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


3 things governments need to do to solve migration crises

Whether it's creating more legal avenues or dispelling stereotypes, we have the power to prevent migrants risking their lives as they flee violence and poverty, writes William Lacy Swing.

Can you have both security and privacy in the internet age?

In an age of information, intelligence gathering has become increasingly integral to national and international security – but at what cost to our privacy?

10 ways to finance Africa’s energy opportunity

The world stands to gain from Africa avoiding the high-carbon pathway followed by today’s rich world and emerging markets, writes Caroline Kende-Robb.


MENA 15 Highlights

Despite regional turmoil, MENA needs to continue pushing reforms and initiatives to boost productivity, create jobs and deepen economic integration.

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.

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