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What makes our Annual Meeting unique? The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting is the only yearly gathering that brings together leaders of global society. Since , this forum has positionated as an Event that gather the leaders of the buyers have the chance to meet one on one to exchange information and needs. The climate in Nuevo Vallarta is subhumid warm, with an average annual. Around global leaders from business, government, civil society, Pollution and the environment were hot topics at the meeting in India.
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The Transnational Institute describes the World Economic Forum's main purpose as being "to function as a socializing institution for the emerging global eliteglobalization 's "Mafiocracy" of bankersindustrialistsoligarchstechnocrats and politicians.
They promote common ideas, and serve common interests: It concluded that the WEF do not solve issues such as povertyglobal warmingchronic illnessor debt. They have simply shifted the burden for the solution of these problems from governments and business to "responsible consumers subjects: Al Gore is singled out as a prime example.
Gore's speeches deliberately shift focus away from the problems of unregulated markets and corporate activities to one of moral pathologies, individual greed, etc. In doing so he is actually promoting the creation of new markets, and hence perpetuating the same old problems in a new guise.
New markets will follow the same patterns as the old ones because the core problem of corporate governance is never addressed. Ten thousand demonstrators disrupted the World Economic Forum in Melbourneobstructing the path of two hundred delegates to the meeting.
While protesters are still more numerous in large Swiss cities, the protest movement itself has undergone significant change. The Open Forum has been held in the local high school every year, featuring top politicians and business leaders. It is open to all members of the public free of charge.
Instead of a discussion on the world economy with knowledgeable experts alongside key business and political players, the annual meeting of the forum now features the top political topics of the day appearing in media, such as global climate change and AIDS in Africa.
The Public Eye Awards have been held every year since Public Eye Awards is a public competition of the worst corporations in the world. Inmore than 50, people voted for companies that acted irresponsibly. The Public Eye Award will be awarded for the last time in Davos: Public Eyes says Goodbye to Davos, confirmed by Rolf Marugg now Landrats politicianby not directly engaged politicians, and by the police responsible. Davos men supposedly see their identity as a matter of personal choice, not an accident of birth.
There are lots of areas where we can create jobs within existing industries, said Smriti Zubin Irani, India's Minister of Textiles, Information and Broadcasting.
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One of Bollywood's biggest stars opened up about her battle with depression Image: Asked about when she knew she was depressed, Padukone says it started with "a feeling of not being completely there". The actress says she feels "lighter" for having shared her story, and says she set up the Live Love Laugh Foundation to help others do the same.
Padukone also told the audience that the narrative around mental health in India needs to change.
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It's important to treat mental illness in the same way as physical illness, she believes. Professor Doraiswamy, who answered some of your questions concerning mental health and depression on our blog platform, Agenda, says that Padukone talking about her depression is a transformational for mental health in India.
Can India lead on climate change? Pollution and the environment were hot topics at the meeting in India. With about two-thirds of its power still produced from coal, the country's leaders - despite early reluctance to sign up to the Paris Agreement - are keen to play a prominent role in addressing climate change. India also wants to reduce the number of petrol and diesel vehicles on the road.
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Bythe government wants all new cars and trucks to be electric. Is India set up to meet these targets and lead the world in preventing catastrophic climate change?
You can watch our session, Leading on the Paris Agreement, here. A conversation with disability rights activist Malvika Iyer Malvika Iyer, one of the co-chairs of our meeting, is a bilateral amputee and bomb blast survivor who now campaigns for disability rights and gender equality.
Iyer also serves as Member of the Working Group on Youth and Gender Equality at the UN Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development In a Facebook Live interview with us, she spoke about resilience, overcoming personal challenges and the rights of the disabled in a world that often moves too fast to care.
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The session Asia's New Normal was dominated by this question. Despite tensions between the two countries, there was agreement among some of the panellists that there is no need for India to compete with China. Shashi Tharoor, member of parliament in India, said: We have to learn to live with it. Competition is irrelevant — we should be cooperating much more than we are …The elephant and the dragon can dance together.