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Bogolo Kenewendo

Bogolo Kenewendo

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Bogolo Kenewendo is Special Adviser and Africa Director for the UN Climate Change High-Level Champions.

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  1. The Case for Mission-Driven Climate Finance
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    The Case for Mission-Driven Climate Finance

    Feb 20, 2024 Bogolo Kenewendo argues that Africa has the ideas, ambition, and capacity to implement green solutions – just not the funding.

  2. How to Close Africa’s Climate-Finance Gap
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    How to Close Africa’s Climate-Finance Gap

    Sep 4, 2023 Mahmoud Mohieldin, et al. propose five ways to channel investment to the countries most vulnerable to the effects of global warming.

  3. The Climate-Security Failure
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    The Climate-Security Failure

    Mar 3, 2023 Bogolo Kenewendo warns that governments are not doing enough to address the biggest threat facing humanity today.

  4. The Key to Africa’s Economic Revolution
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    The Key to Africa’s Economic Revolution

    Jul 18, 2022 Bogolo Kenewendo argues that the world’s largest free-trade area will benefit the continent only if its people know about it.

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    From Welfare State to Safe State in Latin America

    Jorge G. Castañeda & Carlos Ominami urge the region’s progressives to start treating security as an essential component of social protection.
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    The Urgency of Sovereign-Debt Restructuring

    José Antonio Ocampo highlights the need for a comprehensive mechanism to deliver relief to low- and middle-income countries.
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    The Gaza War Goes Global

    Joschka Fischer

    The escalating war in the Middle East must be understood in a broader context. The fact that the Iranian regime felt emboldened to risk a direct strike on Israel attests to a changing world order in which Western power is increasingly open to challenge.

    considers the implications of Iran’s unprecedented decision to launch a direct strike on Israeli territory.
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    Gender-Neutral Fintech Isn’t Working for Women

    Emmanuel Nyirinkindi & Jessica Schnabel show that the industry is not fully delivering on its promise to accelerate financial inclusion.
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    The Urgency of Palestinian Statehood

    Gareth Evans explains why formal international recognition is crucial to ending the intolerable status quo.
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    Quality Journalism Is More Important than Ever

    Anya Schiffrin, et al. explain how policymakers can support rigorous, objective reporting, just as they provide other public goods.
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    Is India’s Economy Overhyped?

    Shang-Jin Wei argues that the country’s rapid development, while undeniable, conceals deeper structural problems.
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    Negotiating a Bigger, Better World Bank

    Michael Krake & Wempi Saputra explain how a new framework will nudge countries to invest in projects that deliver global public goods.
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    The Ozone Layer’s Recovery Shows How to Protect the Planet

    Robert Redford & Xiye Bastida highlight the critical role of international cooperation in preserving the planet’s habitability.

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