Outlook on the Global Agenda 2012 Report Identifies Top Global Issues and Proposes New Models for Crisis-ridden Economy
Geneva, Switzerland The world needs to embrace new ways of running its institutions to rise to the challenges of 2012, concludes the World Economic Forum’s Outlook on the Global Agenda 2012.
The report is the private, academic, civil society and public sectors’ overview of the main issues confronting the world following a year of tumultuous events, from Fukushima to Libya and Wall Street.
Six most pressing issues global decision-makers face in 2012:
- the global economy; power shifts and emerging markets;
- job creation;
- political entrenchment; -
- climate change;
- digital revolution.
The Outlook on the Global Agenda 2012 includes ideas and models designed by international experts to help leaders deal with new, and still forming, political, economic and technological systems that require revised approaches to problem solving, new models for the conduct of human affairs and improved techniques for interpersonal and international relations.
Models outlined in the report include:
-How to provide international liquidity in times of crisis through regional and global coordination
- Active collaboration between the private and public sectors to attract capital and investment, thereby encouraging entrepreneurship in fragile states
- Large-scale apprenticeships and internship programmes to support youth education and employment
- Total resource management as a new approach for resource-efficient growth
- The transformation of education and learning through a digital experience