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  • Any one of these risks could disrupt the world trading system and global growth. Together, they remind us that global leadership matters. Progress is rarely rooted in conflict, although conflict is at times necessary for peace. The challenge today in a world of simmering conflict is how leaders will foster stability. Acting alone, history would suggest, has rarely worked.
  • Developing country data show a similar disconnect between GDP growth and Inclusion. Of the 30 countries in the top two quintiles of GDP growth performance during the past five years, only 6 have scored similarly well on a majority of the Inclusion indicators, while 13 have been no better than mediocre and 11 have registered outright poor performances.
  • Now, ten years later, we look once again with optimism at our future, having managed the financial crisis and returned to strong economic growth. But still, we are stuck in a social crisis and there is no doubt that we are living in a fractured world. The big concern is that our optimism lets us forget that economic growth without restoring the social contract will not be sustainable.
  • Loefven said the main threat came from Russia, but he added that ”we cannot rule out that there may be others” who would try to influence the Swedish vote on 9 September. He also indicated that he had specific information on efforts being made to meddle in the electoral process.
  • The Chinese equipment vendor said in a statement its Huawei devices will offer RCS messaging features through the Android Messages app “in the coming months” and will be available as a default service.



Council of Europe’s Partner Organisations on Media Freedom Raise Alarm after Grim Record in 2017 and Urge Close International Scrutiny over the investigation into Daphne Caruana Galizia’s Murder

The undersigned organisations, partners of the Council of Europe Platform for the Promotion of Journalism and the Protection of Journalists, are deeply concerned over the lack of progress in the investigation into the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia

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It’s time to bring our planet back from the brink

As world leaders gather in Davos this week to discuss how to better shape our future through strengthened cooperation, it’s imperative to also focus on how to prevent the health of our planet from failing. This is not “doom and gloom” – the risk is real

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Machines can’t dream

People are concerned about robots

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Science is universal and unifying

The history of humankind is often told as the epic rise and fall of great empires, clashes of civilizations and epoch-defining conflicts

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Sir Elton John: 5 leadership lessons from my darkest hours

There is a lot to be learned about leadership, especially when you come, as I did, from one field into another.

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World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2018

Political, economic and social fractures risk dividing us, by fostering intolerance, indecision and inaction. The Davos meeting will call for leaders to work together in more than 400 session in order to create a shared narrative that will improve the state of the world

With the presence of the European Institutions and the International Rating Agencies in the Capital Link Forum

The Institutions underlined that after years of recession, Greece is slowly returning to a period of economic growth and aims to position itself as an attractive investment and business destination

Management - Power, Strategy and Communications Essentials by Radu Magdin

Radu, who spent 5 years in Brussels (2007-2012) with the European Parliament, EurActiv and Google, is a NATO Emerging Leader with the Atlantic Council of the US (2014), a Forbes Romania Trendsetter (2014) and a Warsaw Security Summit Leader (2015)

Sustainable Investment Forum

The Sustainable Investment Forum – the largest finance-focused event took place during New York Climate Week, was back for its second edition on 19 September 2017


Why 2018 must be the year for women to thrive

Monday, January 22, 2018

Four new ’superpowers’ you should know about

Friday, January 19, 2018

The countries where people work the longest hours

Friday, January 19, 2018

The Fourth Industrial Revolution will bring a massive productivity boom

Friday, January 19, 2018

Which countries are best prepared for the future of production?

Friday, January 19, 2018

Machine learning could change the game for female investors in 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Missing: A beefed-up plan for Africa’s population explosion

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The assassination of Maltese invastigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Interpreting Germany’s New Grand Coalition Deal: A First Assessment

Monday, January 15, 2018

Concerns over China’s actions in the Strait of Taiwan

Friday, January 12, 2018

How coming clean on environmental impact helps companies grow

Friday, January 12, 2018

Huawei forecasts slowest growth since 2013

Friday, January 12, 2018

India’s opportunity in a multiconceptual world

Friday, January 12, 2018

Life in 2018, as predicted by people in 1918

Friday, January 12, 2018

9th Annual Capital Link Greek Shipping Forum: “Opportunities & Challenges”

Thursday, January 11, 2018


Sweden raises alarm on election meddling

Sweden aims to create a new government agency to protect its upcoming election from Russian and other propaganda


A new way to measure economic growth and progress

Global economic growth is making a stronger than expected comeback. It is likely to accelerate to as much as 4% in 2018 from 3.2% in 2016

Editor’s Column

A difficult year ahead for the EU

By: N. Peter Kramer

2018 will see more self-interest by EU member states than ever before. Politico calls it even ‘more naked self-interest’


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