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Noëlle Lenoir

Noëlle Lenoir

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Noëlle Lenoir is a former member of France’s Conseil Constitutionnel, the Conseil d’Etat, and a former minister for Europe.

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  1. Fighting Big Lies
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    Fighting Big Lies

    May 26, 2022 Noëlle Lenoir sees the need for stronger legal action against malicious disinformation and those who spread it.

  2. Time for European Defense Autonomy
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    Time for European Defense Autonomy

    Nov 18, 2019 Noëlle Lenoir calls on EU leaders to stop dithering and get to work forming a common army and security strategy.

  3. France’s Big Hate
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    France’s Big Hate

    Mar 1, 2019 Noëlle Lenoir advocates severe punishment for the violent extremists who have hijacked the Yellow Vest movement.

  4. Fighting Anti-Semitism Requires Free Speech
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    Fighting Anti-Semitism Requires Free Speech

    Apr 13, 2018 Noëlle Lenoir worries that accusations of racism are being used to stifle criticism of radical Islam.

  5. The United Europe of Tomorrow?
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    The United Europe of Tomorrow?

    Mar 15, 2017 Noëlle Lenoir holds out hope that Europeans will find a common sense of purpose and save the EU.

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    Carbon Credits Hold the Key to Combating Deforestation

    Roselyn Fosuah Adjei explains how nature-based offsets could help reduce emissions and benefit local communities.
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    Alexei Navalny Did Not Die for Nothing

    Ian Buruma

    The Russian opposition leader faced a dilemma that all dissenters in authoritarian states must grapple with: live in exile and fade into obscurity, or confront an oppressive regime and risk imprisonment and torture. Navalny’s choice – and the price he paid for making it – will inspire dissidents for generations to come.

    highlights the crucial role of political martyrs in inspiring resistance to oppressive regimes.
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    The Submergence of Emerging Markets

    Andrés Velasco worries that major middle-income economies are facing a prolonged slowdown, jeopardizing global convergence.
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    How AI Could Reshape Medicine

    Junaid Nabi highlights the new technology’s potential to transform how we diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases.
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    Making Bretton Woods Work for Africa

    Hippolyte Fofack envisions a reformed global financial architecture that provides equal access to long-term patient capital.
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    Making Sense of Society

    Michael Spence considers why a healthy civil society is crucial to good governance and inclusive prosperity.
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    Shock Therapy Killed Navalny

    Antara Haldar argues that while Vladimir Putin bears responsibility, so do the economic policies that put him in power.
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    Putin’s Silk Road Around Sanctions

    Robin Brooks & Simon Johnson urge Europe and the G7 to stop the re-export of Western goods to Russia from Central Asia and the Caucasus.
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    To Fight Climate Change, End Fossil-Fuel Subsidies

    Günther Thallinger & Ludovic Subran urge policymakers to recognize the true costs of a policy that harms the planet and does not help the poor.

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