World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa 2017

Margaret ArbogastEvent

The World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa will be held at the Dead Sea in Jordan on 19-21 May 2017, in partnership with the King Abdullah II Fund for Development (KAFD). The meeting will convene over 1,000 government, business and civil society leaders from more than 50 countries. Reflecting the central role of Jordan in the … Read More

Margaret ArbogastWorld Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa 2017

World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2017

Margaret ArbogastEvent

In 2017, the 10 countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) celebrate 50 years of deepening unity and rising wealth. The path ahead may bring another 50 years of prosperity, but only if ASEAN can fully harness its inherent strengths and navigate its rising challenges. Among its strengths, the ASEAN region has 630 million people, of whom more … Read More

Margaret ArbogastWorld Economic Forum on ASEAN 2017

World Economic Forum on Africa 2017

Margaret ArbogastEvent

Africa is facing a mixed outlook for growth. The economic growth forecast for the continent over the coming year is expected to be lower than the 5% average of the past decade. This is largely due to the dip in commodity prices and the economic slowdown in China. That said, a number of countries are growing above 6% per annum … Read More

Margaret ArbogastWorld Economic Forum on Africa 2017

World Economic Forum on Latin America 2017

Margaret ArbogastEvent

Latin American economies are adapting their monetary and fiscal strategies in the face of slower growth and budget cuts. The region is also experiencing historic political milestones, advancing structural reforms and opening for further integration. At the same time, inclusiveness and poverty reduction remain high on the agenda. The region needs to consolidate its social accomplishments, further its economic resilience, … Read More

Margaret ArbogastWorld Economic Forum on Latin America 2017

Three ways business can help achieve the SDGs

Nisa PatelNews

Authors: Nancy Wildfeir-Field, John Simon and Suprotik Basu. This article originally appeared on the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda blog on February 11, 2016. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have mobilized the most successful anti-poverty movement in history. Yet in 2016, we still find ourselves in a situation where millions of families have been left behind. With the launch of … Read More

Nisa PatelThree ways business can help achieve the SDGs