World Economic Forum

Taking Action on Stakeholder Capitalism and their contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals: Al-Mashat at Davos 2021

Sat, 30 Jan 2021 - 02:19 GMT

On the 4th day of the World Economic Forum, Davos Agenda, 2021, the Regional Action Group for the Middle East and North Africa met virtually to discuss the policies, practices and partnerships needed to implement stakeholder capitalism and catalyze the region’s transformation for the post-COVID era.

Egypt and World Economic Forum launch ‘Closing the Gender Gap Accelerator’, first in Africa and MENA Region

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 08:41 GMT

The Ministry of International Cooperation, the National Council for Women, and the World Economic Forum, have launched “Closing the Gender Gap Accelerator”, a national public-private collaboration model which enables governments and businesses to take decisive action on closing economic gender gaps.

Int'l cooperation min. reviews joint cooperation with Davos Forum, Citi Bank, Uber

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 - 03:13 GMT

She highlighted that the panel works to improve the economic situation and beef up inclusive growth in the Middle East and Africa countries.

World Economic forum kicks off in Davos with Egyptian participation

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 - 12:46 GMT

World Economic Forum kicked off Tuesday in the Swiss city Davos, with the participation of the Egyptian Minister of International Cooperation Rania al-Mashat.

Egypt comes among fastest growing economies: Davos Forum chairman

Thu, 14 Nov 2019 - 03:34 GMT

He said Thursday in a statement issued by the Egyptian Ministry of Investment that the economic reforms have contributed to improving the investment climate.

Women empowerment part of tourism sector strategy for 2030: Mashat

Wed, 25 Sep 2019 - 01:57 GMT

Egypt is keen on empowering women,especially in the tourism sector, according to Minster Rania al-Mashat statements on Wednesday.

Bill Gates to deliver speech at AU summit

Sun, 10 Feb 2019 - 02:00 GMT

Bill Gates, Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will partake in the 32nd African Union (AU) Summit, set to kick off on Sunday in Addis Ababa.

DAVOS-Big Oil is more talk than action on renewables - Iberdrola

Thu, 24 Jan 2019 - 01:48 GMT

Major oil and gas firms have been venturing into renewable power under pressure from climate-change policy, collectively spending around 1 percent of their 2018 budgets on clean energy

Eve-of-Davos survey shows people place trust in companies over governments

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 - 10:37 GMT

The annual Edelman Trust Barometer shows only one in five people believe the economic, political and social system is working for them, while nearly 60 percent think trade conflicts are hurting their companies and putting their jobs at risk.

Kremlin does not rule out Putin attending Davos forum

Wed, 26 Dec 2018 - 10:21 GMT

The Kremlin does not rule out the participation of President Vladimir Putin in the World Economic Forum in Davos next month, spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday.

Gender equality at work more than 200 years off: WEF

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 - 12:10 GMT

Women may be shouting louder than ever for equal treatment and pay.

Non-economic messages from Davos

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 - 11:32 GMT

From climate change to counter-terrorism, world leaders had plenty of non-economic messages during the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting 2018 in Davos.

World Economic Forum sees anti-globalisation trend reversal

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 - 11:25 GMT

In a reversal of the recent anti-globalization trend, Modi, Trump, May, Macron, Merkel and Trudeau declared their countries open for business.

What will be in Trump's first State of the Union speech?

Sun, 28 Jan 2018 - 03:00 GMT

Trump will deliver his first State of the Union address, an hour-long speech to Congress and the nation with the theme: "Building a safe, strong and proud America."

At Davos, delegates talk down Trump but bet big on America

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 - 11:04 GMT

Two weeks ago, when Trump said he would attend the Davos summit, the assumption was that he would be entering a lion’s den of hostile global elites.

Trump takes his America First policies to Davos globalists

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 - 10:02 GMT

Trump arrived in Zurich en route to the Swiss ski resort of Davos for two days of events culminating in a speech on Friday to the forum of business and political leaders.

Egypt’s stability is vital to the region: Qatari FM

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 - 09:04 GMT

Qatari foreign minister said that Doha aims to improve relations with Cairo and denied allegations of destabilizing Egypt

Asia shares near record peak but trade protectionist fears cast shadow

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 - 06:53 GMT

Japan’s Nikkei fell 0.9 percent, hit by the dollar’s decline against the yen.

Business News Wrap-up

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 - 05:06 GMT

A wrap-up of the most prominent business news of the day

Unemployment, extremism main challenges in Middle East: WEF panelists

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 - 03:16 GMT

Panelists at the World Economic Forum identified unemployment and extremism as the main challenges facing the Middle East region.