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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 Age of Verbiage

    Arvind Subramanian blames today’s nonstop inundation of expert opinion for undermining the quality of public discourse.
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    Davos Man Has a People Problem

    Antara Haldar suspects that the socially “disembedded” economic logic of globalization has gone as far as it can go.
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    Eliminate the Debt Ceiling

    Willem H. Buiter thinks the US Constitution and common sense argue for a de facto abolition of the cap.
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    Japan’s Fiscal Dilemma

    Takatoshi Ito explains why the country’s deficit-financed spending spree endangers its national security.
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    Too Soon for Global Optimism

    Kenneth Rogoff

    It is hard to reconcile the jubilant mood of many business leaders with the uncertainty caused by the war in Ukraine. While there are some positive signs of economic recovery, a sudden escalation could severely destabilize the global economy, cause a stock market crash, and accelerate deglobalization.

    warns that the Ukraine war and economic fragmentation are still jeopardizing world growth prospects.
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    Why Europe’s Franco-German Engine Is Stalling

    Jean Pisani-Ferry cautions that the two countries' differences are so substantial that a hasty compromise will not suffice.
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    Central Banks Should Slow Down

    Lucrezia Reichlin fears the consequences of excessive interest-rate hikes in the US, the UK, and especially the eurozone.
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    Three Cheers for Hybrid Work

    Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg thinks the advantages of more flexible labor arrangements outweigh the disadvantages.
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    The German Lamb Is Learning to Howl

    Josef Joffe

    The nation that went to the gates of Moscow in World War II has become as aggressive as a cuddly cat. But with its decision to send Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine, Germany's "culture of reticence," particularly with respect to Russia, may soon be a thing of the past.

    examines the origins and implications of the landmark decision to send battle tanks to Ukraine.

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