A man stacks chairs on Friday during the clean-up in the congress hall after the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Photo: AP
A man stacks chairs on Friday during the clean-up in the congress hall after the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Photo: AP
Switzerland

As Davos wraps up, what was gained from the glitzy event?

  • Annual gathering in the Swiss Alps drew notables such as Ukraine’s first lady, activist Greta Thunberg, actor Idris Elba and hundreds of global decision-makers
  • Meeting draws criticism as a hub of power-mongers and money-grubbers seeking to rule the world – it costs upwards of US$1 million a year to belong to the forum

A man stacks chairs on Friday during the clean-up in the congress hall after the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Photo: AP
A man stacks chairs on Friday during the clean-up in the congress hall after the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Photo: AP
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