To successfully deal with the profound challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) need to improve their collaboration. This is the conclusion of a new joint report launched today by the World Economic Forum and ADB.
With the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 23), in Bonn, Germany, entering its final week of negotiations, the Fiji Presidency today announced an agreement on a Gender Action Plan, highlighting the role of women in climate action.
The United Arab Emirates plans to create a Centre for Future Readiness, announced Mohammad Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and the Future of the UAE, in the closing plenary of the Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils.
Integrated science is essential to strengthen water management, sustainably use the oceans and tackle climate change, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said on World Science Day for Peace and Development.
Young people in the Middle East and North Africa expect the Fourth Industrial Revolution to have a significant impact on their working and daily lives, while many are comfortable about living in a future where robots work and exist alongside humans, according to the World Economic Forum's Global Shaper Survey 2017.
In only its second year, the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils has established a reputation for bringing together experts from all stakeholder groups to identify new ways for technology to reshape our future.
The World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization today publishes Data-Driven Cities: 20 Stories of Innovation, a collection of 20 of the most creative ways cities worldwide are drawing on big data to improve services and quality of life.
Seven hundred leading experts from around the world will participate in the second Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils on 11-12 November in Dubai.