• Young Global Leaders Video

    Where does ‘True North’ on Sustainable Business lie for Rio+20 and…

    The United Nations Rio+20 gathering on June 20-22 provides an important opportunity to reflect on progress on… more

  • Social Entrepreneurs Video

    India: Learning to Read with Karaoke

    Using the simple tool of same language sub-titling (SLS) on popular television programs, social entrepreneur Brij… more

  • Global Shapers Video

    Building a pan-African literary agency for children

    The World Economic Forum is travelling to Ethiopia this week to bring together the voices of Africa and help transform… more

  • Young Global Leaders Event

    Can entrepreneurs transform Africa's brand?

    This meeting, held this year in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, is about Africa’s Transformation. And there is no… more

  • Forum Video

    Why making stuff matters

    For the past year, the World Economic Forum and Deloitte have collaborated on an initiative to understand how the… more

  • Forum Event

    Smart phones, smart farming

    ‘We can combining satellite technology with local knowledge and give people information fundamental to improve their… more

  • Forum Event

    Robotics in medical care

    “I want to create tools that will allow medical personnel, both surgeons and non-surgeons, to perform procedures… more

  • Forum Event

    Managing catastrophic risks

    ‘There’s enough scientific knowledge to reduce suffering, but it’s not being adequately applied.’ –… more

  • Forum Event

    New frontiers: optogenetics

    ‘I hope to peak your curiosity with a vision of how we might enhance brain function as we know it, and possibly… more

  • Forum Event

    Persuasive gaming

    ‘We have yet to tap the full persuasive power of gaming.’ - Ian Bogost Traditional media engages its audience by… more

  • Forum Event

    Augmented reality

    “We want to put Augmented Reality into the hands of the millions of people who know how to create content, as a step… more

  • Forum Event

    Video: Closing Mexico's gender gap

    Mexico ranks 89th out of 135 countries on the Global Gender Gap Index. While the gender gap on education has been… more