Parag Khanna keynotes international transport forum

Parag Khanna keynotes international transport forum

International Transport and Logistics Forum | 1 October 2018

It was a great pleasure to be in Sochi, Russia, to give the opening keynote at the International Transport and Logistics Forum. The Forum was the largest gathering yet of Eurasian transport ministers and executives focused on harmonizing railways and other infrastructure to allow for seamless freight and passenger transit.

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These are Asia's most future-ready cities

These are Asia's most future-ready cities

World Economic Forum | 5 September 2018

By Parag Khanna and Robert Muggah

Asians are on the move. Asia’s megacities have already reached a scale that is unimaginable in the West, where the largest metropolises rarely exceed 10 million residents. Asia's mammoth cities are sprawling archipelagos spanning vast areas, home to upwards of 60 million people. The question is whether they are ready to benefit from the coming urban population boom.

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The real winners from the Trump-Kim summit will be North Korea’s neighbors

The real winners from the Trump-Kim summit will be North Korea’s neighbors

Quartz | June 14, 2018

The historic Trump-Kim summit in Singapore was a mix of deja vu and historic milestone. Never had a sitting US president met the leader of North Korea face-to-face, but their meeting resulted in a declaration that at most vaguely restated agreements made by his late father Kim Jong Il—and we all know how honestly North Korea abided by those. 

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Put the 'human' back into human capital

Put the 'human' back into human capital

The Straits Times | May 15, 2018                                                                               

As technological change disrupts entire industries and inequality threatens political stability, attention has shifted towards the question of how to upskill the labour force for higher productivity. But productivity is only one piece in the much larger puzzle of human capital.

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