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Julia Gillard

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Julia Gillard, a former prime minister of Australia, is Chair of the Wellcome Trust.

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  1. Climate Change Is a Health Crisis
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    Climate Change Is a Health Crisis

    Nov 1, 2021 Julia Gillard calls for a global strategy to minimize illness and death related to global warming in the coming decades.

  2. Transforming Education After the Pandemic
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    Transforming Education After the Pandemic

    Jun 30, 2021 Julia Gillard calls on governments to ensure learning opportunities for the world’s most vulnerable children.

  3. Closing the Education Gender Gap
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    Closing the Education Gender Gap

    Oct 11, 2017 Julia Gillard emphasizes how much work remains to be done to put girls into school, and then into meaningful work.

  4. Syria and the Refugee Iceberg
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    Syria and the Refugee Iceberg

    Mar 17, 2016 Julia Gillard reminds us that millions more worldwide are displaced by conflict – and all but forgotten.

  5. Winning the Fight For Global Education
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    Winning the Fight For Global Education

    Jul 13, 2015 Julia Gillard argues that all the pieces are in place to uphold the right of all children to go to school.

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    Negotiating a Bigger, Better World Bank

    Michael Krake & Wempi Saputra explain how a new framework will nudge countries to invest in projects that deliver global public goods.
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    The Ozone Layer’s Recovery Shows How to Protect the Planet

    Robert Redford & Xiye Bastida highlight the critical role of international cooperation in preserving the planet’s habitability.
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    The Middle East Needs a Ceasefire Now

    Daoud Kuttab explains why the latest escalation could lead to a truce instead of an all-out military showdown.
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    Overcoming the Development-Project Implementation Gap

    Jorge Moreira da Silva highlights ways to strengthen the International Development Association’s already-powerful impact.
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    Developing Countries’ Liquidity Crisis Is Not Over

    Ishac Diwan & Vera Songwe urge global policymakers to prevent mass insolvency and finance urgent climate projects.
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    America’s Manufacturing Renaissance Will Create Few Good Jobs

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    Many countries’ recent experiences show that boosting manufacturing employment is like chasing a fast-receding target. Automation and skill-biased technology have made it extremely unlikely that manufacturing can be the labor-absorbing activity it once was, which means that the future of “good jobs” must be created in services.

    shows why policies to boost employment in the twenty-first century ultimately must focus on services.
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    Minxin Pei on China’s economy, surveillance state, repression of dissent, and more

    Minxin Pei doubts China’s government is willing to do what is needed to restore growth, describes the low-tech approaches taken by the country’s vast security apparatus, considers the Chinese social-credit system’s repressive potential, and more.
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    Who Should Decide If It’s Genocide?

    David Alton, et al. urge British policymakers to take a proactive approach to addressing mass-atrocity crimes.
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    The Bretton Woods Institutions We Need

    Joaquim Levy, et al. explain how the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank can rise to current global challenges.

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