Recharging Growth in China
Agenda Dialogues
by World Economic Forum
5d ago
China's growth engines seem to be slowing due to a range of factors, including an ageing population, a slowdown in productivity, and major challenges facing the private sector. Rather than seeking a quick boost, how can a focus on high-quality development strengthen its economic fundamentals, recharge growth and enable it to avoid the middle-income trap in the long term? This is the full audio from a session at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos on 17 January, 2024. Watch it here: https://www.weforum.org/events/world-economic-forum-annual-meeting-2024/sessions/reigniting-growth ..read more
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Global Gender Gap Report 2024
Agenda Dialogues
by World Economic Forum
1w ago
The Global Gender Gap Index annually benchmarks the current state and evolution of gender parity across four key dimensions (Economic Participation and Opportunity, Educational Attainment, Health and Survival, and Political Empowerment). It is the longest-standing index tracking the progress of numerous countries’ efforts towards closing these gaps over time since its inception in 2006. This is the full audio of a video briefing to explore the current state of global gender parity. Featuring insights from the Global Gender Gap Report 2024, this discussion examines the progress and challenges i ..read more
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Davos 2024: Net Zero Industries
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by World Economic Forum
1w ago
The manufacturing sector, which accounts for one-fifth of global carbon emissions and over half of the world's energy usage, is taking centre stage in the global race to net zero. Yet despite a raft of commitments and first steps, around 50% of companies are off track in achieving their targets. How can manufacturers leverage new innovations and technologies to successfully negotiate the green transition while maintaining growth? This is the full audio from a session at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting 2024 on January 17, 2024. Watch it here: https://www.weforum.org/events/world-econo ..read more
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Davos 2024: Being Honest about Governance
Agenda Dialogues
by World Economic Forum
3w ago
While various regulations are being put in place across the globe to address governance challenges, economic instability and conflict are exacerbating corruption. How can we unlock good governance to ensure sustainable transformation and economic growth in challenging times? This is the full audio from a session at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos on 18 January, 2024. Watch it here: https://www.weforum.org/events/world-economic-forum-annual-meeting-2024/sessions/being-honest-about-poor-governance/ Speakers: Zeina Soufan, Senior Anchor, Asharq News Tom Palmer, President and Ch ..read more
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Special Meeting 2024: Is Education Ready for AI?
Agenda Dialogues
by World Economic Forum
1M ago
With the education industry at a pivotal point of transformation driven by AI and innovative teaching methodologies, new education hotspots are emerging to address the growing and diversified education needs of the global economy. How can governments and businesses future-proof their education systems and leverage AI and other technologies? This is the full audio from a session at the Special Meeting on Global Collaboration, Growth and Energy for Development in Riyadh on 28 April, 2024. Watch it here: https://www.weforum.org/events/special-meeting-on-global-collaboration-growth-and-energy-for ..read more
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Special Meeting 2024: Bridging the Health Gap
Agenda Dialogues
by World Economic Forum
1M ago
Since 1990, global efforts have successfully halved child mortality. Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals, however, has been insufficient, with climate change and preventable diseases jeopardizing decades of advancement and millions of lives. How can we strengthen the global health architecture to eradicate disease and make essential health innovations accessible to all? This is the full audio from a session at the Special Meeting on Global Collaboration, Growth and Energy for Development in Riyadh on 28 April, 2024. Watch it here: https://www.weforum.org/events/special-meeting-on-glo ..read more
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Special Meeting 2024: The Role of New Nuclear
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by World Economic Forum
1M ago
Nuclear energy is part of the solution to meeting the growing demand for green power, with innovations from small modulator reactors to fusion providing opportunities beyond existing power plants. What is the enabling environment needed to support the commercial viability of new nuclear solutions? This is the full audio from a session at the Special Meeting on Global Collaboration, Growth and Energy for Development in Riyadh on 29 April, 2024. Watch it here: https://www.weforum.org/events/special-meeting-on-global-collaboration-growth-and-energy-for-development-2024/sessions/the-role-of-new-nu ..read more
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Special Meeting 2024: AI Powered Industries
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by World Economic Forum
1M ago
AI-powered models, which are rapidly developing in capacity and scale, are expected to disrupt companies' operating and business models. What are the near-term use cases and long-term moonshot opportunities for AI to fundamentally reshape industrial ecosystems? This is the full audio from a session at the Special Meeting on Global Collaboration, Growth and Energy for Development in Riyadh on 29 April, 2024. Watch it here: https://www.weforum.org/events/special-meeting-on-global-collaboration-growth-and-energy-for-development-2024/sessions/ai-powered-industries/ Speakers: Vijay Vaitheeswaran, E ..read more
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Special Meeting 2024: AI, Productivity, Work: Can We Have it All?
Agenda Dialogues
by World Economic Forum
2M ago
While AI has the potential to augment the capabilities of workers by automating tasks, concerns persist regarding technological unemployment and the concentration of productivity gains. As AI develops further, what are the trade-offs leaders will need to manage? This is the full audio from a session at the Special Meeting on Global Collaboration, Growth and Energy for Development in Riyadh on 28 April, 2024. Watch it here: https://www.weforum.org/events/special-meeting-on-global-collaboration-growth-and-energy-for-development-2024/sessions/ai-productivity-work-can-we-have-it-all/ Speakers: Tii ..read more
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Special Meeting: What Kind of Growth Do We Need?
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by World Economic Forum
2M ago
The recent sustained slowdown in growth has been compounded by a succession of crises and dislocations. What approaches are needed to reignite growth while shifting to a better balance between quantity and quality? Recorded 28 April, 2024 at the Special Meeting on Global Collaboration, Growth and Energy for Development in Riyadh. Watch it here: https://www.weforum.org/events/special-meeting-on-global-collaboration-growth-and-energy-for-development-2024/sessions/what-kind-of-growth-do-we-need/ Public Speakers Tengku Zafrul Bin Tengku Abdul Aziz Minister of Investment, Trade and Indust ..read more
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