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Davos Annual Meeting 2010 – Technology for Society

www.weforum.org 29.01.2010 Some of the same technologies, such as cloud computing and semantic search, that make the most popular social networking applications possible are now being applied to development, education and healthcare delivery. How can these readily available technologies be best leveraged to address complex issues? Rainer Brüderle, Federal Minister of Economics and Technology of Germany William D. Green, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Accenture, USA Michael W. Laphen, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, CSC (Computer Sciences Corporation), USA Didier Lombard, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, France Telecom, France Eric Schmidt, Chairman of the Executive Committee and Chief Executive Officer, Google, USA; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2010 Joel D. Selanikio, Director, DataDyne, USA Moderated by Adam Lashinsky, Editor-at-Large, Fortune Magazine, USA

Be a part of the 2010 Summer DAVOS (World Economic Forum) in China

The World Economic Forum that takes place annually will be conducted in Tianjin, China from the 13-15th of September 2010. With world leaders that accumulate to over a 1,000 participants belonging to various forms of trades such as government, civil society and business will touch on the theme “sustainable growth” to discuss necessary plans, methods and ways to increase the world’s lower carbon emissions, to develop green technology, energy efficiency and infrastructure.

The meeting coordinated in collaboration with the Peoples Republic of China welcomes the following leaders to address the above subjects accordingly. The Summer DAVOS forum known as the WEF (World Economic Forum) is a nonprofit foundation based in Geneva and its previous meetings were held in Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East.

This year’s meeting will be held through a five-day gathering and will welcome selected visitors, journalists and invitees to par take in the internationally recognized global outreach that creates awareness among people and nations. At the forum, the world leaders will also share their views on the rising environment concern, deteriorating health in Africa, food supply to the under nourished among other world apprehensions.


If you’re a traveler that finds an event of this magnitude interesting you will be quite interested to keep tabs on the happenings and decisions which are taken. With key speakers such as Ban Ki-moon, Al Gore, Bill Gates, Bono, Bill Clinton, Paulo Coelho, Gordon Brown, Lee Bollinger, Pervez Musharraf, Ruth Simmons among others your experience will surely be one to remember.

Travelers are also exposed to a number of previous speaker’s comments and views publicized at the forum. World leaders such as Nelson Mandela, Angela Merkel, Henry Kissinger, Justin Lloyd Webber, Yasser Arafat and Raymond Barre were among the list of keynote addresses in the early years of this event.

A visitor looking for a luxury hotel in Tianjin situated in close proximity to the world economic forum gathering will be delighted to seek out accommodation at a Tianjin Hotel that is recognized among the best. So making a reservation at Raffles Tianjin that offers you an array of fine facilities, restaurants and services will ensure a pleasurable stay.

Pushpitha Wijesinghe is an experienced independent freelance writer. He specializes in providing a wide variety of content and articles related to the travel hospitality industry.

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Davos Annual Meeting 2011 – The Global Economic Outlook

www.weforum.org 29.01.2011 What is the outlook for the global economy in 2011? The following dimensions will be addressed – Macroeconomic imbalances – Currency instability – Global governance (G20) – International financial system • Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, India • Robert E. Diamond Jr, Chief Executive, Barclays, United Kingdom • Christine Lagarde, Minister of Economy, Finance and Industry of France; Member of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum • George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer of the United Kingdom • Wolfgang Schäuble, Federal Minister of Finance of Germany • Yu Yongding, Senior Fellow, Institute of World Economics and Politics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), People’s Republic of China; Global Agenda Council on the International Monetary System • Robert B. Zoellick, President, The World Bank Group, Washington DC Chaired by • Martin Wolf, Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times, United Kingdom
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David Cameron – Davos Debates 2009

David Cameron, Leader of the Conservative Party, United Kingdom, responds to user 86fleur on whether environmental and economic incentives can coexist.

Davos Annual Meeting 2010 – Meeting the Millennium Development Goals

www.weforum.org 29.01.2010 The combination of food and financial crises trapped an estimated 50 to 90 million people in extreme poverty in 2009. How can the Millennium Development Goals for 2015 be met in the wake of the economic crisis? Vikram K. Akula, Founder and Chairperson, SKS Microfinance, India; Young Global Leader; Global Agenda Council on Poverty & Development Finance Helen E. Clark, Administrator, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), New York William H. Gates III, Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA Michel Kazatchkine, Executive Director, Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM), Geneva; Global Agenda Council on a Healthy Next Generation Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University and Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on the Millennium Development Goals, USA Morgan Tsvangirai, Prime Minister of Zimbabwe Moderated by Lord Malloch-Brown, Senior Adviser, Global Redesign Initiative, World Economic Forum
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DealBook: At Davos, Many Problems Await World Leaders

DealBook: At Davos, Many Problems Await World Leaders
Leaders from around the world will gather in Switzerland to try to rescue the planet. It’s a safe bet that, for the 41st year in a row, they will fail.
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Saudi CBank head: No plans to de-peg from dollar
Saudi Arabia has no plans to de-peg its currency from the U.S. dollar, the oil-rich nation’s central bank governor said Monday.
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UN chief condemns rights expert’s 9/11 comments

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Davos Annual Meeting 2010 – Rethinking Energy Security

www.weforum.org 27.01.2010 Shifts in supply and demand, as well as challenges posed by climate change, will exert ever greater pressure on both corporate and national energy planning over the next decades. What is needed to tackle the interlinked issues of energy security, economic growth and climate change? Fatih Birol, Chief Economist, International Energy Agency, Paris; Global Agenda Council on Energy Security Robert D. Hormats, US Undersecretary of State for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs Lars G. Josefsson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Vattenfall, Sweden Jim Leape, Director-General, WWF International, World Wide Fund for Nature, Switzerland; Global Agenda Council on Climate Change Anand Sharma, Minister of Commerce and Industry of India Moderated by Armen Sarkissian, President and Founder, Eurasia House International, United Kingdom; Global Agenda Council on Energy Security

Davos Annual Meeting 2010 – Rethinking Government Assistance

www.weforum.org 29.01.2010 The long-term effect of massive government assistance to aid struggling “national champions” and “too big to fail” firms is yet unknown. How will current political mandates reshape competition within global industries? This session is open to the reporting press. Montek S. Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, India Dominic Barton, Worldwide Managing Director, McKinsey & Company, United Kingdom; Global Agenda Council on the Role of Business David Cameron, Leader of the Conservative Party, United Kingdom John G. Evans, General Secretary, Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD, France; Global Agenda Council on Employment & Social Protection Andrei L. Kostin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, VTB Bank, Russian Federation Peter Sands, Group Chief Executive, Standard Chartered Bank, United Kingdom; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2010 Jean-Claude Trichet, President, European Central Bank, Frankfurt Chaired by Michael E. Porter, Bishop William Lawrence University Professor, Harvard Business School, USA

Arthur Mutambara – Davos Debates 2009 (Environment)

youtube.com 31.01.2009 Professor Arthur Mutambara, Deputy Prime Minister, Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), Zimbabwe talks about whether the economy will lose out to the economy in 2009.
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