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Outlook on the Global Agenda 2014

World Economic Forum: “The Outlook on the Global Agenda 2014 provides a top-of-mind perspective from the Global Agenda Councils on the challenges and opportunities of the coming 12–18 months. It offers a comprehensive overview of the world, drawing upon the foremost global intelligence network and its collective brainpower to explore the most important issues we all face in the coming year.”

Issues highlighted include: Rising societal tensions in the Middle East and North Africa; Widening income disparities; Persistent structural unemployment; Intensifying cyber threats; Inaction on climate change; The diminishing confidence in economic policies; A lack of values in leadership; The expanding middle class in Asia; The growing importance of megacities; The rapid spread of misinformation online.

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