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January 11, 2012

Ten Whats With...Dr. Susan Bissell

Dr. Susan Bissell is Associate Director and Programmes Chief Child Protection, UNICEF, based in New York.  Susan joined UNICEF in 1987 where her work has taken her to Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India, Ha…

Susan Bissell

September 17, 2012

International Organizations
Some Perspective on the United Nations

Last week, I participated in the U.S. State Department’s online interview program, “Conversations with America,” alongside Esther Brimmer, the assistant secretary of the Bureau of International Organ…

Members of the United Nations General Assembly vote to endorse the Arab League's plan for Syria's President Bashar al-Assad to step aside, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York

August 10, 2012

Foreign Aid
Question of the Week: Are Randomized Controlled Trials a Good Way to Evaluate Development Projects?

Question of the Week posts review important questions and controversies in global development by providing background information and links to a full spectrum of analysis and opinion. Today’s post ta…

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March 11, 2013

Development
Question of the Week: Inequality Part II

How does inequality affect economic growth? Question of the Week posts review important questions and controversies in global development by providing background information and links to a full spec…

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March 26, 2013

Defense and Security
Economic Change on Mexico’s Horizon

I spoke last week with CFR’s Brianna Lee about Mexico’s telecommunication, education, tax, and energy reforms, and what they could mean for Mexico’s economic outlook. You can read the interview here …

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July 18, 2013

Defense and Security
Corruption in Mexico

Follow Mexico’s headlines and you will see an uptick in high-level corruption cases. In this piece for Huffington Post, I discuss how Mexico has gotten better at exposing corruption but also why it s…

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May 29, 2015

Development
This Week in Markets and Democracy: FIFA Corruption, Chronic Hunger, and Poverty Reduction

This post marks the launch of a new feature on the Development Channel, "This Week in Markets and Democracy." Each Friday, CFR’s Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Program, will highlight the week…

FIFA Corruption

December 22, 2016

Global Agenda: Navigating Contested Global Spaces

This blog post is part of a series entitled Global Agenda, in which experts will identify major global challenges facing President-Elect Trump, the options available to him, and what is at stake for …

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March 22, 2017

Arctic
U.S. Needs to Plan for Changes in the Arctic

The Arctic holds a grip on the public imagination as a frozen, remote, and inaccessible place – but the Arctic region is rapidly changing, and the United States would do well to take stock of the cha…

An ice-free Northwest Passage is seen in this handout satellite photo from NASA

April 21, 2017

Nigeria
High Ranking Nigerian Officials Linked to Mysterious $43 Million

On April 12, Nigeria’s principal anti-corruption agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), announced that it had found $43.4 million stashed in a vacant apartment in Lagos. The cas…

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