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Josep Borrell

Josep Borrell

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Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, is Vice President of the European Commission for a Stronger Europe in the World.

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  1. Europe and the World Need Ukraine to Prevail
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    Europe and the World Need Ukraine to Prevail

    Feb 21, 2024 Dmytro Kuleba & Josep Borrell remind everyone of the stakes in Russia's war of aggression, as it enters its third year.

  2. Europe Knows that Climate Action Is Vital to Global Security
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    Europe Knows that Climate Action Is Vital to Global Security

    Dec 1, 2023 Josep Borrell & Wopke Hoekstra reiterates the EU’s commitment to advancing mitigation and adaptation, at home and globally.

  3. Democracy Must Prevail in the Sahel
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    Democracy Must Prevail in the Sahel

    Sep 7, 2023 Josep Borrell sees cascading coups in the region as a major test for the European Union's own resolve and unity.

  4. Honesty Can Advance the Middle East Peace Process
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    Honesty Can Advance the Middle East Peace Process

    Mar 9, 2023 Josep Borrell calls for a renewed international effort to create the conditions for Israeli-Palestinian talks.

  5. Making Ukrainian Victory Possible
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    Making Ukrainian Victory Possible

    Feb 2, 2023 Josep Borrell explains why continued military support and other forms of assistance remain critical.

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    The US Is Jeopardizing the Open Internet

    Natalie Dunleavy Campbell & Stan Adams condemn America’s apparent decision to abandon its role as a champion of a free digital domain.
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    How to Finance Higher Education in Africa

    Célestin Monga proposes a mix of several funding streams to improve access to high-quality colleges and universities.
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    Catalytic Capital Holds the Key to Southeast Asia’s Green Transition

    Kitty Bu & Stefanie Fairholme highlight the potential role of early-stage funding in advancing the region’s decarbonization efforts.
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    Which AI Risks Matter?

    Edoardo Campanella

    To prevent humanity from ever being demoted to the status of gorillas by a highly advanced artificial intelligence, most AI experts agree that we must retain control over the technology. But with developers racing to achieve the next breakthrough and gain market share, that may be easier said than done.

    considers three leading experts’ assessments of the technology’s future capabilities and their implications.
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    Europe Must Defend Itself

    Donald Trump – who spent his presidency lambasting NATO – recently suggested that he would encourage Russian aggression against NATO allies that had not met their commitment to spend 2% of GDP on defense. With Trump vying for another term in the White House – and the Ukraine war still raging on the European Union’s doorstep – EU countries can no longer ignore the difficult but essential task of taking charge of their own security.

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    Making the Most of FDI

    Keun Lee considers what it takes to convert foreign investment into growth, development, and technological upgrading.
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    Explaining Americans’ Pessimism About a Strong Economy

    Jeffrey Frankel considers possible reasons for the disconnect between economic performance and public perceptions.
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    Sharing the Tech Wealth

    Diane Coyle urges investment in digital public infrastructure to curb the adverse effects of market power.
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    The WTO’s FDI Challenge

    Karl P. Sauvant urges the World Trade Organization’s members to adopt the new Investment Facilitation for Development Agreement.

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