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Energy Transition Momentum Slowing Amid Rising Global Volatility, New Report Finds

Thursday, 20 June 2024, 8:54 pm | World Economic Forum

The 14th annual edition of the Forum’s report, Fostering Effective Energy Transition 2024, published in collaboration with Accenture, uses the Energy Transition Index (ETI) to benchmark 120 countries on the performance of their current energy systems. More >>

Applied AI And Cutting-edge Technology Start-ups Dominate This Year’s 100 New Members Of WEF’s Technology Pioneers

Wednesday, 12 June 2024, 7:53 pm | World Economic Forum

Motivated by recent breakthroughs in the field, this year’s cohort is harnessing AI and data to drive sustainability and more equitable decision-making in industries and governments. More >>

Parity For Women Remains Five Generations Away

Wednesday, 12 June 2024, 11:40 am | World Economic Forum

The Global Gender Gap Report 2024, published today, reveals that the world has closed 68.5% of the gender gap. However, at the current pace it will take another 134 years – equivalent to five generations – to achieve full gender parity. More >>

Tourism Is Back To Pre-Pandemic Levels, But Challenges Remain

Wednesday, 22 May 2024, 4:31 am | World Economic Forum

International tourist arrivals and the travel and tourism sector’s contribution to global GDP are expected to return to pre-pandemic levels this year, driven by the lifting of COVID-19-related travel restrictions and strong pent-up demand. More >>

World Economic Forum Convenes Special Meeting On Global Collaboration, Growth And Energy For Development

Sunday, 28 April 2024, 5:50 am | World Economic Forum

Building on the inaugural Growth Summit, held in Switzerland last year, the meeting will promote forward-thinking approaches to interconnected crises, while remaining realistic about shorter-term trade-offs. More >>

AI Governance Alliance Calls For Inclusive Access To Advanced Artificial Intelligence

Friday, 19 January 2024, 9:12 am | World Economic Forum

The AI Governance Alliance (AIGA) released today a series of three new reports on advanced artificial intelligence (AI). The papers focus on generative AI governance, unlocking its value and a framework for responsible AI development and deployment. ... More >>

Chief Economists Outlook: More Economic Uncertainty On The Horizon

Tuesday, 16 January 2024, 7:40 pm | World Economic Forum

More than half (56%) of chief economists expect the global economy to weaken in 2024, with seven in 10 saying pace of geoeconomic fragmentation will accelerate, according to the latest Chief Economists Outlook . Two-thirds said industrial policies ... More >>

World Economic Forum To Accelerate Multistakeholder Climate Action At COP28

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 9:04 am | World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum will convene heads of state, ministers, business leaders, philanthropy and civil society to advance climate action at the 28th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP28) at the Expo City Dubai, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. ... More >>

At World Economic Forum: Schwab Foundation Awards Wiego As Social Innovator Of The Year 2023

Wednesday, 18 January 2023, 11:29 am | World Economic Forum

Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO) has been recognised at the World Economic Forum, winning the Social Innovator of the Year 2023 Award, at the Schwab Foundation Social Innovation Awards, for its leading work addressing ... More >>

World Leaders Pledge To Fight For Freedom And Values With History At A Turning Point

Friday, 27 May 2022, 6:25 pm | World Economic Forum

President Zelenskyy of Ukraine addressed the Annual Meeting, saying “the words ‘turning point’ have become more than just a rhetorical figure of speech”, urging that “values must matter” War deepens resolve for commitment to action ... More >>

World Economic Forum Unveils Virtual Global Collaboration Village As The Future Of Strong Public-Private Cooperation

Monday, 23 May 2022, 7:45 pm | World Economic Forum

The Forum today unveils a major initiative at the Annual Meeting 2022 in Davos to harness the power of the metaverse to grow and diversify participation in advancing the global public interest The Global Collaboration Village will leverage new technology ... More >>

After Two-Year Hiatus, Open Forum Returns To Davos At A Crucial Turning Point In History

Sunday, 22 May 2022, 5:30 pm | World Economic Forum

As part of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2022, this year’s Open Forum Davos will focus on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the role of multilateralism for peace in Europe as well as other global ... More >>

World Economic Forum Plans 2022 Annual Meeting In Davos-Klosters

Friday, 17 September 2021, 5:55 am | World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting to take place on 17-21 January 2022 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, under the theme Working Together, Restoring Trust. The foremost business, government and civil society leaders to convene in person to address economic, environmental, ... More >>

Klaus Schwab Releases “Stakeholder Capitalism"

Saturday, 30 January 2021, 7:26 pm | World Economic Forum

Klaus Schwab Releases “Stakeholder Capitalism”; Making the Case for a Global Economy that Works for Progress, People and Planet In his new book, released this week, Klaus Schwab looks at the achievement and shortcomings of the global economic ... More >>

President Xi Jinping’s Speech At Davos Agenda Is Historic Opportunity For Collaboration

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, 6:58 pm | World Economic Forum

China calls for the world to work together to tackle global challenges, particularly COVID-19 and climate change Principles of multilateralism must be upheld to realize sustainable development and promote trade and investment liberalization Call also ... More >>

President Xi Jinping’s Speech At Davos Agenda Is Historic Opportunity For Collaboration

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, 10:26 am | World Economic Forum

– Chinese President Xi Jinping called for both greater global efforts in the fight against an unprecedented public health crisis and a renewed commitment to multilateral cooperation, in a special address on Monday to business, government and civil society ... More >>

Recession And Automation Changes Our Future Of Work, But There Are Jobs Coming, Report Says

Thursday, 22 October 2020, 6:21 am | World Economic Forum

The workforce is automating faster than expected, displacing 85 million jobs in next five years The robot revolution will create 97 million new jobs, but communities most at risk from disruption will need support from businesses and governments In ... More >>

Expert Analysis On The COVID-19 Vaccine Process

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 7:42 am | World Economic Forum

Why a coronavirus vaccine takes over a year to produce – and why that is incredibly fast By Elissa Prichep, Precision Medicine Lead, World Economic Forum. Key Points: The international community is working together like never before to produce a coronavirus ... More >>

US Businesses, Governments And Non-Profits Join Global Push For 1 Trillion Trees

Friday, 28 August 2020, 7:29 am | World Economic Forum

Today, 26 forward-looking companies, cities, and organizations across the US announced they will help combat extreme heat and wildfires, as well as other adverse effects of climate change, by conserving, restoring, and growing more than 855 million trees. ... More >>

ASEAN Youths Emerge From The Pandemic More Resilient, Adaptive & Creative, Reveals The WEF

Friday, 24 July 2020, 5:54 am | World Economic Forum

Survey of more than 68,500 youths in the ASEAN region reveals unprecedented acceleration of digital adoption Lack of digital skills and inadequacy of quality and affordable internet connection were found as the most binding constraints Funding shortage is ... More >>





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