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President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday said the forthcoming World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, is an opportune platform to show the world that Zimbabwe has transformed and is open for business. He said he would, during the assembly, tell would-be investors that their ...

The World Economic Forum (WEF) 2018 is kicking into action in Davos, Switzerland and CNBC has the lowdown on what you need to know about the event, its participants, the food, security and coverage.
Cyril M. Ramaphosa, the Deputy president of South Africa, speaks as Colin Dyer, President and Chief Executive Officer, JLL-USA, and Dana Hyde, CEO Millenium Challlenge corporation USA, look on during the World Economic Forum in Kigali in 2016. (File) ...

Ramaphosa is speaking at a pre-World Economic Forum breakfast in Sandton, as he prepares to lead team South Africa in Davos. He says that after a period of uncertainty in the country, the African National Congress (ANC)'s new leadership has provided certainty not only to the nation but also to investors.
A slew of security, financial, and environmental threats will pose the greatest risk to businesses around the world in 2018, according to a wide-ranging report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) unveiled Wednesday ahead of the organization's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland next week. And two ...
WASHINGTON -- President Trump is expected to attend the World Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland, in the coming weeks, an administration official said on Tuesday. In a statement, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House Press Secretary, said the president was looking forward to attending the ...
While there is no official confirmation as yet from the World Economic Forum (WEF) or the government on Modi's presence, sources familiar with the programme planning said he is expected to address a special plenary at the WEF Annual Meeting 2018, which would be attended by over 3,000 top business ...
Four Indians from diverse fields have been selected by the World Economic Forum (WEF) to speak at their annual meeting at Davos in Switzerland. ... Kanika Kumar is also part of the Mumbai Hub of the Global Shapers, an initiative of the World Economic Forum with 7,000 members in 150 countries.
More broadly, the U.S. lags other developed countries in closing the gender wage gap. The World Economic Forum ranked the U.S. 49th in allowing for equal opportunity for women, behind significantly less wealthy countries like Botswana and Bangladesh. A proposed U.S. constitutional amendment to end ...
Paris (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron told reporters on Wednesday that he would give a speech at the next World Economic Forum of world leaders and CEOs in Davos on Jan. 24. Macron has seen his popularity bounce back in recent weeks despite what opinion polls show is an image ...
The World Economic Forum has invited a city-based civic entrepreneur to speak at its annual meeting to be held from January 23-26 at Davos in ... a global initiative of the World Economic Forum with 7000 members in 150 countries who are working towards making a positive change in their communities.
Telangana's commerce Minister KT Rama Rao has received an invitation to the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Switzerland next month -- an invite generally restricted to Union Ministers or Chief Ministers. The announcement was made by an official statement that was issued on ...
Tua Shaw, 11, at right and Will Drebitko, 12, at center, work with Miranda Thomas to create clay doves. (Rick Russell Photo). BRIDGEWATER - Local ceramic artist Miranda Thomas has been invited to attend and demonstrate her craft at the 48th Annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Jan.

London -- International migrants account for a relatively small percentage of the world's total population, about 3.3% in 2015 according to the World Economic Forum. Of the 244 million international migrants recorded in 2015, 58% had made homes in developed nations, with just over a third originating ...
London -- There were 244 million international migrants recorded in 2015, and over 60% of global migration consists of people moving to neighbouring countries or countries in the same region, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). Asia-to-Asia was the largest regional migration corridor in ...
New Delhi, Dec. 25 (Xinhua) -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos in January next year, sources said Monday. Modi's appearance at the World Economic Forum will be the first by an Indian Prime Minister in the past two ...
GENEVA, Dec. 13 (Xinhua) -- The World Economic Forum (WEF) announced Wednesday that 40 leading international artists will participate in its 48th Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland in January. The cultural leaders will join other leaders from business, government, the media and civil ...
Hyderabad: In a rare gesture, Industries and IT Minister KT Rama Rao received a special invitation to participate in the annual meeting of World Economic Forum to be held at Davos on January 23 to 26, 2018. The Minister expressed his happiness over the invitation and stated that he was looking forward ...
Telangana's commerce Minister KT Rama Rao has received an invitation to the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Switzerland next month -- an invite generally restricted to Union Ministers or Chief Ministers. The announcement was made by an official statement that was issued on ...
Tua Shaw, 11, at right and Will Drebitko, 12, at center, work with Miranda Thomas to create clay doves. (Rick Russell Photo). BRIDGEWATER - Local ceramic artist Miranda Thomas has been invited to attend and demonstrate her craft at the 48th Annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Jan.
London -- International migrants account for a relatively small percentage of the world's total population, about 3.3% in 2015 according to the World Economic Forum. Of the 244 million international migrants recorded in 2015, 58% had made homes in developed nations, with just over a third originating ...
London -- There were 244 million international migrants recorded in 2015, and over 60% of global migration consists of people moving to neighbouring countries or countries in the same region, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). Asia-to-Asia was the largest regional migration corridor in ...
Funded by the City of Cape Town, the Western Cape Industrial symbiosis Programme (WISP) has been shortlisted as a finalist for The Circulars, a global circular economy award initiative held by the World Economic Forum and the Forum of Young Global Leaders.
... deliberately conceived to be different to other development and environmental conferences, and is intended to help the forum "break out of the academic world" and become as big, if not bigger, than the World Economic Forum. He said including figures such as Sadhguru is crucial to achieving the SDGs, ...
The quality of Belgium's roads puts a brake on its economy, accoring to the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018, newspapers from the Sudpresse group reported on Wednesday. Belgium ranks 46th with regard to the quality of its roads out of 137 countries surveyed in the ...
Kyiv, December 19, 2017. Ukraine House, a multi-format venue, is set to open in Davos, Switzerland during the 48th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF). Under the theme Ukraine: Creativity, Innovation, Opportunity, this multi-format space will showcase investment opportunities in ...
Ohio Choreographer Composes Dance Piece for Economic Summit. An Ohio choreographer has composed a piece that dancers will perform at the opening of the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Dec. 17, 2017, at 11:05 a.m.. Ohio Choreographer Composes Dance Piece for Economic Summit ...
The initiative of WIEF was taken in 2004 by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in order to create a Muslim equivalent to the World Economic Forum. The WIEF Foundation, formed on the initiative of former Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi, took charge of WIEF 2006, headquartered in ...
SLEA Vice President Chandrasena Maliyadde, Natures Beauty Creations Limited Managing Director Samantha Kumarasinghe, central bank Governor Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy, SLEA President Dr. Upananda Vidanapathirana, National Policies and Economic Affairs Deputy Minister Dr. Harsha de Silva ...
GENEVA, Dec. 13 (Xinhua) -- The World Economic Forum (WEF) announced Wednesday that 40 leading international artists will participate in its 48th Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland in January. The cultural leaders will join other leaders from business, government, the media and civil ...
The World Trade Organization and the World Economic Forum have joined with the Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP) to launch a new initiative that aims to put e-commerce practice and policy front and center among governments, businesses and other stakeholders on a global level. Announced on ...
Ukraine shows improvement in the new 2017-2018 Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum. In the report published in September, researchers analyzed 137 economies ranking Ukraine at 81st place in the global competitiveness index, down by 4 points since 2016.
In an interview with newspaper NZZamSonntag, Klaus Schwab, founder of the World Economic Forum, says that WEF is more relevant than ever. "We're the witnesses to a transformation from a unipolar to a multipolar world. In this situation, the attempt to build bridges and work together is more important ...
The World Economic Forum (WEF) recently published its annual Global Competitiveness Report, which looks at dozens of measures of economic and institutional health to compile a ranking of countries. One of the subcategories used by the WEF is the prevalence of organised crime -- listed under the ...
Working with the World Economic Forum Professor Jennifer Whyte, Director of Imperial College London's Centre for systems engineering and Innovation has co-curated an online engineering and Construction Transformation Maps. Transformation maps are a constantly refreshed repository of knowledge ...
Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Jagat Prakash Nadda praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's governance on Sunday, after India ranked third in World Economic Forum's list of most trusted governments. Nadda took to twitter to share the list, and later followed it with another tweet saying that ...
The U.S. is behind 48 other countries around the world when it comes to closing the gender gap, according to data published recently by the World Economic Forum. The group, best known for its annual gathering of entrepreneurs in Davos, Switzerland, looked at more than a dozen metrics to rank 144 ...
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President Shirley Ann Jackson recently returned from the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils, which took place Nov. 11-12 in Dubai. The annual meeting brought together more than 700 members of the Network of Global Future Councils ...
The World Economic Forum's annual event in Davos will be chaired exclusively by women, including International Monetary Fund director Christine Lagarde and IBM's chief executive Ginni Rometty. The seven women will co-chair the four-day event in January under the theme "creating a shared future in a ...
Transformation Maps, a new platform developed by the World Economic Forum is a completely different sort of visualization, one that I've never seen before. The Swiss nonprofit calls it a "dynamic knowledge tool," and it charts the interactions between dozens of industries, countries, and issues that shape ...
The World Economic Forum announced today the Co-Chairs of its 48th Annual Meeting, which will take place on 23-26 January 2018 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. Three thousand leaders from around the world will gather in a collaborative effort to shape the global, regional and industry agendas, with a ...
An attendee arrives in the Congress Hall during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland January 20, 2017. ... Dubai: More than 700 "experts of the future' will lay out their vision of what the world may look like in 2030 today, as a key World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting ...
A special project dubbed 'Russia House' will operate during the upcoming World Economic Forum in Davos in January 2018, Presidential adviser Anton Kobyakov said while meeting with a delegation from the Forum in Moscow Thursday. It was pointed out during the meeting that the recently appointed ...
6 (Xinhua) -- The Brazilian city of Sao Paulo, the largest in South America, will host the 13th edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF) for ...
women around the world won't see economic gender equality for 217 years, according to a new report from the World Economic Forum.
Here's how the World Economic Forum does the math: Each year, the group assesses how women around the world are doing based on a ...


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