2020

Publisert 2. apr. 2020 09:31

– Brasils president beskriver korona som en liten forkjølelse folket hans er immunt mot - og anklager mediene for å lage hysteri, sier Bull.

– I Latin-Amerika har de aller fleste landene innført strenge tiltak, men så har du noen unntak der landets ledere avfeier koronakrisen og viser mistro til helseeksperter.

Publisert 1. apr. 2020 08:54

- USA fortsetter å tro at dette er et godt tidspunkt å presse myndighetene mot kollaps på, selv om dette vil ha dramatiske implikasjoner og vil koste mange menneskeliv, sier Antulio Rosales.

Dan Banik
Publisert 31. mars 2020 10:56

– Over the past few weeks, I have travelled across the country in gorgeous weather and interacted with a diverse group of people. Three broad sets of issues emerged during these interactions, writes Dan Banik.

Dan banik
Publisert 31. mars 2020 10:54

– Although it is too early to predict the impact of various measures to combat the further spread of the virus, one thing appears clear. The need of the hour is informed, inclusive, committed, compassionate and visionary leadership, writes Banik.

Publisert 26. mars 2020 11:39

- I returned home to Norway exactly a week ago. A few hours before landing at Oslo airport, the government announced a drastic set of measures aimed at preventing further spread of the coronavirus, writes Dan Banik.

Publisert 16. mars 2020 10:15

There is an ongoing debate on the role and impact of development planning. Supporters of five-year or 10-year plans claim that countries and their governments require a clearly articulated vision that will guide public policies aimed at achieving certain desirable outcomes, writes Banik.

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Publisert 28. feb. 2020 11:32

As concern about coronavirus grows, three Washington-based think tanks are proposing that the G7 launch a new health security fund, managed by the World Bank, to help poor countries cope with a possible future pandemic. A researcher in Oslo warns that such a fund would further fragment the complicated global health architecture and weaken the World Health Organisation.

Publisert 25. feb. 2020 08:50

 I Venezuela går familier i oppløsning som følge av krisen som rammer innbyggerne. Over en million barn har blitt etterlatt og mange har blitt utsatt for omsorgssvikt og grove overgrep i det kriserammede landet.

Publisert 20. feb. 2020 09:33

The influential journalist Martin Wolf of the Financial Times argued in Oslo last week that while emerging countries continue to have large groups of their population living in poverty, the emissions per head of these groups, including most African citizens, is relatively low. What does this mean for the prospects for continued economic growth and emissions? asks Banik.