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Davos 2024 Day 3: What to expect

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Here's what to expect from today at Davos 2024.

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Gayle Markovitz
Acting Head, Written and Audio Content, World Economic Forum Geneva
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  • The World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting takes place in Davos from 15-19 January 2024.
  • Here's a snapshot of everything you need to know about Day 3 of Davos 2024.

Welcome to the third day of the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos. Each morning we'll bring you a rundown of what to expect, the sessions you might want to keep an eye on, any essential pre-reading and things that are good to know.

Agenda

How to follow the Annual Meeting 2024

Things you might have missed

We heard from global leaders yesterday on issues from the war in Ukraine, tensions in the Middle East, monetary policy in 2024, jobs, equitable economic growth, energy demand, artificial intelligence, and the need to find common ground.

You can read more highlights from yesterday in our round-up below, rewatch sessions on the website, or check out our coverage across social media.

Meanwhile, there's been plenty of other initiatives and announcements at Davos:

Qatar and Viet Nam join the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network

The World Economic Forum has signed a collaboration agreement with the State of Qatar to establish a Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (C4IR) in Qatar.

A Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution will also be established in Viet Nam.

Leading organizations announce new investments to support world's most vulnerable

The World Economic Forum’s Humanitarian and Resilience Investing (HRI) Initiative announced more than 50 commitments, from over 40 partners, to boost impact investment in frontier markets.

Global Government Technology Centre established in Berlin

The World Economic Forum and GovTech Campus Deutschland have announced the establishment of the Global Government Technology Centre Berlin.

Commitments for breakthrough industrial decarbonization technologies

The First Movers Coalition (FMC) has reached 96 members, with more than 120 commitments to purchase near-zero emission goods and services by 2030.

Sessions to watch

All times are GMT+1

Launches and things to look out for on Day 3 of Davos 2024

Future of Growth

A new World Economic Forum report released today calls for a new approach to economic growth and presents a new framework that views GDP alongside quality of growth.

The approach calls for a balance between long-term sustainability and equity with efficiency, looking at speed and quality together.

This report will be live here today.

Closing the Gap In Women's Health: A $1 Trillion Opportunity to Improve Lives and Economies

While longer life expectancies for men and women have been a societal success story, this is not the full picture. Despite living longer than men, women spend 25% more of their lives in poor health. Health burdens have a heavy impact on women’s lives, with ripple effects for broader society. To address these issues, the World Economic Forum and the McKinsey Health Institute have released a new insight report as part of the Forum's Women’s Health Initiative.

This report will be live here today.

Making a difference

2.6 billion people still don't use the internet, but the Forum's EDISON Alliance partners have improved the lives of 784 million people through 320 digital inclusion initiatives across 127 countries.

Find our more about the EDISON Alliance and read the Edison Alliance Impact Report here.

Less than 2% of global philanthropic giving was directed towards climate change in 2022. A new global effort seeks to change that.

Podcasts from the mountain

We're podcasting all week from Davos:

Check out this Radio Davos episode about the Global Risks Report and the big issues leaders will be grappling with at the Annual Meeting.

Meet the Leader, the interview show about leaders and leadership has this curtain-raiser: Lessons from Davos Leaders ahead of Annual Meeting 2024

And keep an eye on Agenda Dialogues where you can catch the audio from some of the biggest and best sessions from Davos 2024, including yesterday's High Rate Reality.

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Some reading and watching for Davos 2024 this morning

In the last couple of weeks, we've published a range articles and reports. Here's a snapshot, but you can see everything on our Davos Agenda collection page and our publications page. And watch our featured videos here.

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Things you might have missedSessions to watchLaunches and things to look out for on Day 3 of Davos 2024Making a differencePodcasts from the mountainSome reading and watching for Davos 2024 this morning

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