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Werner Hoyer

Werner Hoyer

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Werner Hoyer is President of the European Investment Bank.

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  1. Europe Must Get Serious About Critical Minerals
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    Europe Must Get Serious About Critical Minerals

    Sep 14, 2023 Werner Hoyer calls for a comprehensive strategy to de-risk supply chains for strategically important commodities.

  2. What It Will Take to Transform Development Finance
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    What It Will Take to Transform Development Finance

    Jun 21, 2023 Mia Amor Mottley & Werner Hoyer call for new, low-cost lending instruments to invest in building resilience among vulnerable populations.

  3. What Europe’s Economy Needs Now
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    What Europe’s Economy Needs Now

    Feb 27, 2023 Werner Hoyer urges the European Union to respond to America's new industrial policy with the right investments of its own.

  4. The Climate Crisis Is Also a Health Crisis
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    The Climate Crisis Is Also a Health Crisis

    Dec 1, 2022 Seth Berkley & Werner Hoyer explain why global leaders must urgently introduce equitable pandemic-response mechanisms.

  5. Global Health Is the Best Investment We Can Make
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    Global Health Is the Best Investment We Can Make

    Nov 24, 2022 Werner Hoyer & Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus stress the need for more spending and greater cooperation to regain progress reversed by the pandemic.

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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

    To prevent humanity from ever being demoted to the status of gorillas by a highly advanced artificial intelligence, most AI experts agree that we must retain control over the technology. But with developers racing to achieve the next breakthrough and gain market share, that may be easier said than done.

    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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    The WTO’s FDI Challenge

    Karl P. Sauvant urges the World Trade Organization’s members to adopt the new Investment Facilitation for Development Agreement.

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