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Tarja Halonen, the President of Finland

“Fair globalization means more focus on people and their needs,” said President Tarja Halonen of Finland, leading off the 2005 Columbia University World Leaders Forum. She spoke about her country’s journey from relative poverty to prosperity and stability--thanks to a welfare state model based on social justice as well as investments in health and education. September 12, 2005.
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