Summit on the Global Agenda

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Dubai 2012 - Closing Plenary: Improving Global Decision-Making (English)

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The Global Confidence Index shows increasing concern over the ability of existing institutions to cope with multiple crises. As the world moves from crisis to crisis, global decision-makers face severe difficulties in developing a long-term vision for the future. How can the World Economic Forum and the Network of Global Agenda Councils help to improve global decision-making in this challenging context?

Keynote Address by
• Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum

Remarks by
• Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of Economy of...

Date posted: November 14, 2012
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The rise of the emerging economies


As an entrepreneur and investor in an emerging economy, I have personally experienced the optimism of international money towards countries in their process to become part of the developed world.

Particularly in recent years, emerging economies have shown superior growth compared with developed ones. From 2006 to 2010, high-income countries have seen, on average, an annual increase in GDP of 3%, while emerging countries grew at 15...

Date posted: November 14, 2012
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Achieving personal transformation through the arts

Caroline Watson is Director and Founder of Hua Danand and Chair of the Global Agenda Council on Role of the Arts in Society

I have seen the transformative power of working from a view of the world that places love at the heart of our actions and the power of the arts to facilitate this experience.

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Date posted: November 14, 2012
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Dubai 2012 - (English) Global Growth Challenges: Regional Responses (Al Arabiya TV Debate)

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What will shape the global economic outlook in 2013 and how will these factors impact the employment crisis, particularly among youth?

The World Economic Forum hosts this televised session in partnership with Al Arabiya.

The session will include
• Masood Ahmed, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington DC; Global Agenda Council on the Arab World
• Erik Berglöf, Chief Economist, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), London; Global Agenda Council on the Global Financial System
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Date posted: November 14, 2012