Global Cooperation

100 coalitions for the SDGs, a population map, what holds women back, and other stories of the week

People crowd the New Chitose Airport after the restart of flights were announced, after the area was damaged by an earthquake, in Chitose, Hokkaido, northern Japan, September 7, 2018.

Image: REUTERS/Kyodo

Adrian Monck
Managing Director, World Economic Forum Geneva
Our Impact
What's the World Economic Forum doing to accelerate action on Global Cooperation?
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Global Governance is affecting economies, industries and global issues
A hand holding a looking glass by a lake
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale
Stay up to date:

Global Governance

Most shared

A map that shows where people live. See a new view of the world.
⇒ Explore: Global Governance

From girls’ education to prison reform, social entrepreneurship saves lives.
⇒ Explore: Social Innovation

In Focus: Sustainable Development Impact Summit

100 coalitions to improve the state of the world. Highlights from New York.

The hidden cost of electric cars: child labour.

Growing 12% a year, sustainably. An Indian state makes the miracle happen.

Blockchain for impact investing? It can solve the 3 big challenges.

Fearful of hothouse earth? Join the emerging action revolution.

On the Agenda

The right education for the 4IR. Why we still need the humanities.

Help save the planet as you eat. 5 ways to go green in your kitchen.

Freedom in prison. This Brazilian jail has a novel approach.

On our radar

What holds women back: a rational fear, not a lack of confidence.

Why the future of work may be bright: these work innovators.

Dissensus. The importance of disagreement and a wild public sphere.

DNA detectives. Tracking down the causes of cancer in the genome.

What if economists studied the real economy? Meet one who does.

The World Economic Forum in the news

How governments can stop failing their citizens on climate change. An essay by Forum President Børge Brende. (Time)

The Paris Accord won’t stop global warming on its own. Opinion by Forum Managing Board member Richard Samans. (Foreign Policy)

Forum partnership brings blockchain to the Amazon basin. (Financial Times)

WEF summit highlights 3 ways to accelerate SDG progress. Coverage from the Sustainable Development Impact Summit. (Devex)

The Schwab Foundation: 20 years of inspiring entrepreneurs. Coverage from the Sustainable Development Impact Summit. (Deutsche Welle)

Don't miss any update on this topic

Create a free account and access your personalized content collection with our latest publications and analyses.

Sign up for free

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:
Global CooperationSocial InnovationSustainable DevelopmentClimate ActionEducation and Skills
World Economic Forum logo
Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe today

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

Critical minerals are in demand. How do we make sure this trend drives development? 

Kimberley Botwright and Guillaume Dabré

May 24, 2024

About Us



Partners & Members

  • Join Us

Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2024 World Economic Forum