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Winnie Byanyima

Winnie Byanyima

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Winnie Byanyima is Executive Director of UNAIDS and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations.

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  1. Break the Vaccine Monopolies Now
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    Break the Vaccine Monopolies Now

    Dec 27, 2021 Winnie Byanyima argues that developing countries must have the right to manufacture their own reliable supply of doses.

  2. The G7 Must Act to Vaccinate the World
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    The G7 Must Act to Vaccinate the World

    Apr 15, 2021 Gordon Brown, et al. call on rich-country leaders to finance equitable global distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.

  3. Africa Can’t Afford COVID-19 Tradeoffs
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    Africa Can’t Afford COVID-19 Tradeoffs

    Jul 13, 2020 Abdourahmane Diallo, et al. warn that efforts to contain the coronavirus must not undermine the fight against other killer diseases.

  4. Globalization 4.0 for Whom?
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    Globalization 4.0 for Whom?

    Dec 19, 2018 Winnie Byanyima calls on the business and political elites gathering in Davos to abandon neoliberalism once and for all.

  5. The Fortunate Few and the Forgotten Many
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    The Fortunate Few and the Forgotten Many

    Jan 16, 2017 Winnie Byanyima shares startling new findings about global inequality, and proposes steps to address it.

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    Europe’s Carbon Border Tax Advances the Fight Against Climate Change

    Jeffrey Frankel shows how the European Union’s carbon-price mechanism could encourage other countries to follow suit.
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    Africa Can’t Prosper Without Regional Trade

    Kingsley Moghalu argues that the continent has been missing a key ingredient of robust, sustained growth.
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    Divestment from Israel Will Not Bring Peace

    Anne O. Krueger argues that meeting protesters' demand would weaken US universities – one of America’s sources of strength.
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    The US-China Trade War Heats Up

    A spate of new US tariffs on Chinese goods has raised the specter of full economic decoupling between the world’s two largest economies. For many observers, the measures are not only misguided, but also counter-productive, with the potential to undermine economic dynamism, hamper climate action, and trigger geopolitical conflict.

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    The Indian Election and the Country’s Economic Future

    Raghuram G. Rajan

    Economically, India today feels like a place of limitless possibilities. But with only a narrow window in which to grow rich before it grows old, the policy decisions it makes today will have an outsize influence on its future prospects.

    worries that the country will squander its massive potential by trying to emulate China's growth strategy.
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    How Europe Can Get the Green Deal Done

    Simone Tagliapietra proposes EU-level measures that would help offset the negative distributional effects of climate policy.
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    Reckoning With a New Authoritarian Bloc

    Joschka Fischer considers the implications of a northern Asian alliance that exists primarily to challenge American hegemony.
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    Is Europe Too Big for Further Enlargement?

    Ana Palacio warns that even if candidates meet accession criteria, decision-making processes would need to be reformed.
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    The Sino-American Trade War Benefits China’s Competitors

    Arvind Subramanian warns that escalating protectionism, while dangerous, could end up helping developing countries like India.

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