Tariffs and export restrictions have held up the vaccines, therapies and diagnostics needed to fight the pandemic. A crucial WTO meeting could change this
Patrick Bellegarde-Smith, a Haitian studies scholar and author, explains the current power balance and whether Haiti will ever get the democracy it needs.
Inefficiency and unfairness in government processes can leave them open to corruption. Blockchain could help address weakspots and increase transparency.
The World Economic Forum's Agenda Dialogues are top-level discussions hosted by Forum President Børge Brende, now available as a podcast. Here's a sample.
Mental wellbeing is essential for a country’s sustainability. Further investments in treatment and prevention could have huge economic and social benefits.
What did the late economist John Williamson mean by the 'Washington Consensus' – and where do we go from here as we build back better after the pandemic?
A new global poll shows a majority are in favour of COVID certificates for travel, as well as for entry to concerts, offices and shops.
Latest statistics from the World Trade Organization point to an 8% growth in 2021 in merchandise trade volumes, but warn of a patchy recovery across sectors.
Additional COVID-19 support has caused the spike in donations, but the OECD says much more needs to be done to tackle the social and economic fallout.
As Raul Castro resigns as Communist chief, we look back over the past few years of Cuba-US relations.
The first Global Technology Governance Summit brings heads of state and business leaders together this week to address global rules for emerging tech. COVID-19 has spurred an acceleration...
Leaders of 23 countries and the WHO agreed to create an international treaty to make the world stronger against future health emergencies like COVID-19.
A trio of academics from Plymouth University explain what the ship that's become stranded in the Suez Canal tells us about the global trade system.
Most experts are not very good at warning for one main reason: they are not very specific, both in content or style.
The OECD predicts global GDP will grow by 5.6% this year, and continue the recovery with 4% growth in 2022, but it depends on effective vaccination roll-out.