To keep up with the times and ensure its staying power, organizers of the World Economic Forum have made a point of including young people to inject some much-need vitality.
As the UN General Assembly gathers, New York is also hosting another meeting, organized by the WEF — the Sustainable Development Impact Summit. The gathering showcases how entrepreneurs can act sustainably.
This year, Davos is a meeting of scientists as well. Numerous Nobel laureates exchange ideas in well-heated conference rooms, others camp out on mountain tops to draw attention to their findings.
There was not really anything essentially new in US President Donald Trump's speech in Davos. But his appearance there highlighted the well-known restrictions of the World Economic Forum, DW's Andreas Becker writes.
The current global disunity looks set to dominate discussions at this year's gathering of politicians and executives in Davos, Switzerland. US President Donald Trump is scheduled to top the list of speakers there.
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