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Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 17 February 2019

Beyond the Headlines podcast: Can we expect more from the annual World Economic Forum?

More than a week could be required to discuss the issues in the world

(From L) Moderator Sara Eisen, Vietnam Environment Minister Tran Hong Ha, Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey and French Junior Minister attached to the Minister of Ecological and Inclusive Transition Brune Poirson, PepsiCO CEO Ramon Laguarta and Dow Chemical Company CEO Jim Fitterling attend a session during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting, on January 24, 2019 in Davos, eastern Switzerland. 
(From L) Moderator Sara Eisen, Vietnam Environment Minister Tran Hong Ha, Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey and French Junior Minister attached to the Minister of Ecological and Inclusive Transition Brune Poirson, PepsiCO CEO Ramon Laguarta and Dow Chemical Company CEO Jim Fitterling attend a session during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting, on January 24, 2019 in Davos, eastern Switzerland. 

The richest and most powerful people met at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos.

The range of topics was as wide spanning as the challenges the world faces today.

Although this year’s forum wasn’t as well attended as previous iterations of the prestigious event, it still gathered important leaders from around the world.

But, with so many pertinent issues, such as climate change, the gender gap and trade tensions looming, is one week enough to solve the world’s most pertinent crises?

Updated: January 30, 2019 09:50 AM

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