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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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    The Dangers of a US Capital Inflow Tax

    Maurice Obstfeld worries that a little-known, highly costly method of deficit reduction is gaining political traction.
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    Europe’s Green Transition Requires More Skilled Workers

    Julie Beaufils urges policymakers to boost the attractiveness of technical vocations by expanding access to apprenticeships.
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    A Monetary and Economic Order Fit for the Twenty-First Century

    Ulrich Volz, et al. identify eight priorities to build a more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable global financial architecture.
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    Putting Africa on the Path to Prosperity

    Mohamed Ould Ghazouani & Ajay Banga urge the G7 to focus on the continent’s future, and on five priorities in particular, at this week’s summit.
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    Anatomy of a Massacre

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    The 1860 massacre of Christians in Damascus holds useful lessons about what it takes to arrest – and recover from – inter-communal violence. But there is a difference between a pogrom and a genocide, and conflating the two can do more harm than good.

    considers what the 1860 massacre of Christians in Damascus can and cannot teach us about preventing genocide.
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    AI: Hope or Hype?

    Whether generative artificial intelligence will do more harm or good to our families, economies, and societies remains an open question. In devising strategies for harnessing the technology, optimism is undoubtedly warranted, but it should not come at the expense of realism.

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    How Denmark Keeps the Far Right at Bay

    Michael Ehrenreich explains how mainstream parties have neutralized the threat of right-wing populists.
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    How Techno-Libertarians Fell in Love with Big Government

    Quinn Slobodian argues Silicon Valley investors are against the state only insofar as it is not enriching them personally.
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    How Chinese Savings Can Support the Global Green Transition

    Daniel Gros urges the EU to welcome cheap low-carbon goods, such as electric vehicles, from China.

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