The founder of the World Economic Forum says that they are ready to listen to populist voices and they have even organized some sessions on the issue. The annual meeting is starting on Tuesday in Davos.
A detailed study of competitiveness in the global economy ranks the US top of the 140 countries included. The report suggests that few governments have begun to plan for the impact of the fourth industrial revolution.
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.
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.
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.
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