Africa’s second most populous country, which was ranked the third-poorest in the world in 2000, has seen a meteoric rise through state spending on roads, giant dams and industrial parks. Ethiopia’s services sector has also contributed significantly towards rapid growth. With an annual GDP per capita of USD 80 billion, it is miraculous that Ethiopia has seen poverty rates fall to 31% in less than a decade, making it among the top three fastest growing economies of the world.
The two-day China Conference: Building Co-operation, Managing Complexities wrapped up in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia this week after an impressive line-up of South East Asia’s thousand most influential leaders in business and Government came together - with tech, tariffs and taxes being the talk of the town.
The Right to Work, while enshrined in international human rights law, is a privilege that many in the West take for granted. We were fortunate to sit down with Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) Program Fellow Ilhan Cagri based in Washington D.C. on the working and living conditions of all peoples living under the current Netanyahu Administration in Israel.