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Young people are key to tackling climate change

It is today’s young generations who will pay the price if we neglect our duty to minimize the effects of climate change, writes Ahmad Alhendawi.

How much can trade really tell us about growth?

For decades, rapid trade growth has played a vital role in economic development, but there is no reason why trade should grow faster than GDP forever, says Adair Turner.

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.

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Highlights from Africa 2014

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

Can digital solve youth unemployment?

Twenty-five percent of all young people are unemployed, and finding ways to teach them new skills and find jobs is a global imperative, says Judith Rodin.

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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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