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YaleGlobal, April 23, 2015

In a wide-ranging interview with YaleGlobal’s Nayan Chanda, Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, former Prime Minister of Norway and former Director General of the World Health Organization discussed various challenges facing the world. She expressed guarded optimism about the climate change summit in Paris but was concerned about the growing economic inequality in the developed world and rising anti-immigrant, anti-Islamic sentiment in Europe. Brudtland was one of the intended target of Norwegian anti-Islamic fanatic Anders Behring Breivik who killed dozens of socialist youth in July 2011.

YaleGlobal, March 5, 2015

Margaret Ng, barrister, politician and writer in Hong Kong, in an interview with Nayan Chanda, editor of YaleGlobal, describes the impact of the 2014 Umbrella Movement that brought tens of thousands of young protesters to Hong Kong streets, demanding universal suffrage as promised by People’s Republic of China with its takeover in 1997.

Global Perspectives, March 5, 2015

John Githongo, Kenya’s most prominent anti-corruption advocate and CEO of Inuka Kenya Trust, encourages advocating for transparency in today’s globalized world. Githongo delivered the Coca-Cola Lecture at Yale entitled “Corruption, Security, and Development: Volatile Nexus” on February 11, 2015. This video is part of the Yale Global Perspectives series. To learn more about Yale and the world, visit world.yale.edu.

Global Perspectives, March 5, 2015

Professor Mekonnen Haddis, chief advisor to Ethiopia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, shares Ethiopia’s networked approach to foreign policy with regards to its neighbors in East Africa. This video is part of the Yale Global Perspectives series. To learn more about Yale and the world, visit world.yale.edu.

Global Perspectives, March 5, 2015

Hadiza Bala Usman, founder of the #BringBackOurGirls movement, discusses her work responding to the abduction of more than 300 girls by extremists in northern Nigeria, the limited government response and what more can be done. This video is part of the Yale Global Perspectives series. To learn more about Yale and the World, visit world.yale.edu.

Global Perspectives, March 3, 2015

Kenya’s former Prime Minister Raila Odinga discusses how healthcare, education and economics should play a role in how Africans accelerate their development. This video is part of the Yale Global Perspectives series. To learn more about Yale and the World, visit world.yale.edu.

YaleGlobal, May 27, 2014

In an interview with YaleGlobal’s Editor –in-Chief Nayan Chanda, President of African Development Bank Donald Kaberuka talks about Africa’s growth prospects, pointing out that despite foreign coverage being focused on a small dysfunctional part, the African continent as a whole has been growing very fast and has enormous prospects.

YaleGlobal, May 14, 2014

In an interview with YaleGlobal editor-in-chief Nayan Chanda, Carlos Lopes, executive secretary, UN Economic Commission for Africa, discusses economic development stressing the need for Africa not to follow the traditional path of export-driven growth and rely instead on its unique position and resources to build a pan-African market.

YaleGlobal, September 10, 2013

With the possibility of a US-led attack on Syria’s chemical weapons and delivery system looming Yale University organized a panel discussion with experts. The panel considered the pros and cons of US intervention and engaged in conversation with the audience.

YaleGlobal, October 11, 2012

Recently, the possibility of an attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities has been looming. Such an attack could evolve into a major shock for the global economy, with serious geopolitical consequences. This panel will analyze, from various perspectives, the rationale, likelihood and probable consequences of that occurrence.