14 September 2012
Richard Branson: Capitalism is a system that can be improved
14 September 2012

Richard Branson: Capitalism is a system that can be improved

Capitalism has not exhausted its potential as economic system, and has a strong social potential, said Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, speaking at the 9th Yalta Annual Meeting...
Muhammad Yunus: There is no place for poverty in human society
14 September 2012

Muhammad Yunus: There is no place for poverty in human society

Modern capitalistic system needs to revise priorities. As long as maximization of profits is a key priority, the problem of global poverty could not be resolved, declared Muhammad Yunus, 2006 Nobel Peace Prize Winner, founder of Grameen Bank and Chairman of Yunus Centre, at the 9th Annual Yalta Meeting, speaking at the session on the future of capitalism

 Alec Ross: State should not interfere with innovative processes
14 September 2012

Alec Ross: State should not interfere with innovative processes

If a state encourages an innovation boom in a country, it should not intervene in innovative entrepreneurs’ activities. This point of view was expressed by Alec Ross, Senior Advisor on Innovation to the Secretary of State of the United States in the discussion on “Innovation for the Future” at the 9th Yalta Annual Meeting of YES.

Eugene Kaspersky: Cyberterrorism could become a major global threat
14 September 2012

Eugene Kaspersky: Cyberterrorism could become a major global threat

Life of any country depends on cyber systems which are extremely vulnerable to attacks, including terrorist attacks. Eugene Kaspersky, founder and CEO of Kaspersky Lab, had his say in the debate “Future of the global world order and the security”.

Shashi Tharoor: Era of superpower dominance is in the past
14 September 2012

Shashi Tharoor: Era of superpower dominance is in the past

World order based on the dominance of superpowers is disappearing. Global challenges in today's world require participation of a broader range of countries, Shashi Tharoor, Member of the Lower House of the Parliament of India and UN Deputy Secretary General (2001-2007), said at the session on the future of the global world order and security at the 9th Yalta Annual Meeting.

Štefan Füle: Interests and values should not stand apart in the 21st century politics
14 September 2012

Štefan Füle: Interests and values should not stand apart in the 21st century politics

Values ​​play an increasingly important role in the world politics and determine national policies to a much greater extent than ever before, stated Stefan Fule, EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, during the debate on the future of the global world order and security at the 9th Yalta Annual Meeting.

Condoleezza Rice: In the 21st century country’s greatness will be measured by human potential
14 September 2012

Condoleezza Rice: In the 21st century country’s greatness will be measured by human potential

Restructuring of the world depends on human potential and innovations that become main factors underlying this century’s country development. This idea expressed Dr. Condoleezza Rice, 66th Secretary of State of the United States in the course of the discussion on the future of the global order and security at the 9th Yalta Annual Meeting of YES.

Condoleezza Rice: Europe should not confine within its borders
14 September 2012

Condoleezza Rice: Europe should not confine within its borders

Once Europe locks in its current borders and isolates itself from the rest of the world – primarily from the countries like Ukraine and Turkey – democratic values would lose all over the world. This idea was expressed by Dr. Condoleezza Rice, 66th Secretary of State of the United States speaking at the session “The Future of the Global Order and Security” of the 9th Yalta Annual Meeting.

Condoleezza Rice: Over the Last Decade the World Experienced Three Global Shocks
14 September 2012

Condoleezza Rice: Over the Last Decade the World Experienced Three Global Shocks

In 21st century, the world experienced three “global shocks” that have changed the world dramatically, said Dr. Condoleezza Rice, 66th Secretary of State of the United States in her special speech at the session on “The Future of the Global Order and Security” of the 9th Yalta Annual Meeting.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn: Economy Must Be
14 September 2012

Dominique Strauss-Kahn: Economy Must Be "Re-started" in an Innovative Way

Tactics employed by international financial institutions and European governments to combat the economic problems are to be changed, stated former Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Dominique Strauss-Kahn at the session on "The Future of the World Economy" of the 9th Yalta Annual Meeting.

James Wolfensohn
James Wolfensohn
6th YES Annual Meeting, 2009
«The world’s centre of economic gravity moves towards Asia»