Outlook on 2015 Global Trends

by Jörgen Eriksson on February 6, 2015

“Most people engaged in public policy around the world do not have time to think. …
There is inadequate planning on the challenges we face.”

– Kevin Rudd, Prime Minister of Australia (2007-2010 and 2013)

GlobalisationOne of the topics in the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2015 were the top trends shaping the world in the next 12 months.

The Outlook on the Global Agenda 2015 debate in United Arab Emirates in November 2014, organised by the World Economic Forum, provided a top-of-mind perspective from the World Economic Forum’s Global Knowledge Networks on the major trends, regional challenges and emerging issues that will shape the world.

Outlook on 2015 Global Trends

 

Participating in the discussion were:

  • Rola A. Dashti, Chairman, FARO International, Kuwait; Global Agenda Council on the Middle East and North Africa
  • Majid Jafar, Chief Executive Officer, Crescent Petroleum, United Arab Emirates; Global Agenda Council on the Middle East and North Africa
  • Amina Mohammed, Assistant Secretary-General and Special Adviser on Post-2015 Development Planning, United Nations, New York; Global Agenda Council on Sustainable Development
  • Adam Posen, President, Peterson Institute for International Economics, USA; Global Agenda Council on Global Economic Imbalances
  • Kevin Rudd, Prime Minister of Australia (2007-2010 and 2013); Global Agenda Council on China
  • Moderated by Nadine Hani, Senior Presenter, Al Arabiya News Channel, United Arab Emirates

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