Global Agenda Index 2022

Global Agenda Index 2022

SDG Lab Davos 2022

SDG Lab Davos 2022
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Davos, May 28, 2022. WEF didn’t manage to use its multi-stakeholder platform to present solutions to concerns caused by the war in Ukraine. Related issues like food shortages and geopolitical issues have gained visibility without illustrating the “Spirit of Davos” from the past such as in 2002 after 9/11 or during the Greek crisis. Other prominent topics in international news focused on the overall state of the economy and economic outlook, inflation, and monetary policy. The Covid-19 pandemic was not that prominently mentioned and related political and corporate solutions struggled to gain recognition.
2022-05-29
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Ukrainian president Zelenskyy made the most effective use of the global media gathering in Davos even if he only addressed the WEF by video. The controversy over political reactions (e.g., giving Ukrainian territories to Russia vs. fighting to defeat Russia and supporting Ukraine)  were very visible as related statements by George Soros and Henry Kissinger were frequently picked up. Corporate leaders mostly had a lower profile, especially from internet companies. 

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Davos, May 27, 2022. While the German Chancellor Olaf Scholz highlighted the risk of a potential end of Globalization, the participants of this years UNGSII SDG Lab enjoyed the perspectives presented by the Mayors of Brasov and Sarajevo who inspired the audience with their concrete steps to move forward on implementing the SDGs. Both the SDG3 Health Project Fund and the SDG8 Energy Project Fund were presented and should be able to create the first projects in Q3 this year during the Green Cities Conference hosted in Brasov Sep 5-7, one of the largest Cities in Romania.
2022-05-27
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New York, September 10, 2021.
2021-09-10
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Press Release Merkel, Draghi, and Guterres to approach Global Solutions at Summit in Berlin   – Global Solutions Summit will contribute to the “Great Realignment” – Berlin, 21 May. Chancellor Angela Merkel, Prime Minister Mario Draghi, and UN Secretary General António Guterres will discuss solutions for the challenges of G20 members together with 150 experts from politics, economy, science, and civil society. Again, this year VIPs will meet at the Global Solution Summit in Berlin on 27/28 May. The focus will be on practical implementation approaches to strengthen the global health systems, the world economy, education as well as on climate change. The discussion will be held as the follow-up of the G20 Summit in Saudi Arabia (November 2020). One of the targets to be discussed will be to find out concrete examples for applications regarding the 1 Trillion Trees Initiative as well as for Green Growth.
2021-05-21
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November 6, 2020. New York. Record voter turnout should not be a reason to question what we already knew in advance of Election Day. For those reading the Media Tenor U.S. Election Reports since the first debate, it has been clear that Biden would come home with a decisive victory in the popular vote – which he has.
2020-11-06
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