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How Nations Succeed: the launch of our 21st Century International Development programme

Monday, 5 November 2018

Led by Molly Kiniry and Stephen Brien, the International Development programme seeks to establish which countries have created their own pathways from poverty to prosperity, and what lessons this may offer those nations who remain trapped.

Nearly all prosperous nations started on their development pathways many centuries ago, and were well-established by the early to mid-twentieth century. Those nations have been engaged in the distribution of aid monies to poorer nations for the better part of 60 years, but without a clear vision of how that money could be used to replicate the model for prosperity that they created for themselves. 


In City A.M. Molly Kiniry says the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting provides the chance to discuss trade with a focus on developing countries

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) currently underway is the perfect petri dish for the start of trade talks.

These 54 heads of government, plus business representatives from each country, can say with authority (and this week, in privacy) what they would need to make a Commonwealth free trade agreement (FTA) happen.

The Commonwealth has not historically been a trading organisation, and at present its members are bound only by the bilateral agreements they have independently signed with one another. But Brexit presents the opportunity to rethink its strategic value as an organisation which covers five continents and billions of people.

Read the full article in City A.M. here.


Latest kidnappings demonstrate why insecurity is hampering Nigeria's pathway from poverty

Friday, 2 March 2018

Almost four years on from the Chibok crisis, the recent abduction of more than 100 schoolgirls in Dapchi illustrates why terrorism must be defeated if Nigeria is to fulfil its potential.

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