World Economic Forum

World Economic Forum "Davos 2023" kicks off amid absence of many world leaders

Tue, 17 Jan 2023 - 12:55 GMT

According to World Economic Forum officials, more than 2,700 leaders from 130 countries, including 52 heads of state and government, will attend the event in the Swiss Alpine resort.

Egypt's FM receives phone call from president of World Economic Forum

Tue, 26 Jul 2022 - 07:23 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry, president-designate of COP 27, received Tuesday a phone call from President of the World Economic Forum Borge Brende.

Egypt's international cooperation min. stresses need to push for innovation at 2022 WEF annual meeting

Wed, 25 May 2022 - 12:48 GMT

The Minister held a bilateral meeting with Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, United Nations Secretary-General's Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development, to deepen financial inclusion in Egypt and particularly in the rural areas.

Egypt’s FM discusses climate finance with CEO of Boston Consulting Group

Mon, 23 May 2022 - 11:54 GMT

During the meeting, Shoukry discussed with CEO of Boston Consulting Group, a UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) partner, means of mobilizing climate finance and the role of the private sector on the international climate action.

FM reviews Egypt’s vision for COP27 in World Economic Forum session

Mon, 23 May 2022 - 11:36 GMT

The session comes under the title: The Road to the 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 27) to the UNFCCC: Partnerships between the public and private sectors in climate action in the Middle East and North Africa.

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.