WEF Current Affairs - 2019

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Global Energy Transition Index 2019

The Global Energy Transition index 2019 report has been released by the World Economic Forum (WEF). The index compares the energy sectors of 115 countries and analyses their readiness for energy transition. The index benchmarks the countries energy systems based on an “energy triangle”, comprised of energy security and access, economic development and growth, environmental Read More…

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Regional variations in the World Economic Forums Public Opinion Survey

The findings from the World Economic Forum’s public opinion survey register regional variations on the various issues. Few of them are listed below: When asked how important it is for countries to work together towards a common goal, a global average of 76 per cent said they believe it is either extremely important or very Read More…

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Global Talent Competitive Index: Key Facts

The Global Talent Competitive Index prepared by the INSEAD business school in partnership with Tata Communications and Adecco Group was released on the first day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting 2019. The Global Talent Competitive Index measures how countries and cities grow, attract and retain talent, ranking 125 countries and 114 cities across all Read More…

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Outbreak Readiness and Business Impact – White Paper: Key Facts

The Outbreak Readiness and Business Impact white paper has been released by the World Economic Forum. The white paper was released by the WEF in collaboration with the Harvard Global Health Institute. Highlights of the White Paper The important findings of the report are: The number and kind of infectious disease outbreaks have increased significantly Read More…

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Global Risks Report – 2019

The Global Risks Report 2019 of the World Economic Forum (WEF) describes changes occurring in the global risks landscape from year to year and identifies global catastrophic risks. The report also examines the interconnectedness of risks and considers how the strategies for the mitigation of global risks might be structured. Findings of the Report The Global Read More…

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WEF launches Centre for Fourth Industrial Revolution in India

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has announced its new Centre for Fourth Industrial Revolution in India.. The Centre will be based in Maharashtra. It was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at function held in New Delhi. It will be fourth center in chain-ones as part of WEF’s global network along with San Francisco (US), Read More…

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Government launches Closing the Skills Gap Task Force

Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has launched Closing the Skills Gap Task Force in India in collaboration with World Economic Forum (WEF). It will be co-chaired by Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan along with Salil Parekh, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Infosys. Closing the Skills Gap Task Force Read More…

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