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Inclusive Globalization Must Work for All

A new architecture of globalization must address systemic inequities and put people, not production, first The young generation will be agents of this change; innovation needs to be societal, not just technological The Annual Meeting is being held under the theme, Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution …

Klaus Schwab to Receive Doctorate from KAIST University

Professor Klaus Schwab is the Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, an independent, impartial, not-for-profit Foundation committed to improving the state of the world. Since its inception in 1971, the Forum has become the world’s foremost multistakeholder organization and has been a driver for reconciliation efforts in different parts of the world, …

Record Participation for World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2015

Over 2,500 participants from more than 140 countries representing business, government, international organizations, academia, civil society and the media will participate in the 45th Annual Meeting The theme, The New Global Context, will explore the most pressing global challenges in 2015 Meeting programme and list of participants will be released on 14 January at 11.30 …

Anders Borg to Lead New Forum Initiative on the Future of the Global Financial System

Anders Borg, Swedish Finance Minister (2006-2014), will lead a new multistakeholder initiative of the World Economic Forum The aim is to facilitate cooperation towards a new framework for the future global financial system  For more information about the World Economic Forum, see www.weforum.org Geneva, Switzerland, 14 November 2014 – The World Economic Forum announced today a new multistakeholder initiative …

Income Gap and Unemployment to Dominate International Agenda in 2014

The Outlook on the Global Agenda 2014 finds structural unemployment, widening income gaps and falling confidence in economic policies among the top ten trends for world leaders in 2014 Tension in the Middle East and North Africa and inaction on climate change also rated as top concerns The Outlook report, which is based on a survey of more than …

World Becoming “Ungovernable”, Says Peres

Global corporations are replacing the role of governments Corporations are answering the younger generations’ call for individuality The theme of the 43rd World Economic Forum Annual Meeting is Resilient Dynamism. For more information, visit http://wef.ch/Davos Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, 24 January 2013 – Speaking this afternoon at the 43rd World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, Shimon Peres, President of Israel, said the …