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Md. Shahidul Haque

Md. Shahidul Haque

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Md. Shahidul Haque, a former foreign secretary of Bangladesh, is a senior fellow at North South University in Dhaka. 

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  1. Avoiding a COVID-19 Migration Crisis
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    Avoiding a COVID-19 Migration Crisis

    Apr 14, 2020 Md. Shahidul Haque warns that the pandemic will increase pressure on national borders as people seek health services.

  2. The Silent Suffering of Climate Migrants
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    The Silent Suffering of Climate Migrants

    Oct 3, 2019 Md. Shahidul Haque & M. Riaz Hamidullah call for greater global efforts to recognize and protect people displaced by climatic disasters.

  3. Making Migration Work for Everyone
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    Making Migration Work for Everyone

    Jun 20, 2019 Md. Shahidul Haque thinks managing changing patterns in the movement of people will require a new global-governance framework.

  4. Our Duty to Migrants and Refugees
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    Our Duty to Migrants and Refugees

    Feb 1, 2017 Md. Shahidul Haque reminds governments of their collective responsibility to address vulnerable populations' needs.

  5. The Future of Migration Governance
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    The Future of Migration Governance

    Dec 7, 2016 Md. Shahidul Haque calls on national governments to rally behind a new framework for managing the movement of people.

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    Europe’s Climate Quandary

    Jean Pisani-Ferry assesses the inevitable trade-offs the European Union must confront in achieving its clean-energy targets.
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    Governing the Unknown

    Kaushik Basu suggests a few principles to guide policymakers as they try to keep up with rapidly advancing technologies.
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    Fast-Tracking a Lassa Fever Vaccine

    Oyeronke Oyebanji outlines what West African governments can learn from the development and distribution of the COVID-19 jab.
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    Climate Science Beats Climate Fatalism

    Carl-Friedrich Schleussner, et al. show that the more ambitious 1.5º target for global warming is still feasible – and more necessary than ever.
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    Turkey’s Pragmatic Islamist

    Shlomo Ben-Ami expects Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s latest electoral victory to have little impact on Turkish foreign policy.
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    Poland's Electoral Inquisition

    Sławomir Sierakowski decries a new law designed to disqualify opposition candidates from running in this year's general election.
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    Western Industrial Policy and International Law

    Joseph E. Stiglitz

    With recent landmark legislation to support decarbonization and innovation, the United States is making up for lost time after its failed 40-year experiment with neoliberalism. But if it is serious about embracing a new paradigm, it will need to do more to help bring the rest of the world along.

    explains how to minimize the political risks of new spending packages in the US and Europe.
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    The IMF’s Turn to Lead on Climate

    Rakesh Mohan, et al. explain how the International Monetary Fund can best support green investment where it is needed the most.
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    If Trump Returns

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

    What would a second Donald Trump presidency mean for US foreign policy and the world? While the man himself is unpredictable, his first term and his behavior since losing re-election in 2020 offer plenty of clues, none of which will be comforting to America's allies.

    considers the implications of the 2024 presidential election for America's foreign policy and global standing.

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