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Sofia Monsalve

Sofia Monsalve

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Sofia Monsalve is Secretary-General of FIAN International.

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  1. A Human-Rights Approach to the Global Food Crisis
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    A Human-Rights Approach to the Global Food Crisis

    Jun 23, 2023 Michael Fakhri, et al. urge policymakers to address the systemic violence and structural inequalities at the root of acute hunger.

  2. Human Rights Hold the Key to Protecting Biodiversity
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    Human Rights Hold the Key to Protecting Biodiversity

    Aug 23, 2022 Sofia Monsalve & Georgina Catacora-Vargas explain what’s wrong with the current mainstream thinking about global conservation efforts.

  3. The Corporate Capture of the UN Food Summit
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    The Corporate Capture of the UN Food Summit

    Sep 20, 2021 Sofia Monsalve shows why large agribusiness firms have no interest in policies to address the growing global hunger crisis.

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    Will the US Economy Drive Global Growth this Year?

    Mohamed A. El-Erian

    Despite rosy forecasts, the US economy faces powerful headwinds that call into question its ability to serve as the world’s main growth driver. These challenges are compounded by domestic and geopolitical uncertainties that have not been reflected in market valuations and economic assessments.

    explains why economists and investors are far too optimistic about America’s near-term prospects.
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    The US Is Jeopardizing the Open Internet

    Natalie Dunleavy Campbell & Stan Adams condemn America’s apparent decision to abandon its role as a champion of a free digital domain.
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    How to Finance Higher Education in Africa

    Célestin Monga proposes a mix of several funding streams to improve access to high-quality colleges and universities.
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    Catalytic Capital Holds the Key to Southeast Asia’s Green Transition

    Kitty Bu & Stefanie Fairholme highlight the potential role of early-stage funding in advancing the region’s decarbonization efforts.
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    Which AI Risks Matter?

    Edoardo Campanella considers three leading experts’ assessments of the technology’s future capabilities and their implications.
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    Europe Must Defend Itself

    Donald Trump – who spent his presidency lambasting NATO – recently suggested that he would encourage Russian aggression against NATO allies that had not met their commitment to spend 2% of GDP on defense. With Trump vying for another term in the White House – and the Ukraine war still raging on the European Union’s doorstep – EU countries can no longer ignore the difficult but essential task of taking charge of their own security.

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    Making the Most of FDI

    Keun Lee considers what it takes to convert foreign investment into growth, development, and technological upgrading.
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    Explaining Americans’ Pessimism About a Strong Economy

    Jeffrey Frankel considers possible reasons for the disconnect between economic performance and public perceptions.
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    Sharing the Tech Wealth

    Diane Coyle urges investment in digital public infrastructure to curb the adverse effects of market power.

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