Davos 2023: The future of ‘globalisation’
20 January 2023 | 3:24 pm
All eyes in Davos were on the arrival of climate activist Greta Thunberg, who slammed the oil and gas giants who participate in the World Economic Forum. At a panel entitled "Treating the climate crisis like a crisis", she and fellow activists said that energy giants are "prioritising greed" rather than action.
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The 2022 meeting of the World Economic Forum has come to a close, with the war in Ukraine dominating proceedings. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz delivered a blistering attack on Russian leader Vladimir Putin, accusing him of waging a war of "imperialism" in Ukraine and calling for Europe to end its dependence on Russian energy. FRANCE 24's Business Editor Kate Moody looks back at the week's highlights, as well as the question of whether global supply chains are sustainable in the 21st century.
Political and business leaders from around the world are convening in the Swiss resort town of Davos. The theme for this year's meeting is "cooperation in a fragmented world". FRANCE 24's Kate Moody is in Davos and tells us what we should expect.
A few dozen young people have been invited to this year's World Economic Forum. They are just some of the 10,000 members of the Global Shapers network and want to make their voices heard as they demand change.
Food companies making big profits as inflation has surged should face windfall taxes to help cut global inequality, anti-poverty group Oxfam said on Monday as the World Economic Forum's annual meeting gets underway.
The World Economic Forum has officially kicked off in Davos. Ukraine's First Lady Olena Zelenska, EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He are among the expected speakers this Tuesday. Our Business Editor Kate Moody brings us an update from Davos, with insights on the billions being poured into chip production, as well as how companies are responding to inflation and energy costs.
EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen outlined the bloc's Green Deal subsidy plan at the World Economic Forum on Tuesday, as the US and China push ahead with their own industrial subsidies for clean tech. FRANCE 24's Business Editor Kate Moody spoke with von der Leyen in Davos about the ramifications.
Wednesday at the World Economic Forum brought speeches from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, among others. France 24 Business Editor Kate Moody spoke with French Minister for European Affairs Laurence Boone about Europe's green energy future and how European businesses can stay competitive.
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