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The BFA was formed by China in 2001 on the lines in the World Economic Forum's annual June meeting, also called Summer Davos. Xi has invited leaders of the industry from different countries to deliberate on regional and global issues. This year's forum, scheduled to be held from April 8 to 11 in ...
A report published by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has revealed that while most countries are making some progress to shift to more sustainable energy systems, the pace is insufficient to keep climate change in check. Asian countries rank poorly in the Energy Transition Index (ETI) of the study, with ...

The World Economic Forum announced today that Troels Oerting will be assuming the role of Head of the Global Centre for Cybersecurity as of 2 April 2018. ... us address this dark side of the Fourth Industrial Revolution,” said Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum.
It was announced last week that major players in the financial technology (fintech) space have come together to convene a cyber security consortium – poised to centralize best practices, encourage collaboration and shed light on the widening scope of security as a whole. Dan Gunderman. By: Dan Gunderman.
Business. World Economic Forum in Sao Paulo. After years of crisis, things are starting to pick up again in Brazil, with global companies returning to invest in the country. Opinion at the WEF on Latin America was that everyone needs to benefit, not just the rich.
RIO DE JANEIRO, March 13 (Xinhua) -- The World Economic Forum on Latin America kicked off Tuesday in Brazil's largest city Sao Paulo, drawing hundreds of leaders to discuss the future of the region and new paths of economic growth. The theme of the two-day meeting, a regional version of the World ...

One of the jurors of the entrepreneurship program Future Makers, a program for entrepreneurs aged 20-29, Irina Anghel Enescu, young global leader at the World Economic Forum, is keen to highlight that when it comes to entrepreneurship, one should not draw a clear line between the challenges and ...
The World Economic Forum has a tradition of bringing together a sprinkling of academics and entrepreneurial innovators to mix with business and policy elites at their annual meeting in Davos. It is a rare opportunity for researchers to interact with such a diverse and influential audience, and all participants ...
In their Global Risks Report 2018, the World Economic Forum singled out cybersecurity as one of the world's most critical threats. For this reason, the forum launched the Global Centre for Cybersecurity – a platform for governments, companies and international organisations to join forces in the fight against ...
The World Economic Forum for 2018 may have come and gone, but the question that will linger remains what lessons African leaders took out of it. The summit in Davos had 'Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World' as its theme, and the issue of climate change was on the front burner once more.
US President Donald Trump (R) and Rwandan President President Paul Kagame attend a bilateral meeting on the sideline of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on January 26, 2018 in Davos, eastern Switzerland. / AFP PHOTO / Nicholas Kamm ...
The World Economic Forum (WEF) in its latest international travel and tourism competitiveness report indicated the figures compiled by the Ministry of Culture & Tourism of Ethiopia are not based on accurate statistics, which is not acceptable in principle internationally. The sector's performance report that ...
The high profile event in Dubai contrasted completely with the World Economic Forum in Davos, held weeks earlier. In Dubai, we heard how Dubai's government-owned power utility, Dewa, will spend AED81bn to generate 25 percent of the city's energy through renewables within 12 years, rising threefold ...
Apart from these policy recommendations, the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Energy emphasizes the importance of launching new initiatives while at the same time contributing to the existing initiatives of institutions such as System Initiative on Shaping the Future of Energy.
Today is International Women's Day, a day which celebrates the ongoing movement for women's rights. To measure the world's progress toward gender equality, the World Economic Forum (WEF) created the Global Gender Gap Index a decade ago. The most recent report, published in November 2017, ...
On March 7, 2018, the World Economic Forum created an industry consortium to improve cybersecurity of financial technology companies. Created to architect a framework to gauge the security levels of fintech organizations and data aggregators, the consortium brings together top companies such ...
The World Economic Forum (WEF) has created a consortium of financial services and technology companies to help protect the growing financial technology (fintech) industry and its customers from cyber security threats. Download this free guide ...

