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Report: The Competitiveness of Cities

By 2025, 25% of the world's population are expected to live in only 600 cities. What makes a city a global success? Read our new report on the Competitiveness of Cities.

Why Africa needs more humanitarian action

As long as parts of Sub-Saharan Africa continue to struggle with violent conflict, poverty and corruption, the continent’s economic potential will not be fully realized, says David Miliband.

Dubai: gateway for the global citizen?

Dubai, one of the world's fastest-growing cities, is developing a hub for the global citizen rather than the local population, says Charles Doyle. 

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The future of cities

What makes a city a global success? Watch our video on the competitiveness of cities and find out about the future of urbanization. 

Highlights from East Asia 2014

On the occasion of the 23rd World Economic Forum on East Asia, the President of Philippines, other dignitaries and members from the business sector and academia share their views on growth.

Highlights from Africa 2014

Catch up on the highlights from this year’s World Economic Forum on Africa, which took place in Abuja, Nigeria.

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