Resilience, Peace and Security

A glimpse into the future of international security

Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters fly a drone in Northern Afrin countryside, Syria, February 15, 2018. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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Rigas Hadzilacos
Project Lead, Industry Accelerators, World Economic Forum Geneva
Shirley Ann Jackson
President, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
Espen Barth Eide
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Government of Norway
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What are the main challenges that the world is facing currently in the space of international security? How will the emerging technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution change this space? How can the international community ensure that these powerful new technologies do not end up in the hands of irrational actors?

In this week’s episode of “A Glimpse into the Future”, we talk to the co-chairs of the World Economic Forum’s Council on the Future of International Security: Dr Shirley Ann Jackson, President of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI); and Espen Barth Eide, member of the Norwegian parliament.

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