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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former president of Liberia, is Founder of Africa Frontline First and Co-Chair of the Independent Panel on Pandemic Preparedness and Response.

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  1. During This Super Election Year, More Women Are Needed at the Top
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    During This Super Election Year, More Women Are Needed at the Top

    Jun 3, 2024 Ellen Johnson Sirleaf & Binaifer Nowrojee call attention to a disturbing reversal of progress toward gender equality in politics and government.

  2. Strengthening Africa’s Community Health Programs
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    Strengthening Africa’s Community Health Programs

    Feb 7, 2024 Ellen Johnson Sirleaf & Jean Kaseya argue that stakeholders must take coordinated action under a “one plan, one budget, one report” framework.

  3. Governments Must Meet Their Biodiversity Pledges
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    Governments Must Meet Their Biodiversity Pledges

    Jun 5, 2023 Ellen Johnson Sirleaf implores wealthy donor countries to deliver on the promises they made at COP15 to protect natural capital.

  4. How Women Can Break the Bias
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    How Women Can Break the Bias

    May 3, 2022 Ellen Johnson Sirleaf & Lilian Best show why gaining political and economic power is essential to ending sexual and gender-based violence.

  5. Firm Priorities for Fragile States
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    Firm Priorities for Fragile States

    Jun 16, 2020 David Cameron, et al. call the world's attention to the pandemic's next hotspots, and propose measures to mitigate the impact.

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    The Defining Economic Issue of the US Election

    Stephen S. Roach argues that the high price level, not inflation, is weighing on voters ahead of the presidential election.
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    What Does the EU Election Mean for European Climate Policy?

    Laurence Tubiana explains how green campaigners can strengthen their message to appeal to ordinary voters.
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    The Geopolitical Imperative to Upgrade the Dollar

    Jordan Bleicher & Josh Lipsky explain how emerging technologies are facilitating efforts to challenge the greenback’s global dominance.
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    Let the Giggers Fight Inflation

    Todd G. Buchholz criticizes efforts by US regulators to throttle the proliferation of independent contractors.
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    The Putin-Kim Pact Is an Opportunity for the West

    Ana Palacio

    The Russia-North Korea defense pact leaves no doubt about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s determination to overthrow the existing international order. But the agreement could also strain the Kremlin’s relations with China, potentially disrupting Sino-Russian efforts to undermine Western unity.

    urges policymakers to leverage the rogue partnership to drive a wedge between Russia and China.
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    What Climate-Vulnerable Developing Countries Need Right Now

    Mia Amor Mottley & Wale Edun

    Since the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, geopolitical tensions have dominated the global agenda, hindering collective efforts to address climate change. With the world still warming, urgent measures are needed to make investment in sustainable development feasible and affordable for everyone.

    propose a blueprint to unlock financing and kickstart investment in adaptation and clean energy.
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    Two Cheers for Identity Politics

    James Livingston argues that critics of the contemporary focus on issues of race, gender, and sexuality are ignoring history.
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    What the Next EU Leadership Must Do

    Carl Bildt offers a broad outline of the bloc's biggest challenges following this month's European Parliament election.
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    China Must Not Choose the Next Dalai Lama

    Brahma Chellaney urges the US and India to work together to protect the more than 600-year-old institution.

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