In recent years, more young people have joined the global elite as participants of the World Economic Forum. Young people under the age of 30 - the Global Shapers - are invited to take part in discussions on several topics like Europe.
The World Economic Forum on ASEAN countries has begun in Vietnam — a fitting host given its status as the fastest-growing economy in Southeast Asia. Manuela Kasper-Claridge reports from Hanoi.
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.
Angela Merkel has told WEF delegates at Davos that her government would get right-wing populism "under control, but it is a poison." The chancellor insisted that protectionism would not answer the world's problems.
Day 2 of the annual gathering of the global elite on the peaks of Davos will feature speeches from Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron, who are likely to take a starkly different line to Donald Trump, who speaks on Friday.
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