<ul><li>Global Federation of </li></ul><ul><li>Competitiveness Councils </li></ul><ul><li>2010 </li></ul>
About Us <ul><li>The Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils (GFCC) is a new global network of leaders from competit...
Why the GFCC? <ul><li>Innovation, Sustainability and Resilience, the fundamental elements that drive national competitive ...
GFCC Founders Egypt Helmy Abouleish Chairman of the Board of Directors Egyptian National Competitiveness Council; Managing...
GFCC Founders <ul><li>Republic of Korea </li></ul><ul><li>Man-Soo Kang </li></ul><ul><li>Chairman, Presidential Council on...
GFCC Founders United Arab Emirates Abdullah Nasser Lootah Secretary General, Emirates Competitiveness Council United State...
10 Principles to Guide National Competitiveness in the Global Economy  <ul><li>1. Significant private sector involvement--...
10 Principles to Guide National Competitiveness in the Global Economy <ul><li>2.  As the driving force of innovation, grea...
10 Principles to Guide National Competitiveness in the Global Economy <ul><li>21st century workforce skills should be the ...
10 Principles to Guide National Competitiveness in the Global Economy <ul><li>Economic competitiveness is dependent on the...
10 Principles to Guide National Competitiveness in the Global Economy <ul><li>5. Strong intellectual property rights-- con...
10 Principles to Guide National Competitiveness in the Global Economy <ul><li>6.  A modern, well-maintained infrastructure...
10 Principles to Guide National Competitiveness in the Global Economy <ul><li>7.  Open, transparent and fair trade is  nec...
10 Principles to Guide National Competitiveness in the Global Economy <ul><li>8.  Sustainable innovation through improved ...
10 Principles to Guide National Competitiveness in the Global Economy <ul><li>9.  Transparency, efficiency and smart regul...
10 Principles to Guide National Competitiveness in the Global Economy <ul><li>10. Benchmarking national competitiveness ac...
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  1. 1. <ul><li>Global Federation of </li></ul><ul><li>Competitiveness Councils </li></ul><ul><li>2010 </li></ul>
  2. 2. About Us <ul><li>The Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils (GFCC) is a new global network of leaders from competitiveness councils around the world, designed to enable the exchange of information and cooperation to address the challenges and opportunities of today’s global economy </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why the GFCC? <ul><li>Innovation, Sustainability and Resilience, the fundamental elements that drive national competitive advantage, now have to be looked at as global platforms for prosperity. Acting globally now is a prerequisite for economic competitiveness nationally </li></ul>
  4. 4. GFCC Founders Egypt Helmy Abouleish Chairman of the Board of Directors Egyptian National Competitiveness Council; Managing Director, Sekem Group Mona El Baradei Executive Director, Egyptian National Competitiveness Council Brazil Reginaldo Arcuri President, Brazilian Agency for Industrial Development (ABDI) Erik Camarano President, Brazilian Competitiveness Movement (MBC)
  5. 5. GFCC Founders <ul><li>Republic of Korea </li></ul><ul><li>Man-Soo Kang </li></ul><ul><li>Chairman, Presidential Council on National, Competitiveness; Senior Economic Adviser to the President </li></ul><ul><li>Jongku Choi </li></ul><ul><li>Secretary General; Presidential Council on National Competitiveness </li></ul>Russia Borisov Sergei Renatovich President, OPORA Russia
  6. 6. GFCC Founders United Arab Emirates Abdullah Nasser Lootah Secretary General, Emirates Competitiveness Council United States of America Charles O. Holliday, Jr. Chairman Emeritus, Council on Competitiveness Deborah L. Wince-Smith President and Chief Executive Officer, Council on Competitiveness Saudi Arabia Amr Al-Dabbagh Chairman, National Competiveness Center; Governor and Chairman of the Board, Saudi Arabian General Investment Awwad al Awwad Chief Executive Officer, National Competitiveness Center; Deputy Governor for Investment Affairs, Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority
  7. 7. 10 Principles to Guide National Competitiveness in the Global Economy <ul><li>1. Significant private sector involvement--such as through the creation of competitiveness councils--is critical in developing national public policy initiatives to address short- and long-term competitiveness issues. These public-private partnerships are essential in creating new industries and jobs by leveraging the knowledge, expertise and resources of both sectors. </li></ul>
  8. 8. 10 Principles to Guide National Competitiveness in the Global Economy <ul><li>2. As the driving force of innovation, greater investment in research and development, new technologies--and the deployment thereof--will stimulate productivity, standards of living and leadership in global markets. </li></ul>
  9. 9. 10 Principles to Guide National Competitiveness in the Global Economy <ul><li>21st century workforce skills should be the baseline for every citizen in order to reach their full potential while fueling wealth creation and profits. All nations should be open to educating and employing the best and the brightest skilled talent from around the world. </li></ul>
  10. 10. 10 Principles to Guide National Competitiveness in the Global Economy <ul><li>Economic competitiveness is dependent on the success of regions and metropolitan areas, which are fast becoming the true engines of creativity and innovation. These regions, which leverage their assets through collaborative leadership, must be defined by economic factors and the real dynamics of development and growth, which in many cases does not follow the strict limits of formal/administrative borders. </li></ul>
  11. 11. 10 Principles to Guide National Competitiveness in the Global Economy <ul><li>5. Strong intellectual property rights-- consistent with international treaties--are a prerequisite to attract high-value investment and innovation and drive the creation of next-generation products and services. </li></ul>
  12. 12. 10 Principles to Guide National Competitiveness in the Global Economy <ul><li>6. A modern, well-maintained infrastructure, be it transportation, energy, information technology networks or communications, is critical to encourage national and foreign investment and support modern business activity. </li></ul>
  13. 13. 10 Principles to Guide National Competitiveness in the Global Economy <ul><li>7. Open, transparent and fair trade is necessary to expand global trade and investment and drive sustainable economic growth globally, nationally and regionally. </li></ul>
  14. 14. 10 Principles to Guide National Competitiveness in the Global Economy <ul><li>8. Sustainable innovation through improved natural resource productivity and energy efficiency will give rise to new industries and higher-value, higher-paying jobs spurring economic growth, as well as enhancing national security. </li></ul>
  15. 15. 10 Principles to Guide National Competitiveness in the Global Economy <ul><li>9. Transparency, efficiency and smart regulation in government and in the interactions between government and the private sector provide a more stable environment for business and investment, thereby increasing economic growth. </li></ul>
  16. 16. 10 Principles to Guide National Competitiveness in the Global Economy <ul><li>10. Benchmarking national competitiveness across a set of established and forward-looking metrics- measuring both inputs such as education, research and development spending, patents and outputs such as job creation, new industries and products, GDP growth and quality of life--is necessary to drive the successful development and implementation of appropriate competitiveness policies. </li></ul>

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