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Mo Ibrahim

Mo Ibrahim

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Mo Ibrahim is Chair and Founder of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.

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  1. What Climate Justice Means for Africa
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    What Climate Justice Means for Africa

    Sep 12, 2022 Mo Ibrahim shows how the international community is ignoring the continent's unique interests and constraints.

  2. The Leader the WTO Needs
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    The Leader the WTO Needs

    Oct 19, 2020 Mo Ibrahim, et al. endorse the candidacy of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for Director-General of the World Trade Organization.

  3. No Recovery Without Debt Relief
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    No Recovery Without Debt Relief

    Jul 10, 2020 Mo Ibrahim calls for an immediate debt-service standstill for all African countries until the end of 2021.

  4. A New Eurafrican Partnership
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    A New Eurafrican Partnership

    Oct 3, 2019 Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, et al. champion a new relationship between the EU and Africa to seize a hugely attractive co-investment opportunity.

  5. Africa’s Search for Law
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    Africa’s Search for Law

    Feb 12, 2014 Mo Ibrahim calls for the rule of law to be placed at the top of the world's development agenda.

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    Carbon Credits Hold the Key to Combating Deforestation

    Roselyn Fosuah Adjei explains how nature-based offsets could help reduce emissions and benefit local communities.
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    Alexei Navalny Did Not Die for Nothing

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    The Russian opposition leader faced a dilemma that all dissenters in authoritarian states must grapple with: live in exile and fade into obscurity, or confront an oppressive regime and risk imprisonment and torture. Navalny’s choice – and the price he paid for making it – will inspire dissidents for generations to come.

    highlights the crucial role of political martyrs in inspiring resistance to oppressive regimes.
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    The Submergence of Emerging Markets

    Andrés Velasco worries that major middle-income economies are facing a prolonged slowdown, jeopardizing global convergence.
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    How AI Could Reshape Medicine

    Junaid Nabi highlights the new technology’s potential to transform how we diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases.
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    Making Bretton Woods Work for Africa

    Hippolyte Fofack envisions a reformed global financial architecture that provides equal access to long-term patient capital.
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    Making Sense of Society

    Michael Spence considers why a healthy civil society is crucial to good governance and inclusive prosperity.
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    Shock Therapy Killed Navalny

    Antara Haldar argues that while Vladimir Putin bears responsibility, so do the economic policies that put him in power.
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    Putin’s Silk Road Around Sanctions

    Robin Brooks & Simon Johnson urge Europe and the G7 to stop the re-export of Western goods to Russia from Central Asia and the Caucasus.
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    To Fight Climate Change, End Fossil-Fuel Subsidies

    Günther Thallinger & Ludovic Subran urge policymakers to recognize the true costs of a policy that harms the planet and does not help the poor.

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