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|Tuesday, 5 June|
09.00 – 10.15 – World Economic Brainstorming: Youth Employment Crisis — Time for Action
With an estimated 75 million young people out of work worldwide, business and government leaders urgently need to address the youth employment crisis. Join the conversation using #wef_jobs
10.45 – 11.05 – Opening Address
Opening Address by Recept Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister of Turkey
11.05 – 11.15 – A Conversation with the Prime Minister of Turkey
11.15 – 11.45 – A Conversation on the Future of Tunisia
11.45 – 12.00 – Special Address by Mahmoud Abbas
Special Address by Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian National Authority; Chairman of the Palestinian Liberation Organization Executive Committee
13.45 – 14.45 – The Future of European Integration
What are the political and economic prospects for the European project?
13.45 – 14.45 – The Big Deal
Do emerging markets have what it takes to capitalize on their strong economic growth by building the financial hubs of the future? Join the conversation using #wef_cnbc-e
15.15 – 16.15 – Turkey as a Source of Inspiration
How can Turkey build on its unique position to drive positive outcomes for the Middle East, North Africa and Eurasia?
16.45 – 18.00 – After the Arab Spring: The New Geopolitical Context
How are regional alliances and new fault lines changing the geopolitical landscape of the Middle East and North Africa?
16.45 – 18.00 – Harming or Healing? Questioning Austerity
Is austerity the way to achieve healthy economic recovery and restore growth in Europe?
|Wednesday, 6 June
09.00 – 10.15 – Solving the Eurozone Puzzle
What will be the impact of the European debt crisis within and outside the Eurozone?
10.45 – 12.15 – The Quest for Jobs and Growth
In the context of a frail global economy, major demographic shifts and tightening budgets, where will tomorrow’s jobs and growth come from?
13.45 – 15.00 – Tapping into the Potential of Women in the Economy
How can investing in women solve some of the most pressing growth challenges for the Middle East, North Africa and Eurasia?
15.30 – 16.30 – The Future of Syria
What is required to secure a peaceful and prosperous future for the Syrian people?
17.00 – 18.00 – Regions in Transformation: Roadmap for Collaboration
How can stakeholders across the Middle East, North Africa and Eurasia collaborate to ensure the success of their respective transformations?