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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.

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.

Boris Johnson bans UK ministers from visiting world Economic Forum in Davos: reports

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has banned ministers from attending the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos slated for January as the government plans to focus on national priority issues, media reported, citing a Downing Street source.

UN chief reaffirms commitment to untying ‘Gordian knot’ of Middle East conflict and instability

New York City, Apr 7 (IBNS): Underlining the “enormous” opportunities for sustainable development and investment in the Middle East, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has reaffirmed the Organization’s deep engagement in a “surge of diplomacy for peace,” to “untie the Gordian knot of conflict and instability".

Guterres in Davos: ‘Dysfunctional’ response to common problems, shows need for effective multilateralism

New York, Jan 25 (IBNS): The world’s problems are “more and more integrated” but the response to them is increasingly “fragmented” and “dysfunctional”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday, in an appeal for governments and other partners to respond to people’s grievances and recommit to international cooperation.

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.

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.

World Economic Forum, South African Government launch push to bridge digital divide

Durban, May 3 (IBNS): The World Economic Forum, in partnership with the Government of South Africa, will this week announce the launch of a new platform project called South Africa Internet for All, which aims to bring millions of South Africans, including those in rural areas, onto the internet for the first time through new models of public-private collaboration.