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José Manuel Barroso

José Manuel Barroso

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José Manuel Barroso, a former president of the European Commission and prime minister of Portugal, is Chair of the Board of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.

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  1. A Shining Example of Successful Multilateralism
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    A Shining Example of Successful Multilateralism

    Jun 19, 2024 Emmanuel Macron, et al. tout the transformative achievements of a global partnership that has helped halve child mortality.

  2. Pandemic Preparedness Cannot Wait
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    Pandemic Preparedness Cannot Wait

    Oct 11, 2023 José Manuel Barroso proposes practical steps to prepare for the next infectious outbreak while waiting on multilateral solutions.

  3. What We Must Learn from COVID-19
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    What We Must Learn from COVID-19

    Aug 8, 2023 José Manuel Barroso outlines steps that countries can take to improve their ability to prevent and respond to disease outbreaks.

  4. Preparing for the Next Global Catastrophe
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    Preparing for the Next Global Catastrophe

    Sep 23, 2022 José Manuel Barroso explains why global leaders must focus on creating equitable response mechanisms ahead of the next crisis.

  5. Avoiding COVID Complacency
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    Avoiding COVID Complacency

    Apr 7, 2022 José Manuel Barroso calls for a renewed commitment to vaccinate everyone before dangerous new variants can emerge.

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    Africa’s Hobbled Hegemons

    Adekeye Adebajo

    In the face of regional turmoil, rising extremism, and heightened geopolitical tensions, Africa urgently needs strong leadership. But its two most significant regional powers, Nigeria and South Africa, are too constrained by domestic challenges to represent Africa’s interests effectively on the world stage.

    examines the causes of political and economic malaise in Nigeria and South Africa.
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    The US Needs a Techno-Industrial Strategy

    Liza Tobin & Addis Goldman outline a three-pronged approach that would entrench American leadership in advanced industries.
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    The Fed Should Not Cut Interest Rates Yet

    Michael R. Strain argues that declaring victory over inflation, while tempting, would be to misread current economic conditions.
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    Preparing for a Future of Extreme Heat Waves

    Renzo R. Guinto urges political leaders to place resilience at the heart of housing, transport, and water policies.
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    Israel Is Enabling Iran’s War of Attrition

    Shlomo Ben-Ami thinks that Binyamin Netanyahu and his messianic allies are hastening the destruction of the Jewish state.
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    Unlocking IMF Reform

    Barry Eichengreen

    Sketching a reform agenda for the International Monetary Fund is easy; implementing reform is hard. It will require, among other things, the US to give up its veto in the institution, and China to assume more responsibility for global stability and the problems of other economies.

    writes that the key is a governance overhaul combined with a renewed focus on the Fund’s core mission.
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    The King of the Americans

    Steve Pincus observes that the US Supreme Court has given the president powers denied to English monarchs since James II.
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    Will Trump Benefit from the Attempt on His Life?

    Shang-Jin Wei draws parallels between the attack on Trump and the incident that swayed the 2004 Taiwanese election.
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    Fighting Climate Change Requires a Different Mindset

    Sonia Guajajara thinks the rest of the world can learn a lot from how indigenous peoples relate to nature.

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