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How Can We Balance the Risks and Rewards of New Technologies?
Director, University of Michigan Risk Science Center
While scientists and engineers are masters at demonstrating what is technologically possible, it is society that ultimately decides which technologies succeed and which do not.
The Expanding Middle Class in Asia
Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
The world has never seen anything like this before; it's probably one of the biggest seismic shifts in history.
A Lack of Values in Leadership
Cardinal and Roman Catholic Archbishop of Abuja
The question of values in leadership boils down to why people seek leadership positions in the first place.
Diminishing Confidence in Economic Policies
Distinguished Visiting Scholar, School of Advanced Internation...
I think the reasons for this diminishing confidence are threefold: the reach and intensity of the crisis; the sluggish pace of recovery since then; and the unrealistic expectations that have been placed on economic policies.
Inaction on Climate Change
Former Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC
Our changing climate is the most pressing challenge we face, but it's also the most compelling opportunity we've ever had.
Widening Income Disparities
Helene D. Gayle
President and CEO, CARE USA; Member, Global Agenda Council on ...
The difference between rich and poor is becoming more extreme, and as income inequality widens the wealth gap in major nations, education, health and social mobility are all threatened.
Rising Societal Tensions in the Middle East and North Africa
Ceo, Silatech; Vice-Chair, Global Agenda Council on the Arab W...
There is a battle of ideas taking place within the Arab world, and it is polarizing a region whose long-term outlook remains uncertain.
The World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council Summit: A Health Outlook
Dr. Derek Yach
Executive Director of the Vitality Institute
Earth 2.0: Yes We Can
Named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, Alvar...
The financial crisis has made obvious the obvious: that we live in a truly new and global world.
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