As governments and businesses grapple with the effects of COVID-19, other global challenges remain. Once the immediate crisis abates, countries must intensify environmental action to tackle climate change, pollution, and biodiversity loss, even while restarting their economies. Trade policy has a vital role to play.

How people and goods get around our cities is undergoing considerable change. As new mobility options are introduced, cities and communities are trying to lower emissions, improve safety and increase affordability and accessibility of transport networks.

Based on World Economic Forum partner research and the Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index, Argentina’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness study examines ways for Argentina to strengthen these key sectors.

Rare diseases have been an increasing area of focus as three waves have converged in recent years: the continuing innovation stemming from the genomic revolution, the regulatory financial incentives put in place by the US government for rare-disease therapies, and the increasingly mobilized, coordinated and sophisticated patient community.

By many measures, the world is still in the early stages of a deep and profound transformation in energy, and industrial and agricultural processes. The aim of that transition is to achieve new policy goals for modern societies – among them, deep cuts in carbon dioxide and other warming gases.

India has been ranked very low at 76th place out of 82 countries on a new Social Mobility Index compiled by the World Economic Forum, while Denmark has topped the charts.

The costs related to nature loss are now emerging as unanticipated business risks and systemic risks to economies says this new report by WEF.

The 15th edition of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report is published as critical risks are manifesting.

While the manufacturing and production sectors comprise 16% of global GDP and are key drivers for economies around the world,1 the complex network of supply chains on which these sectors rely presents enormous economic, social and environmental risks that must be collaboratively addressed.

This report, Jobs of Tomorrow: Mapping Opportunity in the New Economy, takes an in-depth look into the 'black box' of new job creation, reviewing the shifting focus of employment to emerging professions of the future, the reasons behind it and what skills will be required by these professions.

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