The TRT World Forum 2017, a two-day summit organised by the TRT World Research Centre, gathered academics, politicians, journalists, experts and members of civil society to discuss the most pertinent issues in the world today. This year’s theme `Inspiring Change in an Age of Uncertainty’ sparked fierce debate around the hurdles that contribute to the creation of uncertainty across the world. In addition to three keynote speech sessions, the Forum held seven public sessions and seven closed sessions which explored a variety of issues – ranging from military conflicts to humanitarian aid, recent surges in xenophobia and Islamophobia, to the influence of media outlets: traditional and social, on current developments. The Forum aimed to highlight the following questions: What are the most demanding challenges creating uncertainty? And what are the solutions to these challenges?