Posts tagged ‘Middle East’

  • An investor looks up at screens displaying stock information at the Dubai Financial Market Forum Video

    Top 10 most competitive economies in Middle East, North Africa

    Large parts of the Middle East and North Africa continue to be affected by geopolitical conflict and turbulence. Yet… more

  • Soldiers of the Eurocorps hold the European flag during a ceremony in front of the European Parliament in Strasbourg Forum Article

    Should Europe play a greater role in the world?

    The chaotic consequences of the gradual disintegration of Pax Americana are becoming increasingly clear. For seven… more

  • A girl, who receives help from the “Takeyat Um Ali” humanitarian services center, studies in Qrayra village Forum Article

    What schools in Jordan teach us about educational reform

    Zeid Bin Haritha is a school in the Jordanian village of Yarqa. In this school, you’ll witness tiny overcrowded… more

  • Birds fly during sunrise in Gaza Forum Article

    3 narratives shaping the Middle East

    Three distinct timelines are shaping developments in the Middle East: the short-term timeline of daily struggles and… more

  • Forum Article

    The arguments against food and energy subsidies

    Few policies place good economics so directly at odds with good politics as subsidies for food and energy. The issue of… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Dubai: lessons from the world’s most virtual city

    Dubai is in many ways unique: a city known for its scale, size and growth but still with a residential population of… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Can Medina become a ‘city of knowledge’?

    Can an ancient religious city as sacred and unique as Medina rebrand itself as a "knowledge economic city" in the 21st… more

  • Forum Article

    Why we should worry about nuclear security

    Nobody would dispute the danger inherent in possessing nuclear assets. But that danger becomes far more acute in a… more

  • Forum Article

    The economic threat of weak global governance

    This month – the centenary of the outbreak of World War I – is an opportune time to reflect on big risks. As… more

  • Forum Event

    Five ways to boost agriculture in East Asia

    World Economic Forum on East Asia 2014

    , Metro Manila, Philippines

  • Forum Article

    Business leaders want Middle East peace

    Almost two years ago, the World Economic Forum launched the Breaking the Impasse Initiative, bringing together Israeli… more

  • Forum Article

    How do you know if a film has changed the world?

    As a film-maker, I know how gratifying it can be when your film receives four-star reviews and wins prestigious awards… more

  • Forum Article

    Three factors that allow entrepreneurship to thrive

    Creating the right conditions for new companies to thrive is essential for job creation and prosperity around the… more

  • Forum Article

    The Davos consensus on the Syrian crisis

    In a week when Syria’s war was raging on the ground and negotiators were striving to make peace in Geneva, there was… more

  • Forum Event

    How do we end the cycle of waste?

    Annual Meeting 2014

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Forum Event

    Hassan Rouhani: 10 quotes on the future of Iran

    Annual Meeting 2014

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Forum Event

    Press conference: All you need to know about Davos 2014

    Annual Meeting 2014

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • 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