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


The geopolitics of oil in the Middle East

One in every three barrels of exported crude petroleum still comes from the Middle East. Yet shifts in this sector are transforming the geopolitical equation of oil in the region.

The real tragedy of the Greek debate

From an economic perspective, Greece’s debt may look sustainable since debt service is low. From a political point of view, it has become a debilitating distraction, writes Michael Heise.

Greece: what went wrong and what can still be done

Michalis Haliassos argues the Greek adjustment programme failed because of the programme’s design.


East Asia 2015 | Anchoring Trust in East Asia’s New Regionalism

On the occasion of the World Economic Forum on East Asia, the President of Indonesia and other dignitaries share their views on the regional implications of a changing global environment.

Food Quality | Karen Gleason

Karen Gleason from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on developing a world food safety index.

Education and Infrastructure in the Middle East and North Africa

Gordon Brown on education and infrastructure in the region.

Latest reports

The Future of Financial Services

Rapidly advancing technologies, evolving customer expectations and a changing... more


09 - 11 Sep 15
Dalian, People's Republic of China
25 - 27 Oct 15
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates