Global Risks Review: Prognosis for East Asia

Through Fukushima and Bangkok, the world was reminded of its interdependence by two unprecedented natural disasters and major supply chain disruptions. This briefing will focus on the difficult lessons learned in 2012 and the region’s future vulnerability to global risks.

Discussion Leaders

  • Yoichi Funabashi, President, Rebuild Japan Initiative Foundation, Japan; Global Agenda Council on Japan
  • Donald P. Kanak, Chairman, Prudential Corporation Asia, Hong Kong SAR; Global Agenda Council on Social Security Systems
  • Moon Chung-In, Professor of Political Science, Yonsei University, Republic of Korea; Global Agenda Council on Korea
  • Xue Lan, Dean, School of Public Policy and Management (SPPM), Tsinghua University, People's Republic of China; Global Agenda Council on Institutional Governance Systems

Moderated by

  • W. Lee Howell, Managing Director, Member of the Managing Board, World Economic Forum



  • Jia Ping, Chief Executive Director and Founder, Global Fund Watch Initiative, People's Republic of China; Young Global Leader

Related Issues

Global Risks Regional & Country Risks