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“She’s not a geek, she doesn’t belong here”

Belinda Parmar on the subtle and not so subtle signs that make women feel excluded from the tech sector.

Why travel bans will not stop Ebola

Chair of the Global Agenda Council on Migration Khalid Koser discusses why airport screening and travel restrictions rarely result in international migration.

4 ways to make housing more affordable

Providing affordable housing is a growing challenge in developing economies. Jonathan Woetzel and Charles S Laven ask what can be done to solve the problem.


The Network of Global Agenda Councils

An introduction to the Network of Global Agenda Councils.

Opening of the Summit in Dubai

Watch the opening plenary of our Summit on the Global Agenda in Dubai, November 9-11.

Cities of the Future

What are the key challenges in building urban centres that are economically, socially and politically sustainable?

Latest reports

Direct Investing by Institutional Investors: Implications for Investors and Policy-Makers

Direct Investing by Institutional Investors: Implications for Investors and... more

The Global Gender Gap Report 2014

The Global Gender Gap Report 2014 benchmarks national gender gaps of 142... more


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