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Davos 2024: Addressing the North-South Schism

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Global cooperation has been critical for the impressive expansion of well-being and opportunities in the past 70 years. Yet these gains are at risk from the uneven impacts of continuous shocks to trade, climate and health, and geopolitical flashpoints.

How can North-South cooperation be recalibrated to deliver win-win solutions to our most pressing issues rather than exacerbating them?

This is the full audio from a session at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting 2024.


Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda, Office of the President of Rwanda

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director-General, World Trade Organization (WTO)

Martin Wolf, Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator, The Financial Times

Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Office of the Prime Minister of the Netherlands

Gustavo Petro, President of Colombia, Office of the President of Colombia

Bill Gates, Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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