World Economic Forum News

The World Economic Forum, or WEF, is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. Founded in 1971, the forum is well-known for gathering top businesses, governments and scientists in order to exchange ideas and seek solutions to world’s most important problems. The World Economic Forum is held annually in Davos and brings together more than 2,500 representatives. In 2011, the World Economic Forum launched the Global Shapers Community, a network for successful and ambitious young people to interact with each other and initiate new projects around the world.

News
A government-run token exchange could be on the horizon for the United Arab Emirates
UAE minister of economy: Crypto & tokenization “key” to doubling GDP
Andrew Thurman
2021-04-07T18:53:00+01:00
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Decentralized finance protocols and regulatory agencies need to figure out DeFi regulations to enable the niche crypto market to integrate with real-world finan...
DeFi needs regulatory clarity to interface with ‘real-world’ finance, experts say
Osato Avan-Nomayo
2021-04-07T12:56:00+01:00
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Analysis
A new report from the World Economic Forum shows that the gender gap will take 135.6 years to close due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
WEF report suggests women underrepresented in blockchain, points to solutions
Rachel Wolfson
2021-04-04T11:07:00+01:00
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Experts Answer
Here’s what crypto and blockchain industry experts think about the role of women in the fintech space and global economic development.
Women, decentralization and the world’s economic drive: Experts answer
Max Yakubowski
2021-03-08T19:18:00+00:00
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Sessions devoted to “resetting digital currencies” are scheduled at this week’s Davos Agenda.
Cryptocurrency makes World Economic Forum's Davos Agenda
Sam Bourgi
2021-01-24T22:01:29+00:00
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Analysis
Blockchain can bring transparency and traceability to mining and metal supply chains, although data challenges may hamper successful use cases.
Bringing carbon emissions reporting into the new age via blockchain
Rachel Wolfson
2020-12-29T13:47:14+00:00
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New Year Special
CBDCs are one of the major topics in crypto this year, and the experts that Cointelegraph spoke to have a lot to say about it.
Did CBDCs affect the crypto space in 2020, and what’s next in 2021? Experts answer
Max Yakubowski
2020-12-27T22:17:00+00:00
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The working group sends a strong signal that cryptocurrencies are becoming a permanent fixture in the global financial system.
WEF’s crypto council explores utility beyond ‘price speculation’ in inaugural review
Sam Bourgi
2020-12-17T19:30:00+00:00
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