These six transformations in technology, climate and economic and social systems could help Middle Eastern countries unite to create jobs and prosperity.
The online conversation, insights and publishing trends from news and social media surrounding the 2020 Annual Meeting in Davos.
As many nations fail to do enough on problems such as climate change, city authorities around the world are stepping up.
The geopolitical landscape is increasingly fragmented and ever more vulnerable to disruption.
Businesses know the old global trade consensus won’t come back, and investments are put on hold as they wait to see what the rules of the new order will be
Global financial conditions have improved across the world, although rising debt levels pose a future threat.
Splintering and more volatile political systems – so-called ‘Dutchification’ – need not be a ticket to political and policy paralysis, writes Pepijn Bergsen of Chatham House
Evidence suggests migrants help drive sustainable economic growth, diversify societies and cultures, and bring their experience to civic and political challenges.
From a Green European Deal on carbon neutrality, to industry specific commitments, the UN Climate Change Conference in Madrid is pushing the world towards sustainability.
As nations acquire new cyber capabilities, they need to decide how far these should be used as tools of statecraft, writes Safa Shahwan of the Atlantic Council
Europe speaks of technological independence in the face of U.S. and Chinese dominance – but is this a realistic goal?
The new EU foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, has an eye-catching declaration of intent. But Vassilis Ntousas of Chatham House asks what this means in practice
Targeted advertising on social media platforms is warping democracy – being transparent about where it comes from is the first step towards an even playing field.
To avoid the disastrous destabilisation of the Middle East, bold political solutions will need to be embraced, writes John Raine of the International Institute for Strategic Studies
Cities play a significant role in world politics, and influence the approach to many challenges, from climate change and cybersecurity, to terrorism and pandemics