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Does faith matter?

Can faith improve the world? More than eight in ten people worldwide identify with a religion, but news coverage of religion often focuses on strife and extremism.

How many women are in the 1%?

In the debate about the highest level of earners, one aspect has been repeatedly overlooked: gender.

What Greenland taught me about climate change

It takes 10 minutes for a helicopter to fly over the amount of ice that has been lost because of global warming, says Enric Sala.


Highlights from Africa 2014

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

How can we feed a world of 9 billion?

Charles Godfray asks how we can produce enough food for the world’s burgeoning population without destroying the environment.

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Mega-regional Trade Agreements: Game-Changers or Costly Distractions for the World Trading System?

The World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Trade & Foreign... more

Does Faith Matter? Leaders on the Role of Faith in Society

The Global Agenda Council on the Role of Faith developed an online survey for... more


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