Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 27 November 2020

Davos 2020: how the World Economic Forum happened

Follow all the happenings as thousands of world and business leaders head to the venue in the Alps

It is the final day of the 50th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in the snowy Swiss resort of Davos.

The meeting’s theme is “Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World”, while regional tensions, particularly the escalation between the US and Iran and the fallout from this in Iraq, are high on the agenda. Here are some of the highlights from Friday's agenda:

  • Digital safety for youth forum (12 noon UAE)
  • Global economic outlook with Steve Mnuchin and Christine Lagarde (2.30pm UAE)

Here are some of the highlights from Wednesday:

US in talks with Lebanon's new government to help stave off financial crisis

Omar Al Razzaz: Jordan's youth at the centre of reform efforts

Adel Al Jubeir says Iran 'should stay out of Arab lands'

Guaido: 17 Venezuelan passport are being handed out to Iranians each day

Updated: January 24, 2020 05:58 PM