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.
Top policymakers and business leaders have flocked to Davos again for the annual World Economic Forum in the Swiss Alps. The meeting is overshadowed by trade conflicts and a resurgence of economic nationalism.
As the world's rich meet for the World Economic Forum in Davos, their festivities are as usual heralded by the Oxfam report on global inequality — a highly controversial study that should be taken with a grain of salt.
The World Economic Forum is pretty much like an executive summary of the state of the world. Each major topic has its buzzwords. If you think about them for too long, you can get a bit cynical, says DW's Andreas Becker.
Globalization needs a serious update; otherwise, we're all doomed. So says the World Economic Forum — which brought us the earlier, defective versions.
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