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Egypt ranks 70th among emerging markets: WEF report

Egypt ranked 70th among the emerging markets list that includes 77 emerging economies, according to the World Economic Forum’s Inclusive Development Index 2018. The index said that Egypt’s score in overall Inclusive Development Index (IDI) registered 2.84, while it is expected to decrease by 6.52% in the five-year IDI trend, followed by Zimbabwe ranked in …

Shaimaa Al-Aees

48th World Economic Forum faces collapse of global systems

The 48th World Economic Forum launched on Monday night in Davos, Switzerland with the participation of 40 heads of state and government from Europe and the Eurasia region. The topic of this year’s WEF is “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World.” The four-day Davos assembly brings together more than 2,500 participants, including world …

Shaimaa Al-Aees

Combining autocracy and digital progress

Some 700 people have joined the World Economic Forum on ASEAN in Cambodia. Among them are four presidents from the region and a host of business leaders. DW’s Manuela Kasper-Claridge reports.Nobody knows, how many ministers from the Philippines have traveled to Cambodia. But almost half of the mid-sized briefing room here at the World Economic …

Deutsche Welle

Argentina’s dilapidated charm and big pies

Ahead of the World Economic Forum in Buenos Aires and a general strike on April 6, DW’s Manuela Kasper-Claridge shares her impressions of a rapidly changing society and economy in Argentina.The driver steers and swerves erratically. Like during a car race, he abruptly pulls to the left or the right on the highway. We are …

Deutsche Welle

WEF discusses gender equality

Female leaders steer big corporations and major economies. But at the World Economic Forum they are still grossly underrepresented, with only 20 percent of participants being women, reports Manuela Kasper-Claridge.The room is small; it won’t hold more than 100 chairs. Two cameras are set up, there is a small coffee bar in one of the …

Deutsche Welle

Change starts here – Millennials at the World Economic Forum

50 young people – all under the age of 30 – have been invited to this year’s World Economic Forum. They want to make an impact and be disruptive.His turban is bright blue. Maninder Singh Bajwa sits in a restaurant in Davos, 1800 meters high, up in the Swiss Alps. Next to him are young …

Deutsche Welle

A lot of money and many promises

The current regional meeting of the World Economic Forum in Latin America is focusing on new challenges and how to turn them into opportunities. DW’s Manuela Kasper-Claridge has this report from Medellin.

Deutsche Welle

Empowering women benefits all, from the individual to the nation

By Dr. Bjørn Lomborg Even if we believe we have come a long way regarding gender equality, the fact is that up to today, women tend to hold lower-paying jobs, are under-represented in politics and the upper levels of business, and bear the brunt of domestic violence. In parts of the developing world, women have …

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