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Emmanuel Jean-Michel Frédéric Macron

Date of Birth: 21 December 1977
Place of Birth: Amiens


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Elections and wars consume cash

After growing demands led by France's President Emmanuel Macron and Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley to overhaul the development finance system funding for IDA21 will test the willingness of richer governments to match words with hard cash...

That appears to be a ruse for the OECD to keep its existing role and to advance the goals of the French-led International Tax Task Force co-chaired with Kenya and Barbados which was proposed by President Emmanuel Macron at last year's COP28 summit with a mandate to come up with global environmental taxes to finance the new 'loss and damage' fund to compensate countries that face high costs from climate change...


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New diplomatic chill between US and Kigali over M23

Congo-K President Félix Tshisekedi cut short a visit to Europe following the attacks but not before getting French President Emmanuel Macron whom he met in Paris to again cite Rwanda for the M23 aggression and demand that it end its support for the militia group (Dispatches 21/2/24 Fighting escalates in the Kivus and western officials censure Kagame and AC Vol 65 No 6 How Brussels was caught out by the Kivu war)...

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Funds raised but no political progress at the Paris conference

Late in the afternoon on 15 April France's President Emmanuel Macron met the Sudanese activists strongly condemning those states that were funding the war and criticising the lack of international support for humanitarian operations in the country...


Abacha consigliere in storm over $11 billion superhighway linking Lagos and Calabar

Once convicted in Geneva for laundering money stolen by military leader Sani Abacha and in the United States for illegal political contributions these days Chagoury is feted by France's President Emmanuel Macron and ex-US President Bill Clinton and most of all by Nigeria's Bola Ahmed Tinubu as a philanthropist (AC Vol 65 No 13 Tinubu summons the ghosts of Abacha's kleptocracy)...

Tinubu's first trip as President was to Paris to see Chagoury and attend President Emmanuel Macron's Global Finance summit in June...


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