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A cost too high: why the time is now for gender equality

March 8, 2023

Beyond empowering women, gender equality makes societies and economies more dynamic and more resilient.

Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi

Digitisation can drive a global trade revolution

February 17, 2023

This post-pandemic moment is the perfect time to modernise the global trading system, writes UAE minister of state for foreign trade, Thani Al Zeyoudi.

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Solving decarbonisation requires investment in emerging markets

January 18, 2023

Massively increasing the flow of investment capital from the developed to developing world to support decarbonisation efforts makes both economic and financial sense.

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Global minimum tax: a once-in-a generation opportunity

January 6, 2023

The OECD estimates this could generate $150bn in additional tax revenues globally, which could help address fiscal challenges. However, some improvements to the proposal are needed to reach its full potential.

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Harry Boyd-Carpenter: Time to shift the balance on climate adaptation finance vs climate mitigation

January 5, 2023

With climate change impacts becoming more apparent, it is time to up the ante on adaptation finance, suggests Harry Boyd-Carpenter, managing director of climate strategy and delivery at the EBRD.

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William F Maloney: Reviving Latam’s growth in uncertain times

January 5, 2023

William F Maloney, chief economist for Latin America and the Caribbean at the World Bank, discusses the agenda for growth in the region.

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Aset Irgaliyev: Preparing to thrive in the economy of the future

January 4, 2023

Amid mounting short-term economic challenges, states must not lose sight of the need to position themselves to thrive in a changing world, writes Aset Irgaliyev, chairman of Kazakhstan’s Agency for Strategic Planning and Reforms.

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Albert Isola: Regaining full identity control through self-sovereign identity

January 4, 2023

The digital world will need a more efficient method for a citizen to manage their credentials, says Gibraltar's minister for digital and financial services.

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Sandra Ro: Blockchain’s role in a green future

January 3, 2023

Sandra Ro, CEO of the Global Blockchain Business Council, explains how blockchain can pay a pivotal role in ensuring green targets are met.

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Cecilia Skingsley: On central bank innovation, ask: “Why not?”

January 3, 2023

Cecilia Skingsley, head of the Bank for International Settlements’ Innovation Hub, argues the case for approaching central bank innovation with optimism and ambition.

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