Davos 2011: Aung San Suu Kyi Calls for Responsible Investment in Burma

Aung San Suu Kyi has addressed the World Economic Forum from Burma in a taped address, calling for investors “to put a premium on respect for the law, on environmental and social factors, on the rights of workers, on job creation and on the promotion of technological skills”. The General Secretary of the National League … Read more Davos 2011: Aung San Suu Kyi Calls for Responsible Investment in Burma

Davos 2011: “The Future Will Favour the Brave” – George Osbourne

The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer addressed a luncheon of CBI members on Friday 28th January 2011 in Davos, Switzerland as world leaders took part in the annual World Economic Forum. His speech was as follows: I would like to start by thanking the CBI for organising this lunch and inviting me to speak here … Read more Davos 2011: “The Future Will Favour the Brave” – George Osbourne

Davos 2011 Open Forum: Handing over Responsibilities in Afghanistan

Martine van Bijlert is co-founder and co-director of the Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN), a Kabul-based policy research organisation. She will be speaking at the Open Forum Davos 2011, which runs parallel to the World Economic Forum. International actors in Afghanistan have long been torn between negative trends, bleak assessments, ambitious strategies and ritualistic reports of … Read more Davos 2011 Open Forum: Handing over Responsibilities in Afghanistan

World Economic Forum at Davos Launches Risk Response Network

At the World Economic Forum in Davos, where world leaders are meeting this week to discuss issues of global importance, the Risk Response Network was launched. Part of the slow capability building that could eventually lead to more greatly inter-connected global governance, the initiative dovetails with the WEF theme for this year “shared norms for … Read more World Economic Forum at Davos Launches Risk Response Network