Tag Archives: The World Economic Forum

£2.3 Million Wellcome Trust Grant Awarded to Research Impact of Polar Climate Change on Human Health and Healthcare Sector

(IN BRIEF) The University of Exeter and its partners, including Arctic Basecamp, the World Economic Forum, Deloitte, and the Climate Vulnerable Forum through Aroha Geneva, have secured a £2.3 million grant from the Wellcome Trust for a research project examining … Read the full press release

Two-thirds of chief economists surveyed by WEF expect a global recession in 2023

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 16-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — The World Economic Forum, an international NGO committed to improving the state of the world, has announced that according to a survey conducted by the World Economic Forum’s Community of Chief Economists, a … Read the full press release

Lubna S. Olayan to help strengthen WEF’s platform for public-private cooperation as she joins the forum’s Board of Trustees

Lubna S. Olayan joins the World Economic Forum Board of Trustees The Board of Trustees serves as the guardian of the World Economic Forum’s mission and values For more information about the World Economic Forum, see www.weforum.org (PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 13-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

The Great Narrative initiative and meeting by World Economic Forum and the UAE Government to be held in in Dubai, 11-12 November 2021

World Economic Forum and Government of the United Arab Emirates will host the Great Narrative meeting in Dubai on 11-12 November 2021 Reflections to be shared in a forthcoming book, The Great Narrative, expected for publication in January 2022 Global … Read the full press release

The World Economic Forum’s 48th Annual Meeting: Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World

The 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting will take place on 23-26 January in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, under the theme, Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World Unprecedented participation expected from global leaders including 70 heads of state or government and 38 heads … Read the full press release

The World Economic Forum releases its Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017

GENEVA, 29-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The World Economic Forum launched its Global Competitiveness Report 2016 on 28 September. The report finds that declining openness is threatening growth and prosperity. Monetary stimulus measures, such as quantitative easing are not enough to sustain … Read the full press release

The World Economic Forum celebrated the various communities it has brought together at the eighth Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Tianjin, China

Young international leaders in science, technology, business and civil society are transforming their fields The new champions are collaborating with leading businesses and organizations to scale their initiatives For more information about the Meeting, please visit www.weforum.org/amnc14 Tianjin, People’s Republic … Read the full press release

The World Economic Forum opens media accreditation for the seventh Summit on the Global Agenda to take place in Dubai on 9-11 November 2014

The Summit on the Global Agenda 2014 will take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on 9-11 November 2014 Apply for media accreditation online at www.weforummedia.org by Wednesday 15 October More information about the Summit is available here: http://wef.ch/gac14  Geneva, Switzerland, 14-8-2014 — … Read the full press release

The World Economic Forum released new report on the long-term growth of the digital economy and the viability of the infrastructure that supports it

Delivering Digital Infrastructure: Advancing the Internet Economy, a World Economic Forum report, examines the technological, commercial and policy challenges associated with digital infrastructure Recommendations address spectrum availability, IP interconnection disputes, and policies and regulations For more information on the report … Read the full press release

37 Social Entrepreneurs selected by the Schwab Foundation as the Social Entrepreneurs of the Year 2014

The Schwab Foundation announces the Social Entrepreneurs of the Year 2014 at a livecast session on 24 March at 13:00 EST/18:00 CET in collaboration with the The Huffington Post. Watch the discussion here. Thirty seven social entrepreneurs working in health, education, employment, and the environment … Read the full press release

The World Economic Forum announced new selection process for its Global Growth Company (GGC) community

Forum will honour up to 150 companies a year from around the world as Global Growth Companies Regional nomination and selection committees composed of business, media and academic leaders will assess candidates based on: sustainable growth; impact; leadership team; and … Read the full press release

The World Economic Forum launches new principles to address intellectual property issues in the digital context

New principles developed through World Economic Forum call for global collaboration to address the borderless nature of digital media Internet users report relatively low awareness of laws regulating the use of digital content Over 100 experts from media and technology … Read the full press release