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Manos Antoninis

Manos Antoninis

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Manos Antoninis is Director of the UNESCO Global Education Monitoring Report.

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  1. The Transformative Power of Early Education
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    The Transformative Power of Early Education

    Aug 24, 2021 Manos Antoninis urges governments to increase investment in high-quality, inclusive preschool programs.

  2. Why Aren’t All Girls in School?
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    Why Aren’t All Girls in School?

    Nov 10, 2020 Manos Antoninis says that despite progress in the last 25 years, much remains to be done to ensure equal access to education.

  3. The Wrong Way to Educate Girls
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    The Wrong Way to Educate Girls

    Jul 26, 2019 Manos Antoninis exposes the shortcomings of the prevailing approach to achieving gender equality in education.

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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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    The Middle East Needs a Ceasefire Now

    Daoud Kuttab explains why the latest escalation could lead to a truce instead of an all-out military showdown.
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    Overcoming the Development-Project Implementation Gap

    Jorge Moreira da Silva highlights ways to strengthen the International Development Association’s already-powerful impact.

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