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Opportunity Youth: Imagining a bright future for the next generation

This report puts forward a vision for a reimagined region, where major challenges are addressed to create an environment where youth have access to opportunities and are equipped to take advantage of them.

McKinsey Bel Arabi Quarterly Compendium

Summer 2021

McKinsey Bel Arabi Issue 5

Interview

How Pakistan tackled its largest-ever social-protection crisis

– Dr. Sania Nishtar, the prime minister’s special assistant on poverty alleviation and social protection, led an emergency... effort to make relief payments available to millions of vulnerable households.
Survey

Saudi Arabia’s healthcare consumer sentiment during the COVID-19 crisis

– Safety, cleanliness, and location proximity remain the most important factors in selecting healthcare providers.
Survey

United Arab Emirates’ healthcare consumer sentiment during the COVID-19 crisis

Digital health has been sustained with over a third of consumers using... virtual care in the past two months.
Survey

Survey: UAE consumer sentiment during the coronavirus crisis

– Consumer optimism regarding the United Arab Emirates’ economic recovery has increased significantly, but overall spending... remains low as consumers adopt ways to save more.
Article

How do you measure success in digital? Five metrics for CEOs

– As organizations launch more and more digital initiatives, CEOs must monitor whether they are delivering business results. These... metrics are ones to watch.
Article

Rethinking resilience: Ten priorities for governments

– Due to the pandemic, governments are under increased pressure to act quickly and at scale. By reimagining how they work, they... can create resilient societies and public services for the next normal.
Article

COVID-19 tourism spend recovery in numbers

– Global tourism has been one of the most affected sectors during the COVID-19 crisis. Our tourism recovery model forecasts a cumulative... drop of $3 trillion to $8 trillion before tourism expenditure returns to pre-COVID-19 levels. Recovery will be slow and driven by the underlying dependencies countries had on domestic and nonair travel. Different countries, therefore, should prepare for their own recovery curves and reimagine their tourism sectors (as well as the support they provide) differently.
Article

How Middle East and Africa retailers can accelerate e-commerce: Imperatives for now and the next normal

– To offset the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis, retailers in the Middle East and Africa must act in three key ways: sustain, adapt,... and build.
Report

The travel industry turned upside down: Insights, analysis, and actions for travel executives

– For many players in the travel industry, navigating the COVID-19 pandemic has been like sailing into a hurricane. Six months in,... many are trying to right themselves—realizing that their navigational charts are no longer adequate.
Article

Follow the leaders: How governments can combat intensifying cybersecurity risks

– It is undoubtedly challenging to craft and execute a national cybersecurity strategy. Our research reveals common elements of... successful strategies.
Article

Reimagining the $9 trillion tourism economy—what will it take?

– As national borders consider reopening, a partnership between governments and the tourism industry will be essential.
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