Explore the latest strategic trends, research and analysis The World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders (YGLs) and its Alumni community committed to promising targets during their 15th Annual Summit held in San Francisco on 15-18 October 2018. The 616 YGLs from more than 85 countries around the world participated in wide-ranging discussions where ideas, innovations and trends to co-create a sustainable future for all were shared. With inspiration from Klaus Schwab, the Founder of the Forum of Young Global Leaders, pioneer of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, and the backdrop of San Francisco’s innovative technology scene, five commitments were announced: 1. Expediting refugee entrepreneurship In collaboration with the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), the Forum of Young Global Leaders will drive unique educational and entrepreneurial opportunities for 1,000 refugees and host communities in Kakuma, Kenya, by 2020. As a starting point, the Global Shapers Community has created the first hub ever in a refugee camp. 2. Forging new approaches to public sector leadership A partnership between the Apolitical Academy and the Forum of Young Global Leaders will hasten innovation in political leadership to unlock the Fourth Industrial Revolution’s […]


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