Davos 2020: Key Takeaways from This Year’s WEF

CPPR, Mon, Jan 27, 2020

Katya Ionova of Business Insider and Damian Douglas of Time share their observations on some of the key takeaways from this year’s event.

Business leaders came together for the World Economic Forum in Davos last week to discuss the global, regional and industry issues affecting us today. World Media Group members Katya Ionova, Creative Director, UK & EMEA at Business Insider and Damian Douglas, Managing Director, EMEA, at Time, share their observations on some of the key takeaways from this year’s event.

Youth Power

Although the average demographic of attendees at Davos is aged 52-54 for men and aged 49 for women, the question of how we can support the younger generation was a critical theme that ran across many areas of discussion. Concerns ranging from the kind of planet we’re passing on, to the lack of funding for the global mental health epidemic that’s affecting the younger generation were high on the agenda. Greta Thunberg wasn’t the only young voice to be heard this year – 10 teenage activists from all over the world were invited along to encourage collaboration between generations. VIEW FULL ARTICLE

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