    Jeffrey Frankel shows how a revived World Trade Organization can play a central role in combating climate change.
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    Elon Musk’s Not-so-Hidden Agenda

    Jason Stanley thinks the mogul's takeover of Twitter reflects his interest in destroying all democratic information spaces.
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    Saadia Zahidi on government spending, debt distress, the Iran protests, and more

    Saadia Zahidi argues that social-safety nets must be customized and targeted to ensure efficiency, advocates a more responsible approach to deficit reduction and fiscal consolidation, describes the complex recipe for helping countries reap the benefits of greater female labor-force participation, and more.
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    The Birth of a New International Order

    Joschka Fischer sees global great-power relations taking shape around a Sino-American dominated pentarchy.
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    The World Cup Syndrome

    Raj Persaud reflects on the effects that loving the “beautiful game” can have on one’s health and finances.
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    Rebooting the World Bank

    Suma Chakrabarti & Chris Humphrey outline key reforms that could help the institution regain the trust of developing countries.
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    No Easy Exit from Zero-COVID

    S. Alex Yang & Angela Huyue Zhang propose a strategy for loosening China's pandemic restrictions without triggering a nationwide health crisis.
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    Faking It, Making It, Losing It

    Harold James

    The spectacular rise and fall of FTX and its founder Sam Bankman-Fried were driven by effective marketing, trickery, and financial speculation. In that, they bear a striking resemblance to the disastrous eighteenth-century experiment that fueled the Mississippi Company bubble and created the template for all future Ponzi schemes.

    draws parallels between the FTX collapse and economist John Law’s infamous eighteenth-century scheme in France.
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    The Regulators’ Revolt

    Howard Davies traces the rise and fall of the UK government's recent effort to wield the power to rewrite financial rules.

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