Saudi Arabia hosts 'Davos in Desert' amid pandemic
Around 150 speakers will participate in the fourth edition of the Future Investment Initiative (FII), organisers said, seeking to showcase the insular kingdom as a dynamic investment destination.
100 million cases recorded worldwide as America seeks to reset its fight against COVID-19
Biden is seeking to turn around the fight against t...
China's Xi warns Davos World Economic Forum against 'new Cold War'
In a swipe at moves targeting China launched by the previous US administra...
China's Xi Jinping calls for greater role for G20 in economic governance
Speaking at a virtual meeting of the World Economic Forum - a gathering usually held in a Swiss ski resort - Xi said the global economic outlook remained uncertain and public health emergencies "may very well recur" in future.
WEF Davos 2021: Infosys, TCS join coalition to tackle workplace racism
Announcing the international coalition during its week-long online Davos Agenda Summit 2021, the World Economic Forum (WEF) said it would work towards improving racial and ethnic justice in the workplace.
Investment in upskilling can boost global GDP by $6.5 trillion by 2030
The report, Upskilling for Shared Prosperity, authored in collaboration with PwC, found that accelerated skills enhancement would ensure that people have the experience and skills needed for the jobs created by the Fourth Industrial Revolution - boosting global productivity by 3 per cent, on average, by 2030.
Modi, Xi Jinping among world leaders to participate in virtual Davos summit
The WEF's Davos 2020 summit was the last major global event that took place before almost the entire world got locked down due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Narendra Singh Tomar, Nitin Gadkari, Smriti Irani to participate in online Davos Agenda summit
While the WEF will host its physical annual meeting in May in Singapore, as against the regular venue of Swiss ski resort town of Davos, the Geneva-based organisation is hosting an online event, named 'Davos Agenda' around the same time it generally hosts its yearly congregation of the rich and powerful of the world.
Hill station more enchanting than Davos being planned near Zojila: Nitin Gadkari
"We are planning to make a hill city, more attractive than Davos on the picturesque high-altitude 18 km terrain between Zojila tunnel and Z-Morh tunnel...The world-class project will change the dynamics of both Ladakh and J&K territories and create huge employment," Union Minister Gadkari said.
Govt plans to make new hill city on 19-km stretch b/w Zoji La, Z-Morh tunnels: Nitin Gadkari
Union Road Transport & Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on December 17 said there is a 19-km area between Zoji La and Z-Morh in Ladakh that i...
In Singapore, a very different Davos takes shape
Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual gathering of world leaders, billionaires, celebrities and media often referred to as a "circus" is expected to be a trimmed-down, tightly controlled affair, Singapore-based business groups and consultants said on Tuesday.
World Economic Forum moved to Singapore over coronavirus concerns
It is only the second time the event, known informally as Davos after the Swiss ski resort where it is usually held every January, will be hosted outside Switzerland since its inception in 1971, and mark its debut in Asia.
WEF to host online Davos Agenda meet in January; world leaders to speak on way ahead
While the WEF's Davos 2020 summit was the last major global event that took place before almost the entire world got locked down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the next annual meeting has been shifted to May 2021 and is scheduled to be held in Lucerne-Burgenstock, Switzerland.
2021 Davos summit shifted to Lucerne in May
The annual gathering of the world's political, economic and business elite traditionally takes place in January against the idyllic snowy backdrop of the Swiss Alpine village of Davos.