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William Ruto

William Ruto

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William Ruto is President of Kenya.

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  1. How G7 Leaders Can Unlock Financing for Africa
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    How G7 Leaders Can Unlock Financing for Africa

    May 22, 2024 William Ruto urges wealthy countries to help bring the global financial system into line with the developing world's needs.

  2. A New Energy Pact for Africa
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    A New Energy Pact for Africa

    Jul 12, 2023 William Ruto & Fatih Birol propose that government leaders work with international partners to deploy renewables on the continent.

  3. A Green Transition That Leaves No One Behind
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    A Green Transition That Leaves No One Behind

    Jun 20, 2023 Emmanuel Macron, et al. set out a vision of global collective action based on solidarity with the world’s poor.

  4. Walking Our Talk on Climate Action
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    Walking Our Talk on Climate Action

    May 19, 2023 William Ruto thinks more cross-border collaboration and financial reforms are needed to unleash a global green transition.

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    To Fight Climate Change, Protect Healthy Soil

    Juan Lucas Restrepo & Barron Joseph Orr explain how sustainable farming practices can reverse biodiversity loss and transform our food systems.
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    How to Protect the World from the Next Pandemic

    Winnie Byanyima & Joseph E. Stiglitz envision a global accord that applies the lessons of past health crises and includes binding commitments.
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    Strict Separation Is Not the Answer for Palestine and Israel

    Yanis Varoufakis warns against a two-apartheid-state solution that affirms the dangerous principle of ethnic exclusivity.
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    Preparing Now for the Next Disease X

    Tom Achoki, et al. propose several steps governments can take to establish robust and resilient response mechanisms.
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    To Protect Democracy, Protect Exiled Journalists

    Antonio Zappulla highlights the existential threats facing independent news outlets forced to relocate by repressive regimes.
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    The Economics of Health for All

    Mariana Mazzucato explains why pandemic prevention and preparedness must be embedded in economic policymaking.
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    The Dangerous Incoherence of US Trade Policy

    Stephen S. Roach warns that America’s latest tariffs against China raise the risk of a catastrophic superpower conflict.
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    A New Dawn for US-African Cooperation?

    Vera Songwe identifies three ways that the United States can ultimately help itself by helping the continent.
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    Raghuram G. Rajan and Rohit Lamba on Indian job creation, industrial policy, democracy, and more

    Raghuram G. Rajan & Rohit Lamba argue that India must place the highest priority on creating and owning intellectual property, advocate an alternative to interventionist industrial policies like subsidies, call for the decentralization of Indian governance at every level, and more.

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