Topic : Global

  • Workers walk outside the London Stock Exchange Forum Article

    What to do about secular stagnation?

    Just seven years ago all seemed well in the field of macroeconomics. The phrase 'great moderation'… more

  • Children eat their lunch in a free meal centre at the cyclone-hit Gopalpur village Forum Article

    Why we need to get serious about nutrition

    The world has a nutrition problem. Though great strides have been made toward the Millennium… more

  • Seaweed trader Zuhura Mkuko Karo stands outside her warehouse on Zanzibar island in Tanzania Forum Article

    Women want a hand up, not hand-outs

    I recently had the honour of meeting Lilian, a beverage distributor from Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, and her… more

  • Airline tycoon Richard Branson and former U.S. vice-president Al Gore hold a globe in central London Forum Article

    Why tax must go global

    We are witnessing profound changes in the way that the world economy works. As a result of the… more

  • Member of the European Parliament Ronzulli takes part with her daughter Vittoria in a voting session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg Forum Article

    Where are the women in the corridors of power?

    Forty-nine years ago, Mary Poppins won five Oscars. Singapore, the Maldives and Gambia became… more

  • Slums are seen along a river with the skyline of Makati, Manila’s financial district, in the background Forum Article

    We must end extreme inequality. Now.

    There is an overwhelming consensus that things must change. For three years the World Economic Forum has… more

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    Six lessons for the leaders of tomorrow

    Picture the scene: It’s your annual appraisal and your boss has said she wants the discussion to focus… more

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    Closing the gender gap is good business

    The world is changing quickly and businesses need to be ready to meet the needs of a dynamic marketplace… more

  • Burial team prepare body of Ebola Virus victim for interment in Port Loko Forum Article

    Did deforestation help Ebola spread?

    The growing Ebola virus outbreak not only highlights the tragedy enveloping the areas most affected but… more

  • An operator of Swiss air traffic control firm Skyguide monitors airplanes at the Skyguide monitoring centre in Duebendorf Forum Article

    How young women are changing the workplace

    Millennials – loosely defined as those born between 1980 and 1995 – think and work differently. To… more

  • A woman holds her baby as they walk in front of a coal-fired power plant on the outskirts of Datong Forum Article

    What does history tell us about climate change?

    Life on Earth has survived great changes – there are many species alive today, some of which thrived… more

  • A woman walks past a show window of a luxury cafe at Ginza shopping district in Tokyo Forum Article

    The hidden obstacles that hold women back

    The CEO of an internationally renowned technology company was forced to make a groveling apology recently… more

  • Construction takes place on The Shard building as visitors pose on the balcony at One New Change in London Forum Article

    It is up to us all to beat gender stereotypes

    Next year is the 20th anniversary of the World Conference on Women in Beijing, which set out an… more

  • Women laugh on the Bund, on the banks of the Huangpu River, in Shanghai Forum Article

    Top 10 most gender equal countries in the world

    Iceland heads the five Nordic countries that dominate the rankings of the World Economic Forum’s Global… more

  • Booth assistant checks out a video game of BTD STUDIO Co. Ltd. and Quattro Media Corporation with a mobile phone during Tokyo Game Show 2006 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan Forum Video

    2095: The year of gender equality at work, maybe

    In nine years of measuring the global gender gap, the world has seen only a small improvement in equality… more

  • An Indian girl cracks stones into little pieces during her work at the banks of Mahananda river in … Forum Article

    How children are standing up for their rights

    The British social reformer, Eglantyne Jebb, once noted that the only international language that the world… more

  • The World Trade Organization WTO logo is reflected in water on a sidewalk at the entrance of the WTO headquarters in Geneva Forum Article

    How should the WTO reform itself?

    The World Trade Organization’s director-general, Roberto Azevêdo, has called for an urgent shakeup of his… more

  • Jayla studies on a computer at the shelter where she lives in Los Angeles Global Shapers Article

    How to close the gender gap? Use technology

    Despite encouraging signs of progress, the statistics are clear: there is a gender gap and women are behind… more