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Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
1/23/2024 5:19:55 PM
The main message coming out of the World Economic Forum in the Swiss resort of Davos this month was that the world is in deep crisis with no one sure of its overall direction, writes Hussein Haridy

Life & Style - Health
1/17/2024 12:04:04 PM
The huge gap between how women and men's health are treated costs $1 trillion a year worldwide, the World Economic Forum said on Wednesday. Women spend a quarter more of their lives suffering from poor health than men, a disparity that includes an unequal focus on men across medical research, diagnosis and treatment, the report said.

World - International
1/17/2024 10:17:06 AM
The top diplomats of Iran and the United States sit down for public — and separate — one-on-one chats while the U.N. chief and leaders of France, Argentina and Spain will deliver speeches as the World Economic Forum's annual meeting saunters into a busy second day on Wednesday.

Opinion - Opinion
1/25/2023 11:04:00 AM
The world’s middle-income countries and middle classes are being caught in a “middle trap” as a result of the present global changes

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
1/24/2023 7:22:46 PM
“Cooperation in a Fragmented World” was the slogan of this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, a befitting theme for what the world is experiencing today, writes Azza Radwan Sedky

World - International
1/18/2023 2:13:05 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres skewered oil firms on Wednesday for having 'peddled the big lie' about their role in global warming, telling the World Economic Forum that they should be held accountable.

World - International
1/18/2023 1:49:45 PM
The world is in a ``sorry state`` because of myriad ``interlinked'' challenges including climate change and Russia's war in Ukraine that are ``piling up like cars in a chain reaction crash,'' the U.N. chief said at the World Economic Forum's meeting Wednesday.

Business - Economy
1/17/2023 8:56:13 PM
The World Economic Forum says billionaire Elon Musk wasn't on the guest list for the annual meeting of business executives, global leaders and cultural trend-setters in Davos, Switzerland, despite what the Twitter owner claims.

World - Region
1/17/2023 6:36:07 PM
China has returned to normal after the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions, Vice Premier Liu He told the World Economic Forum on Tuesday as he invited "international friends" to visit the country.

Business - Economy
1/17/2023 6:29:44 PM
A poll conducted in October and November 2022 and released on the eve of the 2023 World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos bodes ill for global economy in 2023.

Business - Tech
1/17/2023 5:23:29 PM
The EU's chief announced ambitious plans Tuesday to challenge China and the United States in the race for clean-tech industries, as a battle over green trade emerged at the World Economic Forum.

World - War in Ukraine
1/17/2023 4:42:58 PM
Ukraine's first lady warned world leaders and corporate executives at the World Economic Forum's annual gathering in the Swiss town of Davos that not all of them were using their influence at a time when Russia's invasion leaves children dying and a world struggling with food insecurity.

World - Africa
1/16/2023 7:19:57 PM
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has canceled his trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos in order to deal with his country's worsening power blackouts.

Business - Economy
1/16/2023 4:46:24 PM
Two-thirds of chief economists from private and public sectors expect a global recession in 2023, according to a survey released on Monday at the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Switzerland.

World - International
1/16/2023 9:46:08 AM
Food companies making big profits as inflation has surged should face windfall taxes to help cut global inequality, anti-poverty group Oxfam said Monday as the World Economic Forum's annual meeting gets underway.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
7/26/2022 7:23:38 PM
Foreign Minister and President Designate of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) Sameh Shoukry discussed on Tuesday in a telephone call with the President of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Borge Brende means to boost cooperation between Egypt and the forum, the Egyptian foreign ministry announced.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
6/10/2022 2:33:00 PM
The backlash continues against former secretary of state Henry Kissinger for his remarks about the Russia-Ukraine crisis.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
5/31/2022 11:08:04 PM
World energy, food, and economic crises dominated discussions at this year’s World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort of Davos, along with the repercussions of the war in Ukraine, writes Mahmoud Mohieldin

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
5/28/2022 10:51:00 AM
As the war in Ukraine enters its fourth month, Egyptian diplomacy is trying hard to get due attention paid to regional stability and cooperation.

World - International
5/26/2022 7:24:52 PM
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz expressed hopes Thursday for global cooperation on climate change, hunger and war, while dozens of climate activists demonstrated in the Swiss town of Davos as a meeting of global elites ended with many words but little concrete action to solve the world's most pressing crises.

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