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Aid & development links: UN challenges, global remittances, agile aid, and more

Antonio Manuel de Oliveira Guterres looks to be a lock as the next secretary-general of the UN. He will need to contest with the refugee crisis, a sclerotic bureaucracy, a peacekeeping scandal, climate change, and the ever present question of the UN’s legitimacy, to name a few challenges. The Centre for Global Development has released a major eminent persons review, with members including Lawrence Summers, Justin Lin and Dani Rodrik looking at the future of Multilateral Development Banking.
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