At the end of the first full day of the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos, catch up on the most inspiring and insightful quotes.
I ask you to ensure that humanity is served by wealth and not ruled by it.
Pope Francis, in a statement read by Cardinal Turkson in Welcoming Message by the Executive Chairman on Tuesday
Japan must become a place where women shine. By 2020 we will make 30% of leading positions occupied by women.
Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan in The Reshaping of the World: Vision from Japan
By the end of this year, we will have more mobile traffic than PC traffic.
Marissa Mayer, Chief Executive Officer, Yahoo, USA; Davos Co-Chair in The New Digital Context
People always underestimate what Africa can be. By 2050 we will have a united Africa with one common market.
Aliko Dangote, President and Chief Executive Officer, Dangote Group, Nigeria; Davos Co-Chair in Africa’s Next Billion
The question of the right to privacy must be one of the defining issues of our time.
Salil Shetty, Secretary-General, Amnesty International in The Big Brother Problem
Philanthropy can take the risks that others cannot or will not.
Judith Rodin, President, Rockefeller Foundation; Davos Co-Chair
Every member of humanity has the potential to become members of the success story of a creative economy.
Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea in Reshaping the World through Entrepreneurship, Education and Employment
Let us all accept that there is no easy fix for youth unemployment. However, partnerships between the public and private sectors can make a big difference.
Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, President of the Republic of Liberia in Reshaping the World through Entrepreneurship, Education and Employment
India aims to raise manufacturing’s share of GDP from 16% to 25% and create 100 million skilled jobs. This is a must do.
Anand Sharma, Minister of Commerce and Industry of India