Posts tagged 'Arab Spring'

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Democracy and division in the Arab world

    Tensions in Iraq may be dominating the headlines, but there are complex patterns of division and polarization across… more

  • Global Shapers Article

    The digital case for decriminalizing drugs

    I was in the room as the World Economic Forum hosted The Drugs Dilemma, the Forum’s first-ever debate on drug… more

  • Forum Article

    Can innovation close wealth gaps?

    When the benefits of economic growth are distributed very unequally, social bonds fray. Those losing ground, especially… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Can young people's optimism save the world?

    Mapping risks is an exercise in calling out the blind spots – the issues and events we don’t see coming, the… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    Q&A: Can social media change society?

    Summit on the Global Agenda 2013

    18 - 20 Nov 2013, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    The entrepreneurship answer to youth unemployment

    Summit on the Global Agenda 2013

    18 - 20 Nov 2013, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    Peace must underpin the new development goals

    Summit on the Global Agenda 2013

    18 - 20 Nov 2013, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    People power is alive and well

    To talk of the dramatic events in 2011 is to talk of collective action movements on a global scale – from the Arab… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    Storm clouds gather after the Arab Spring

    Summit on the Global Agenda 2012

    12 - 14 Nov 2012, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Can commerce cool conflict?

    The self-immolation of street vendor Mohamed Bouazizi almost two years ago in Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia, sparked a… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Are we losing a generation to unemployment?

    As many as 200 million people around the world want work and cannot find it, after almost four years of a global… more

  • Forum Article

    What if the Arab Spring turns into an African Summer?

    Achankeng Leke, Director and Nigeria Location Manager, McKinsey & Company, questions whether Africa could… more

  • Forum Article

    Global Risks 2012: What if there was no more space in space?

    No more space in outer space? Highly illogical – the universe is expanding. This may be true, but unfortunately until… more

  • Forum Article

    Global Risks 2012: What if antibiotics stopped working?

    There are 10 times as many bacteria living on and in your body than there are human cells that you could call your own… more

  • Forum Article

    Global Risks 2012: What if a supervolcano erupted?

    Welcome to Earth – a mass of molten rock hurtling through space at 100,000 km/hour. The land we call home is a… more

  • Forum Video

    Global Risks 2012: Interview with Oliver Wyman Group's John Drzik

    John Drzik – Chief Executive Officer of Oliver Wyman Group (Marsh & McLennan Companies), discusses the main… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Video

    Global Risks 2012: Interview with Zurich Financial Services' Axel…

    Axel Lehman – Group Chief Risk Officer and Regional Chairman Europe, Zurich Financial Services, examines the main… more

  • Forum Video

    Global Risks 2012: Interview with Swiss Re's David Cole

    David Cole – Chief Risk Officer at Swiss Re – examines the main findings of the Global Risks 2012… more