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Recharging Growth in China

China's growth engines seem to be slowing due to a range of factors, including an ageing population, a slowdown in productivity, and major challenges facing the private sector. Rather than seeking a quick boost, how can a focus on high-quality development strengthen its economic fundamentals, recharge growth and enable it to avoid the middle-income trap in the long term? Speakers: Zhu Min, Vice-Chairman, China Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE) Tian Wei, Host, World Insight with Tian Wei, China Global Television Network (CGTN) Kevin Rudd, Ambassador of Australia to the United States of America; Prime Minister of Australia (2007-2010; 2013) Jin Keyu, Professor of Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science Jia Shaoqian, Chairman, Hisense Group Holdings Co., Ltd. Belen Garijo, Chair of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer, Merck KGaA This is the full audio from a session at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos on 17 January, 2024.

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Recharging Growth in China

 • 51 minutes

China's growth engines seem to be slowing due to a range of factors, including an ageing population, a slowdown in productivity, and major challenges facing the private sector. Rather than seeking a quick boost, how can a focus on high-quality development strengthen its economic fundamentals, recharge growth and enable it to avoid the middle-income trap in the long term? Speakers: Zhu Min, Vice-Chairman, China Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE) Tian Wei, Host, World Insight with Tian Wei, China Global Television Network (CGTN) Kevin Rudd, Ambassador of Australia to the United States of America; Prime Minister of Australia (2007-2010; 2013) Jin Keyu, Professor of Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science Jia Shaoqian, Chairman, Hisense Group Holdings Co., Ltd. Belen Garijo, Chair of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer, Merck KGaA This is the full audio from a session at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos on 17 January, 2024.

 • 51 minutes

China's growth engines seem to be slowing due to a range of factors, including an ageing population, a slowdown in productivity, and major challenges facing the private sector. Rather than seeking a quick boost, how can a focus on high-quality development strengthen its economic fundamentals, recharge growth and enable it to avoid the middle-income trap in the long term? Speakers: Zhu Min, Vice-Chairman, China Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE) Tian Wei, Host, World Insight with Tian Wei, China Global Television Network (CGTN) Kevin Rudd, Ambassador of Australia to the United States of America; Prime Minister of Australia (2007-2010; 2013) Jin Keyu, Professor of Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science Jia Shaoqian, Chairman, Hisense Group Holdings Co., Ltd. Belen Garijo, Chair of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer, Merck KGaA This is the full audio from a session at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos on 17 January, 2024.

Global Gender Gap Report 2024

 • 28 minutes

The Global Gender Gap Index annually benchmarks the current state and evolution of gender parity across four key dimensions (Economic Participation and Opportunity, Educational Attainment, Health and Survival, and Political Empowerment). It is the longest-standing index tracking the progress of numerous countries’ efforts towards closing these gaps over time since its inception in 2006. This is the full audio of a video briefing to explore the current state of global gender parity. Featuring insights from the Global Gender Gap Report 2024, this discussion examines the progress and challenges in closing the gender gap worldwide. Learn about impactful strategies and innovative approaches from top-performing countries and examine the roles of government and business leaders in fostering inclusive economic and societal growth.

 • 28 minutes

The Global Gender Gap Index annually benchmarks the current state and evolution of gender parity across four key dimensions (Economic Participation and Opportunity, Educational Attainment, Health and Survival, and Political Empowerment). It is the longest-standing index tracking the progress of numerous countries’ efforts towards closing these gaps over time since its inception in 2006. This is the full audio of a video briefing to explore the current state of global gender parity. Featuring insights from the Global Gender Gap Report 2024, this discussion examines the progress and challenges in closing the gender gap worldwide. Learn about impactful strategies and innovative approaches from top-performing countries and examine the roles of government and business leaders in fostering inclusive economic and societal growth.

