Powering Africa: Closing Africa’s energy gap could boost economic growth by 30% by 2040. What business and policy innovations hold the greatest potential for accelerating energy provision?
Governing Globalization: Four out of five jobs lost due to globalization have been sacrificed to technological change rather than trade. What have we learned about globalization to improve its governance?
Who can lead a multipolar world? With growing doubts about the capacity of the new US administration to lead the political scene, will Asia take the lead in this multipolar world?
Press conference with VP of Nigeria: Learn first-hand about Nigeria’s Recovery and Growth Plan as well as policy measures the government has put in place towards improving investment climate, ensuring security of lives and investments and driving growth through social inclusiveness.
Advancing the sustainable development agenda: What policy and industry leadership is needed to ramp-up the impact of the Sustainable Development Goals?
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This year’s event was held January 17-20, 2017.