We need to close the gap between the rich and the poor. That disturbing chasm is widening, as two recent surveys demonstrate.
We appeal to everyone in the world to raise their voices to condemn violence and the loss of human life wherever it may occur. Above all, we appeal for an end to hostilities.
Aquino's speech succeeded in reminding Filipinos of what can and should be an appropriate baseline for critique.
Over the last year I've subscribed to a number of YouTube channels that have consistently helped me identify new trends, understand best practices, and spot high-impact opportunities. Here is a list of my favorites.
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In the last few years, governments, businesses, humanitarian organizations and citizens have been using Big Data to accomplish feats ranging from analyzing Google search queries to predicting flu outbreaks.
When I give talks about how we have degraded our oceans to the cusp of catastrophe, people often ask me what they can do. If you want to save the oceans, by all means eat only sustainably sourced fish and stop using plastic shopping bags that become ocean detritus.
Despite several years of above-average economic growth, lack of inclusive development is a huge concern. Without proper infrastructure, the Philippines will continue to struggle to attract high-quality investment from abroad.
The women of Africa refuse to be dragged down by the will of the despicable few. Even in the darkest of days, we will endure, we will march on. And we will continue working to forge a better, brighter tomorrow for our people.
Africa is a region brimming with promise. Economies are expanding faster than anywhere outside Asia, trade is flourishing -- even within its own borders, investment interest is unprecedented.
I say "our" girls because we are all one human family, and those 300 frightened teenagers sold into rape and slavery are our sisters, nieces, daughters and granddaughters. Each one of these girls is precious to us and deserves to live in freedom from fear and freedom to learn to think for herself.
The absence of the Bahamas at this year's forum illustrates that we as a people need to hold the proverbial flame just a little bit closer to the seats of the people that were elected to represent us on a regional and international scale.
What makes one country better prepared for change than another?
The World Economic Forum launched the 2014 Global Information Technology Report (GITR) today, and the annual assessment provides insight into two questions: where will see the next evolution of the Internet take hold, and how can we as a society improve on Big Data?
By many indications, the world has finally left the worst of the 2008 economic crisis behind. But there is at least one major policy area whose potentially transformative impact on inequality is being overlooked: education.