How can we protect the world’s poor from coronavirus and its economic effects?

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Erik Berglof

Director, Institute of Global Affairs, School of Public Policy, London School of Economics & Political Sciences

Gordon Brown

United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education; Chair, International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity, The Office of Gordon and Sarah Brown

Helen E. Clark

Chair of the Board, Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health, World Health Organization (WHO)

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Director-General, World Trade Organization (WTO)


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