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Mo Ibrahim

Mo Ibrahim

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Mo Ibrahim is Chair and Founder of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.

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  1. What Climate Justice Means for Africa
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    What Climate Justice Means for Africa

    Sep 12, 2022 Mo Ibrahim shows how the international community is ignoring the continent's unique interests and constraints.

  2. The Leader the WTO Needs
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    The Leader the WTO Needs

    Oct 19, 2020 Mo Ibrahim, et al. endorse the candidacy of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for Director-General of the World Trade Organization.

  3. No Recovery Without Debt Relief
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    No Recovery Without Debt Relief

    Jul 10, 2020 Mo Ibrahim calls for an immediate debt-service standstill for all African countries until the end of 2021.

  4. A New Eurafrican Partnership
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    A New Eurafrican Partnership

    Oct 3, 2019 Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, et al. champion a new relationship between the EU and Africa to seize a hugely attractive co-investment opportunity.

  5. Africa’s Search for Law
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    Africa’s Search for Law

    Feb 12, 2014 Mo Ibrahim calls for the rule of law to be placed at the top of the world's development agenda.

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    The Threat of Trumpflation and a Fed War

    J. Bradford DeLong thinks monetary hawks should be more worried about the return of a populist demagogue to the White House.
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    Is China Too Old to Get Rich?

    Yi Fuxian explains why the country’s rising median age is at the root of its current malaise.
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    The Dangerous Retreat into Protectionism

    Carl Bildt warns that nothing good will come from a more deeply fragmented global economy.
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    The Case for Ukraine’s NATO Accession

    Yuriy Gorodnichenko & Ilona Sologoub explain why giving in to the Kremlin’s nuclear blackmail could push the alliance into a death spiral.
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    Don’t Believe the AI Hype

    Daron Acemoglu

    If you listen to tech industry leaders, business-sector forecasters, and much of the media, you may believe that recent advances in generative AI will soon bring extraordinary productivity benefits, revolutionizing life as we know it. Yet neither economic theory nor the data support such exuberant forecasts.

    finds nothing to support widely cited assessments of the technology’s near-term potential.
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    What the China Pessimists Are Getting Wrong

    Yu Yongding rejects gloomy narratives about the economy’s prospects and proposes ways to revive growth.
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    A Big Step Forward for Liver Health

    Danjuma Adda explains how new hepatitis guidelines from the World Health Organization could reduce cancer deaths in Africa.
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    The Fragile Fraternity of China and Russia

    Nina L. Khrushcheva

    Vladimir Putin’s recent state visit to Beijing – his first trip abroad since being inaugurated for a fifth term – was practically a mirror image of Mao Zedong’s visit to Moscow 75 years ago, when Stalin looked down on his guest. There is little reason to think that the bilateral relationship will prove more resilient this time.

    doubts that two countries with such diverging interests will be able to build a lasting partnership.
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    The Global Economy Is More Vulnerable Than It Seems

    Bertrand Badré & Yves Tiberghien identify five factors driving a potentially catastrophic trend toward fragmentation.

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