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Is space innovation entering a new era?

Space scientist Maggie Aderin-Pocock on the one factor that could make low-cost space travel possible.

How can the G20 remain relevant?

The G20’s upcoming meeting in Australia comes at a time when a precarious global economy requires big decisions, says Australia's former deputy prime minister Wayne Swan. 

Meet the network of Global Agenda Councils

A new term begins this week for the Forum’s network of Global Agenda Councils, which mobilizes a community of experts to address global challenges. 


An Insight, An Idea with Yao Chen

A conversation with actress and “Weibo queen” Yao Chen on the growing power of social media.

An Insight, An Idea with Yao Ming

What role does sport play in building healthy societies? A conversation with China's basketball legend Yao Ming.

The New Climate Context

At a key time for climate negotiations, how can we best work together to tackle the common threat of climate change?

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The Global Competitiveness Report 2014 - 2015

The Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015 looks at the... more


10 - 12 Sep 14
Tianjin, People's Republic of China