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Sania Nishtar

Sania Nishtar

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Sania Nishtar is Special Assistant on Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection to the Prime Minister of Pakistan.

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  1. Climate Policy Is Social Policy
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    Climate Policy Is Social Policy

    Nov 4, 2021 Sania Nishtar explains why Pakistan’s efforts to combat global warming go hand in hand with its anti-poverty programs.

  2. How Cash Transfers Prevent Lockdown Tragedies
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    How Cash Transfers Prevent Lockdown Tragedies

    Aug 19, 2020 Sania Nishtar explains how Pakistan emergency payments to households have mitigated the pandemic's socioeconomic fallout.

  3. Bringing Gender Equality to Global Public Health
    A nurse takes care of incubators at the premature baby ward of the pediatric hospital in Bangui FLORENT VERGNES/AFP/Getty Images

    Bringing Gender Equality to Global Public Health

    May 8, 2018 Helen Clark & Sania Nishtar share the findings of a new report that documents how major health organizations leave women behind.

  4. How Corruption Impedes Universal Health Coverage
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    How Corruption Impedes Universal Health Coverage

    Apr 6, 2018 Sania Nishtar calls for a global strategy to end the fraudulent practices that claim millions of victims worldwide.

  5. The Maternal Thread of Life
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    The Maternal Thread of Life

    Mar 11, 2014 Sania Nishtar highlights the impact of women's nutrition on future generations' health.

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    American CHIPS Off the Chinese Block

    Anne O. Krueger worries that a new $52 billion subsidy program will undermine competition and innovation in a key industry.
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    The Republican God That Failed

    Nina L. Khrushcheva considers the implications of Liz Cheney’s primary loss for the GOP and American democracy.
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    A Turkish Playbook for Fighting Populism

    Seren Selvin Korkmaz shows how an opposition alliance is threatening President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s autocratic rule.
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    Brexit Britain Confronts Reality

    Chris Patten holds out little hope that political leaders will offer voters an honest assessment of the country’s problems.
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    The Post-Global Economy

    Many argue that the combined effects of the 2008 global financial crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic, Sino-American decoupling, and Russia’s war against Ukraine have dealt an irreversible blow to three decades of open trade and burgeoning supply chains. How should policymakers and businesses respond to the apparent demise of globalization, and what new paradigm might replace it?

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    The New Resilience Paradigm

    Anthea Roberts & Jensen Sass explain why we need a new, post-neoliberal policy paradigm that places resilience at its center.
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    Who Will Establish Metaverse Ethics?

    Josh Entsminger, et al. highlight the urgency of providing oversight before tech companies make self-regulation the norm.
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    The Belarusian Opposition Is Growing Stronger

    Sławomir Sierakowski cites many examples showing that the country’s democracy movement has been adapting and growing quickly.
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    A Bold and Realistic Energy Transition

    Sultan Al Jaber explains why policies aimed at divesting too soon from hydrocarbons will be self-defeating.

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