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Ghana's social development outlook:
Even in the IMF programme, the emphasis is not on hurting the vulnerable. The Free SHS is a good thing because an educated population is good but there are some aspects that need to be revised. - Prof. Peter Quartey, Director, ISSER #UPFront
Conversations about funding must be hard to ensure that it is done well. We are not totally against it. The issue is that if too put focus on that at the expense of others, they suffer. - Prof. Peter Quartey, Director, ISSER #UPFront
There has be a good balance so we don't only look at Free SHS but all the other sectors as well. - Prof. Peter Quartey, Director, ISSER #UPFront
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Kunkel review, backgrounding by PMO staff & FOIs

"Advice that was sought prior to a review being undertaken—how that could conceivably impinge upon people's privacy just seems like an odd argument to make, doesn't it?"
I know about this, as it was my FOI being discussed.

First a recap.

Morrison was asked a Q about backgrounding by his media team in #QT last year (25 March 2021).
His response was to get his Chief of Staff, John Kunkel, to do a review...taking account of Dept of Finance advice.

Kunkel, made great play of Finance's advice (see extract) in his "report" - a 4 page letter to Morrison.
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Grau de investimento: crucial quesito avaliador na concessão de crédito…
"O #Brasil em 2018 não recuperou o seu grau de investimento perdido em 2015.

Após uma melhora na economia que sucedeu uma grave recessão, as agências justificaram a falta de medidas para conter o déficit fiscal como motivo de não elevar a nota do país."…
#Brasileiro é o turista mais rejeitado do mundo, diz pesquisa @IATA…
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Last speaker!
Joe MacLeod — Ends. A critical difference.

#uxaustralia #UXA2019
As part of @upfrontglobal #Upfront we have more people being part of the presentation getting experience on the stage.
Joe wanted to learn more about ends and why we don't design more of them
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Back for day 2 at @UXAustralia!

First keybote: The design of meaning for the future of humanity by @kateo

#UXAustralia #uxa19 #uxaus2019
Kate is welcoming 5 audience members to the stage as part of the #upfront movement where people who are interested in speaking and want to breakdown some of the barriers.

You know it's not far off that we'll have robots sitting with us at events like this.

Kate sometimes makes a joke about still being able to make a living as a speaker because robots can't do that.

Then she got scheduled on a panel with a robot
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