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Peter Sutherland

Peter Sutherland

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Peter Sutherland, former United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for International Migration and Development, was former Director General of the World Trade Organization, EU Commissioner for Competition, and Attorney General of Ireland.

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  1. Migration’s Private-Sector Problem-Solvers
    Refugees Iakovos Hatzistavrou/ Stringer

    Migration’s Private-Sector Problem-Solvers

    Sep 12, 2016 Peter Sutherland praises the individuals, companies, and NGOs helping refugees find new homes and employment.

  2. Cities for Migrants
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    Cities for Migrants

    Aug 26, 2016 Peter Sutherland believes that municipal authorities hold the key to successful integration of newcomers.

  3. Migration Fact vs. Migration Fiction
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    Migration Fact vs. Migration Fiction

    Aug 6, 2016 Peter Sutherland refutes the misleading claims that have come to dominate developed countries' immigration debates.

  4. Defusing Migration
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    Defusing Migration

    Jul 8, 2016 Peter Sutherland challenges the corrosive myths that nationalists in Britain and elsewhere have been peddling.

  5. Saving Our Drowning Humanity
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    Saving Our Drowning Humanity

    Jun 13, 2016 Peter Sutherland urges the EU and other developed countries to take in more migrants.

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    QE with Chinese Characteristics?

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng urge China to use monetary policy to tackle some of the biggest challenges it faces.
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    Why Europe and Latin America Need Each Other

    Josep Borrell

    In a world of giants, the EU and Mercosur together represent just 10% of the world’s population and 20% of global GDP. If either wants to wield global influence, it needs the other, making the EU-Mercosur trade agreement a strategic imperative.

    urge European Union and Latin American leaders to revive momentum toward a long-overdue trade agreement.
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    Let the WTO Referee Carbon Border Taxes

    Jeffrey Frankel shows how a revived World Trade Organization can play a central role in combating climate change.
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    Elon Musk’s Not-so-Hidden Agenda

    Jason Stanley thinks the mogul's takeover of Twitter reflects his interest in destroying all democratic information spaces.
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    Saadia Zahidi on government spending, debt distress, the Iran protests, and more

    Saadia Zahidi argues that social-safety nets must be customized and targeted to ensure efficiency, advocates a more responsible approach to deficit reduction and fiscal consolidation, describes the complex recipe for helping countries reap the benefits of greater female labor-force participation, and more.
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    The Birth of a New International Order

    Joschka Fischer sees global great-power relations taking shape around a Sino-American dominated pentarchy.
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    The World Cup Syndrome

    Raj Persaud reflects on the effects that loving the “beautiful game” can have on one’s health and finances.
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    Rebooting the World Bank

    Suma Chakrabarti & Chris Humphrey outline key reforms that could help the institution regain the trust of developing countries.
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    No Easy Exit from Zero-COVID

    S. Alex Yang & Angela Huyue Zhang propose a strategy for loosening China's pandemic restrictions without triggering a nationwide health crisis.

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