Global interconnection has increased vulnerability to risks around the world, and insurer involvement will be critical in finding answers for the uncertain and volatile future, according to an official with the World Economic Forum.

The World Economic Forum released its “Global Risks 2011, Sixth Edition” report last week, painting a picture of a highly volatile world where economic, geopolitical, environmental, societal and technological risks have become tightly interconnected. These risks are presenting major challenges for the world’s governments that can no longer be solved by individual nations.

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