INSEAD, Portulans Institute and centre of excellence that facilitates the acceleration of leadership development and strategic human capital management capabilities in Asia have compiled an up-to-date list of countries developing in nurturing talent and creating conditions conducive to growth in their country. This year's report included data for 133 countries, 176 cities and 79 economies. Ukraine took 66th place. Thus, Ukraine became the first middle-income country to enter the top half of Global Talent Competitiveness.
The top 20 included Iceland, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, New Zealand, Albania, Ireland, Australia, Luxembourg, Belgium, Slovenia, Estonia, Germany, the United States, the United Kingdom, Netherlands, France, Portugal, and Austria.
"While continuity in this respect is important to benefit from solid time series (which has become a core basis of the GTCI's analyses), we always strive to keep the index current, so it benefits from the best available data sources. With its global coverage and wide range of variables, the GTCI continues to broaden its readership and be used as a reference of choice by governments, business, and talent experts worldwide. Its city component is also rapidly gathering a large audience. This year's edition includes 133 countries in the GTCI, while coverage in the city index has increased to 175 cities (up from 155 cities last year)," INSEAD.
It is worth noting that Kyiv and its digital development Kyiv digital entered the leaders of the World Smart City Awards 2022.