The World Economic Forum closes in Davos, after candid talks about the global economy, China’s reopening and climate change.
Global leaders and business executives gathered at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week, to discuss some of the biggest issues of 2023.
Among the highlights, calls for international cooperation on climate, trade and sustainable development.
Chinese Vice Premier Liu He declared China is open for business and international investment after three years of the coronavirus pandemic. And, Kristalina Georgieva, the head of the International Monetary Fund, said while it will be a difficult year, she doesn’t expect a global recession.
Joining the discussion:
- Klisman Murati is the founder of Pareto Economics, a global affairs research consultancy.
- Ryan Patel is a global business executive and Senior Fellow with Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University.
- Anton Fedyashin is a Russian affairs expert and Professor of History at American University.
- Einar Tangen is a Senior Fellow at the Taihe Institute and Chairman of Asia Narratives.
#UPDATE UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres skewered oil firms on Wednesday for having "peddled the big lie" about their role in global warming, telling the World Economic Forum that they should be held accountable ▶️ https://t.co/fy6HV9gEgc pic.twitter.com/4DvWD1HyfJ
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Greta Thunberg and around 30 other activists braved sub-zero temperatures on Friday in a protest calling for climate justice as the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting wound up in Davos. https://t.co/ZIYWNFYgD4
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