Category: World Economic Forum

Tackling The World's Leadership Deficit

The world, as we all know, faces a massive leadership deficit (see video below). This has become painfully clear in recent weeks across the Arab world, but has long been the case. Faced with crisis in issues of health, income disparity and climate change (to name a few) we now need great leadership more than
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Needed: "An Inconvenient Truth" for Water

Watch out Al Gore! I heard a fascinating presentation from the Chairman of Nestlé, Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, on the global water crisis. Not since seeing Gore present an early version of the presentation that became An Inconvenient Truth have I seen an environmental issue presented in such a compelling and urgent manner. For context, this was
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Enric Sala: Don't Eat Tigers of the Ocean

On land, do we eat tigers and lions? No, of course not. In the oceans, however, many of us often do. Sharks, tuna and similar ocean hunters play an important role by maintaining the health of the ecosystem. Saving them from human consumption is an obsession by National Geographic Ocean Explorer Enric Sala. I have
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Youth in the Middle East

The future of youth in the Middle East is a fascinating topic of tremendous importance for the Middle East and also the world. The statistics are quite shocking. Below a few notes from preparations for a workshop I am running at the World Economic Forum meeting in Jordan. These are taken from an excellent recent
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