As Europe is slowly getting back on its feet after a recession that saw some countries reach record jobless levels, some are blaming aggressive austerity policies for inflicting hardship on the most vulnerable.
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Lebanon has long been a financial capital in the region. But neighboring nations say billions are stuck in the country's failing financial system.
Financing the global shift away from fossil fuels could earn investors trillions, according to discussions at the World Economic Forum. But there's not enough data to get the money where it's needed.
Although the IMF has forecast 5.5% global growth this year, several obstacles could stall the post-pandemic recovery. Delegates at the virtual World Economic Forum are pinning hopes on the green transition.
At the World Economic Forum, the WHO Special Envoy to Africa has said the continent cannot count on having doses of the COVID-19 vaccine soon. One German CEO suggests letting companies vaccinate their global workforce.
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