A staunch defence of free play time isn't what you usually expect from such highfalutin meetings, but it's certainly refreshing. It's a good sign when the bigwigs at the World Economic Forum in Davos take time to talk about the importance of letting kids play. At the end of January, four groups -- the LEGO ...
The Plan: Inside World Economic Forum's New Energy Efficient Offices ... The World Economic Forum is trying to lead by example. SEE ALSO: The Plan: Inside AlphaSights' Linear Designed Offices in Midtown East. The organization, which was founded in 1971 and is tasked with resolving ...
Windhoek — The Roads Authority (RA) has confirmed that Namibia was once again accorded the top position of having the best roads in Africa by the World Economic Forum (WEF). The results were released via the WEF's Global Competitiveness Report for 2017/18, which tracks the performance of ...
You go to your speech at the World Economic Forum at Davos, knowing that Trump will speak from the same podium as you in 2 days, that he will rail against the global order and claim that globalisation and cooperation are redundant and should be thrown out in favour of closed walled nationalism.
The World Economic Forum's (WEF) upcoming Africa conference in Durban will focus on the economic predicament in which global leaders find themselves. “There has been a failure of growth models to deliver on citizen's expectations,” says Elsie Kanza – who runs the WEF's Africa programme – “and we ...
President Trump's “America first but not alone” speech captured headlines at the close of last month's World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, which I attended. The speech stood out for its calm and conciliatory tone and for clearly attempting to address the theme of this year's gathering: “Creating a ...
But when the conversation at the World Economic Forum meetings turned to potential roadmaps for progress against pandemics, participants could take some comfort in the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, launched here at Davos in Jan. 2017. … In Davos, Devex spoke with some key ...
When the World Economic Forum (WEF) released its “Global Risks Report 2018,” in January, it also issued a new report titled “Cyber Resilience: Playbook for Public-Private Collaboration,” which aims to improve the way governments and policymakers around the world make decisions about cybersecurity.
President Eisgruber and five members of the University engineering faculty attended the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum on Jan. 23-26. The meeting, held in Davos, Switzerland, brought together leaders in politics, business, and academia from around the world to discuss global challenges ...
The World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland wrapped up last week. The WEF exists to improve the state of the world by fostering cooperation between governments, NGOs, and the private sector. In recent years, technology has come more and more into focus on the Forum's agenda, ...
Azerbaijan has become one of the highly respected members of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Azerbaijani MP Aydin Mirzazade told Trend. "As before, the meetings held between Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and the heads of big companies this year help them invest in the Azerbaijani ...
President Trump was in Davos, Switzerland this past week for the World Economic Forum. Jouranlist Pranay Gupte has attended the World Economic Forum in the past. Gupte joins Matt Bubala to talk about details of this event. The World Economic Fourm is a “giant education course” he says.
Every year, the World Economic Forum (WEF) asks its community of experts what keeps them up at night. Their answer is a collage of our greatest fears. For the year ahead, environmental risks top the list, climate foremost among them, alongside cybersecurity, in the wake of massive corporate data ...
From my first international G7 Summit, to the G20, to the U.N. General Assembly, to APEC, to the World Trade Organization, and today at the World Economic Forum, my administration has not only been present, but has driven our message that we are all stronger when free, sovereign nations cooperate ...
This article first appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune's daily newsletter on the top tech news. Sign up here. Good morning one last time from Davos, where the U.S. president just finished reading a speech wholly from the teleprompter, declared America open for business, and asserted that “America first does ...
DisrupTV broadcasted live from The World Economic Forum in Davos this week. Vala Afshar and I interviewed 11 thought leaders about tech policy, economic challenges, blockchain, innovation, cultural shifts, and entrepreneurship. Blockchain dominated technology discussions with use cases for supply ...
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Kimberly Atkins, Washington reporter and columnist for the Boston Herald, and Reihan Salam, executive editor for National Review and columnist for Slate, about immigration, President Trump's speech at the World Economic Forum and the ongoing Mueller investigation.
The 2018 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, just wrapped up a short time ago. Here are a few things I learned over the past week during this gathering of globally minded leaders, thinkers, builders, connectors, and teachers.
(DAVOS, Switzerland) — President Donald Trump said Friday that U.S. economic growth promoted by his policies would help the world, seeking to square his “America First” agenda with globalism. “When the United States grows, so does the world,” Trump said in a speech to the World Economic Forum in ...
When he comes to Davos this Friday, he will find out why that is not happening. According to World Economic Forum, Norway is the best country in the world in which to live. Norway is given top prize because the World Economic Forum analysts use a different metric than the Gross Domestic Product.
Following are excerpts from a CNBC interview with Wiebe Draijer, Rabobank Chairman and CNBC's Steve Sedgwick and Geoff Cutmore from the World Economic Forum 2018. GC: Wiebe Draijer has joined us, he is the Chairman of Rabobank, good morning to you-,. WD: Morning. GC: And welcome. Just- ...
Following are excerpts from a CNBC interview with Pierre Moscovici, EU Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs and CNBC's Steve Sedgwick and Geoff Cutmore from the World Economic Forum 2018. SS: Wouldn't it be nice if we could find someone, who's in a senior position, who's never done ...
At least two panels tackled sexual harassment head on, the first time it's been a topic of official discussion at the World Economic Forum. The forum's seven co-chairs this year were women, and while the attendees are still overwhelmingly male, among the younger set, half are female. Along the promenade ...
Bitcoin was hammered by top business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, but those in the cryptocurrency world had a message of their own. Cryptocurrencies were one of the biggest topics at the Forum. There was an official session on it, CNBC ran a few panels about the subject in The ...
(CNN) President Donald Trump brought his "America First" message to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Friday. In the approximately 15-minute long address, Trump hailed America's economic success from his first year in office but did not address the bombshell report that he had tried ...
President Trump broke with precedent by delivering a speech at the World Economic Forum on Friday, saying that “America first is not America alone.” • Mr. Trump said earlier Friday that a New York Times report that he had ordered the firing of Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, was “fake news.”.
With the World Economic Forum in full swing and the world's leaders present in Davos, Euronews took the opportunity to discuss tensions between the European Union and Poland with the country's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki. Prime minister, what is your take on how the polish economy is doing?
On Tuesday morning, from the likes of Chanda Kochchar of ICICI Bank to Vijay Shekhar Sharma, PayTM, top industrialists across the country waited with bated breath as the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the stage at the World Economic Forum at Davos. The first Indian Prime Minister to give the ...
President Trump arrived at the globe-hugging, free-trade-lovin' World Economic Forum today, along with what appears to be his entire administration in tow. Cabinet secretaries, aides, and a veritable posse of current (and oddly, former) Trump staffers were also on hand, marching in and out of the city's ...
On the agenda of Euronews' special panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, were a number of these issues including populism and migration, among other subjects like the German-Fench axis and Poland's judicial reforms. You can watch the full discussion in the player above,. On the ...
Billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft founder Bill Gates on Thursday joined Arif Masood Naqvi, founder and CEO of the Abraaj Group, on a health-care panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Other panelists included World Health Organization Director General Tedros Adhanom, ...
President Trump is attending the annual gathering of global business elite in Davos, Switzerland. He met with the British and Israeli prime ministers on Thursday ahead of a major speech on Friday. Facebook; Twitter; Flipboard; Email ...


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