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Connie Hedegaard

Connie Hedegaard

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Connie Hedegaard served as European Commissioner for Climate Action from 2010 to 2014, and as Denmark’s Minister for the Environment from 2004 to 2007 and Minister for Climate and Energy from 2007 to 2009.

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  1. dangote4_Li YeXinhua via Getty_ngozi okonjo-iweala Li Ye/Xinhua via Getty Images

    The Leader the WTO Needs

    Mo Ibrahim, et al. With the world teetering on the brink of historic reversals of hard-won progress on reducing extreme poverty and malnutrition, combating child mortality, and extending educational opportunity, we need a trading system that works for the poor. And the World Trade Organization needs the right director-general to oversee it.  endorse the candidacy of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for Director-General of the World Trade Organization.
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  2. mazzucato19_EDDIE MULHOLLANDPOOLAFP via Getty Images_boris johnson covid Eddie Mulholland/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

    Boris Johnson’s Failed COVID-19 Launch

    Mariana Mazzucato & Anthony Costello UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has embraced mission-oriented governance in letter but not in spirit. Far from empowering the state to serve the public interest, his plan for a COVID-19 testing "moonshot" threatens to weaken further the capacity of the public-health sector.  view the UK prime minister's plan for a testing "moonshot" as an appropriate ambition gone badly awry.
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