The World Economic Forum is the international institution committed to improving the state of the world through public-private cooperation.


Closing Africa’s gender gaps

Bringing new resources to the informal sector, strengthening social services and upholding women’s rights will create a more sustainable future for Africa, writes Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.

Africa's digital transformation

The Internet of Everything is the best way to expedite growth in Africa, writes David Meads.

How to follow our Africa 2015 meeting

Find out how to join the World Economic Forum on Africa 2015 meeting online.


Development in the Middle East and North Africa

Sir Suma Chakrabarti on how to unlock the potential of the Middle East and North Africa. 

Education and Infrastructure in the Middle East and North Africa

Gordon Brown on education and infrastructure in the region.

The Geo-strategic Outlook

How are current realignments shaping future geopolitics in the region?


03 - 05 Jun 15
Cape Town, South Africa
09 - 11 Sep 15
Dalian, People's Republic of China