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Billionaire Geroge Soros sparks row proposing billion-dollar fund to counter 'nationalism'; slams Trump, Modi and Jinping

Davos/IBNS: To counter nationalism which is often weaponised by several powerful contemporary world leaders, billionaire financier George Soros, who himself was under fire in his homeland Hungary some years ago for allegedly supporting illegal migration, has come up with a unique but potentially controversial plan to make a fund to set up a global network of higher educational institutions.

At Davos, UN chief urges ‘big emitters’ to take climate action

New York/IBNS: The world is “doomed” in the face of climate change unless major industrial nations reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday.

Imran Khan pitches for tourism in Pakistan at Davos

Islamabad/UNI: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, speaking at the World Economic Forum at Davos on Wednesday, made a strong pitch for promoting tourism in his country which hosts the remains of one of the oldest civilizations of the world.

Ahead of talks with Pakistan PM Imran Khan, Donald Trump offers to 'help' on Kashmir issue again

Davos/IBNS: Despite repeated mentions by India that Kashmir is a bilateral issue, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday once again said he was ready to 'help' solve the dispute related to the region between neighbouring India and Pakistan.

World Economic Forum: Imran Khan to meet Donald Trump

Islamabad/IBNS: Pakistan PM Imran Khan, who will attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, will meet US President Donald Trump at the sidelines of the event, officials said.

Davos: UN rights chief stresses leading role of businesses in ending LGBTI discrimination

New York, Jan 27 (JEN): With major companies joining the growing list of early adopters of United Nations standards to promote equality for lesbian, gay, bi, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people, the UN human rights chief on Friday highlighted the private sector's crucial leadership role in ensuring the dignity and equal opportunities of LGBTI employees in the workplace and beyond.

Bring human rights to discussion tables and into decisions at Davos, UN experts urge

New York, Jan 25 (JEN): With world leaders converging in Davos, Switzerland, for the annual World Economic Forum, a group of United Nations human rights experts has called on government and business leaders to use the occasion to decide on concrete actions to bring about positive change.

At Davos forum, UN agency launches report spotlighting benefits of investing in better migration data

New York, Jan 25 (JEN): Investing in value-based migration data that squarely focuses on impact can benefit the world to the tune of $35 billion dollars, according to a new report launched Wednesday in Davos, Switzerland, by the United Nations migration agency.

Davos 2018: Canada PM Trudeau challenges businessmen to hire women employees

Davos, Jan 24 (IBNS): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has challenged all businessmen to hire women employees while he was addressing a gathering at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday.

Pakistani PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will attend World Economic Forum

Islamabad, Jan 24 (IBNS):  Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will participate in the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, from Wednesday on the invitation of the Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Professor Klaus Schwab.

Canada PM Trudeau to address World Economic Forum today

Davos, Jan 23 (IBNS): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday will address a gathering at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday, media reports said.

Justin Trudeau to attend World Economic Forum annual meeting

Toronto, Jan 22 (IBNS): Canadian PM Justin Trudeau will travel to Davos in Switzerland to attend the World Economic Forum annual meeting from Monday.

Donald Trump, Theresa May to meet in Davos

London, Jan 20 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump and UK Prime Minister Theresa May are set to meet at the upcoming World Economic Forum in Davos, media reports said.

US President Donald Trump will attend World Economic Forum in Davos

Davos, Jan 10 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump will attend the World Economic Forum in Davos this month, officials said on Tuesday.

At Davos forum, UN chief Guterres calls businesses ‘best allies’ to curb climate change, poverty

New York, Jan 20 (Just Earth News): Addressing the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday called for a new generation of partnerships with the business community to limit the impact of climate change and to reduce poverty.