Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Keynote speaker, Fareed Zakaria, CNN

The 2011 Legatum Prosperity Index™ was launched in Washington, D.C., with keynote remarks provided by Fareed Zakaria, host of CNN’s flagship international affairs programme, Fareed Zakaria GPS. Zakaria spoke about the "rise of the rest", explaining how, on many levels, developing countries are catching up with the US and the Western world. “The Prosperity Index allows us to see the way nations perform on globally significant factors,” Zakaria told the audience. The Washington, D.C, launch was followed by a smaller launch in London on 21 November, 2011, hosted at the Legatum Institute.

For more information about the 2011 Legatum Prosperity Index™, please visit www.prosperity.com.