Technology is endangering the greater interconnectedness of the world in recent years. The Forum of Young Global Leaders aims to explore ways in which to continue forging links in society.
Equality must become a reality within our lifetimes. The World Economic Forum is helping drive two approaches towards closing the gender gap globally.
In finance, medicine, politics and even in schools, women and minorities are more harshly reprimanded and face greater future consequences for their errors.
Botswana has legalized homosexuality but 70 nations, many of them in Africa, still punish LGBTI people for expressing their sexuality.
When business and political leaders are expected to be overconfident there can be long-term harm, write V Bhaskar and Caroline D. Thomas.
To fully understand the reasons behind political polarisation, we need to engage with the psychology of group identity and its effect on voter beliefs.
A new study shows that one of the most valuable lessons parents can teach their children about money might be how to give it away.
Today's rate of innovation and change has made it difficult for patients and physicians to effectively integrate technology into medical best practices.
Recent waves of immigration in the US and Europe have triggered debate debate, but recent research suggests that large cultural differences can incite anti-immigrant sentiment despite the...
In the post-truth environment, too much evidence put forward to support reform is driven by ‘confirmation bias’. Time to check our sources and embrace balanced discussion.
Companies can play a role in preventing violent conflict, with careful planning and execution
Following the approval of the same-sex marriage bill on May 17, Taiwan's first same-sex marriages took place a week later on Friday, May 24.
As the WEF's Industry Strategy Meeting gears up, we explain why strategy officers are best-placed to drive our integrated platforms approach to the world's problems.
The bridge the gap between corporate social responsibility and the real-world needs of society and people, organisations need to turn to people with first-hand experience of hardship, arg...
As European parliamentary elections loom, with pro-European and nationalist factions battling over the future of the bloc, these are the key issues to resolve.