Annual Report 2012-2013
We live in a fast-moving, highly interconnected world, yet our existing systems, structures and formal institutions no longer suffice. Pressing global problems can arise quickly and without warning. At the same time, new and unprecedented opportunities for global growth and positive change are emerging, ready to be harnessed for the future of humanity.
Barriers between political, economic and social issues have dissolved; this is the new reality of our networked society. Global, regional and industry developments are completely intertwined; and technological revolutions are changing the context for decisionmaking and disrupting our conventional learning processes.
To address these issues, the world needs a level of global cooperation that is increasingly difficult to attain, precisely due to the growing complexities and interdependencies in the world.