Davos 2024: Net Zero Industries

 • 45 minutes

The manufacturing sector, which accounts for one-fifth of global carbon emissions and over half of the world's energy usage, is taking centre stage in the global race to net zero. Yet despite a raft of commitments and first steps, around 50% of companies are off track in achieving their targets. How can manufacturers leverage new innovations and technologies to successfully negotiate the green transition while maintaining growth? This is the full audio from a session at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting 2024 on January 17, 2024. Speakers: Martin Lundstedt, President and Chief Executive Officer, Volvo Group Juliet Mann, TV Host, China Global Television Network (CGTN) Holger Klein, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, ZF Friedrichshafen AG Gwenaelle Avice Huet, Executive Vice-President, Europe Operations, Schneider Electric SE Brand Cheng, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Foxconn Industrial Internet

 • 45 minutes

The manufacturing sector, which accounts for one-fifth of global carbon emissions and over half of the world's energy usage, is taking centre stage in the global race to net zero. Yet despite a raft of commitments and first steps, around 50% of companies are off track in achieving their targets. How can manufacturers leverage new innovations and technologies to successfully negotiate the green transition while maintaining growth? This is the full audio from a session at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting 2024 on January 17, 2024. Speakers: Martin Lundstedt, President and Chief Executive Officer, Volvo Group Juliet Mann, TV Host, China Global Television Network (CGTN) Holger Klein, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, ZF Friedrichshafen AG Gwenaelle Avice Huet, Executive Vice-President, Europe Operations, Schneider Electric SE Brand Cheng, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Foxconn Industrial Internet

Davos 2024: Being Honest about Governance

 • 46 minutes

While various regulations are being put in place across the globe to address governance challenges, economic instability and conflict are exacerbating corruption. How can we unlock good governance to ensure sustainable transformation and economic growth in challenging times? This is the full audio from a session at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos on 18 January, 2024. Watch it here: https://www.weforum.org/events/world-economic-forum-annual-meeting-2024/sessions/being-honest-about-poor-governance/ Speakers: Zeina Soufan, Senior Anchor, Asharq News Tom Palmer, President and Chief Executive Officer, Newmont Corporation Philip Isdor Mpango ,Vice-President of Tanzania, Office of the Vice-President of Tanzania Peter Maurer, President of the Board, Basel Institute on Governance Helen E. Clark, Chair, Lancet Countdown High-Level Advisory Board on Health and Climate Change

 • 46 minutes

While various regulations are being put in place across the globe to address governance challenges, economic instability and conflict are exacerbating corruption. How can we unlock good governance to ensure sustainable transformation and economic growth in challenging times? This is the full audio from a session at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos on 18 January, 2024. Watch it here: https://www.weforum.org/events/world-economic-forum-annual-meeting-2024/sessions/being-honest-about-poor-governance/ Speakers: Zeina Soufan, Senior Anchor, Asharq News Tom Palmer, President and Chief Executive Officer, Newmont Corporation Philip Isdor Mpango ,Vice-President of Tanzania, Office of the Vice-President of Tanzania Peter Maurer, President of the Board, Basel Institute on Governance Helen E. Clark, Chair, Lancet Countdown High-Level Advisory Board on Health and Climate Change

Special Meeting 2024: Is Education Ready for AI?

 • 44 minutes

With the education industry at a pivotal point of transformation driven by AI and innovative teaching methodologies, new education hotspots are emerging to address the growing and diversified education needs of the global economy. How can governments and businesses future-proof their education systems and leverage AI and other technologies? This is the full audio from a session at the Special Meeting on Global Collaboration, Growth and Energy for Development in Riyadh on 28 April, 2024. Speakers: Rudayna Abdo, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Thaki Mina Al-Oraibi, Editor-in-Chief, The National Laura Frigenti, Chief Executive Officer, Global Partnership for Education Jack Azagury, Group Chief Executive, Strategy and Consulting, Accenture Gaspard Twagirayezu, Minister of Education, Rwanda Deemah Al Yahya, Secretary-General, Digital Cooperation Organization (DCO)

 • 44 minutes

With the education industry at a pivotal point of transformation driven by AI and innovative teaching methodologies, new education hotspots are emerging to address the growing and diversified education needs of the global economy. How can governments and businesses future-proof their education systems and leverage AI and other technologies? This is the full audio from a session at the Special Meeting on Global Collaboration, Growth and Energy for Development in Riyadh on 28 April, 2024. Speakers: Rudayna Abdo, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Thaki Mina Al-Oraibi, Editor-in-Chief, The National Laura Frigenti, Chief Executive Officer, Global Partnership for Education Jack Azagury, Group Chief Executive, Strategy and Consulting, Accenture Gaspard Twagirayezu, Minister of Education, Rwanda Deemah Al Yahya, Secretary-General, Digital Cooperation Organization (DCO)

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