Abdul Latif Jameel’s 'Perspectives' thought leadership series provides a unique and engaging insight into the challenges and opportunities seen in core developmental business sectors across the rapidly developing Middle East, North Africa and Turkey region, and far beyond.


March 26, 2024 | Dubai, UAE

12 mins

Risk may be on the rise – but so too is knowledge

We live in a world of risk – but not necessarily a world on the brink of disaster.  The reason for this is our risk awareness, aided by studies like the World Economic Forum’s (WEF’s) annual Global Risks Report 2024.  Armed with such foresight, we can plan contingencies and build buffers against the challenges facing us as we continue our journey towards becoming a truly sustainable civilization.

March 11, 2024 | Dubai, UAE

12 mins

COP28: will it help to avert the climate crisis?

They came in their tens of thousands to Dubai’s Expo City last December for what had been billed as the most crucial climate conference ever staged: National leaders, business heads, youth activists, indigenous peoples, philanthropists, and members of international organizations from around the globe.