January2021

  • Deglobalization, Inequality and Digital Concentration Among Key Trends Shaping the Global Economy in 2021, Say Leading Chief Economists

    Deglobalization, Inequality and Digital Concentration Among Key Trends Shaping the Global Economy in 2021, Say Leading Chief Economists

    Managing responses to these trends will shape monetary, fiscal and competition policy-making in the near term, making bigger government another likely legacy Chief economists suggest parallel supply chains and deglobalization unlikely to last Learn more here January 28th, 2021, Geneva (Switzerland): Accelerating inequality, remote work and greater tech market dominance...
  • Calls for Collaboration and Rebuilding Trust Set Tone for The Davos Agenda

    Calls for Collaboration and Rebuilding Trust Set Tone for The Davos Agenda

    “We need a mindset change to move away from a society where business and government have separate tasks to one in which they, together with civil society, work hand in hand,” said Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum. This was echoed by President Xi Jinping, who...
  • World Economic Forum Launches Coalition to Tackle Racism in the Workplace

    World Economic Forum Launches Coalition to Tackle Racism in the Workplace

    January 25th, 2021, Geneva (Switzerland): The World Economic Forum has today launched the Partnering for Racial Justice in Business initiative, which will see a coalition of organizations commit to building equitable and just workplaces for professionals with under-represented racial and ethnic identities. The Partnering for Racial Justice in Business...
  • WDL to Conclude Capacity-Building Activities of 300 women in Northern Pakistan with a seminal digital conference

    WDL to Conclude Capacity-Building Activities of 300 women in Northern Pakistan with a seminal digital conference

    January 13th, 2021, Dubai (UAE)Lahore (Pakistan): Tangible gains for democracy is only possible through equal participation of all members of society. With half of the Pakistani population comprising women, not only does it matter to include them in the politico-economic conversation, good governance direly needs women involved in the...
  • Rights in Retrospect

    Rights in Retrospect

    It has been a long journey for women’s human rights activists and feminists in the struggle for emancipation from patriarchy, sexism, inequality, discrimination, and violence. In that struggle, women and girls have been denied an education, forced into early marriage, lacked autonomy over reproductive rights, battled poverty and homelessness,...
  • Gender Parity Must Start At School

    Gender Parity Must Start At School

    As countries around the world begin to ease self-imposed restrictions to contain the spread of COVID-19, they face a new challenge: reviving their economies and societies, while attempting to restore people’s living standards and the privileges they enjoyed before the pandemic. Of course, in many parts of the world,...
  • Digital inclusion: What does equal access to education mean in the digital age?

    The COVID-19 crisis, and the impact which it has had on learning across the world, has highlighted many of the digital disparities which exist in today’s world. At a time when many of the world’s students shifted from physical to digital, we were also faced with the hard truth...
  • UAE Based Female Producers Awarded MBEs on New Year 2021 Honors List

    UAE Based Female Producers Awarded MBEs on New Year 2021 Honors List

    January 3rd, 2020, Dubai (UAE): – Sisters Grimm Co-founders Pietra Mello-Pittman and Ella Spira have been awarded MBEs for ‘Services to International Trade and to the Creative Industries’ in the New Year Honours list which recognises the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom....