Clean energy urged to restrict warming

Jan 23, 2014

Clean energy urged to restrict warming

Leaders gathered in the Swiss ski resort of Davos are pushing for nations to shift to cleaner energy sources as the best way to contain global warming and re-energize the global economy. U.N. climate chief Christiana Figueres, reflecting the top billing that climate change ...

Abe uses Davos forum to warn of China militancy

Jan 23, 2014

Abe uses Davos forum to warn of China militancy

Japan on Wednesday told the world it must stand up to an increasingly assertive China or risk a regional conflict with catastrophic economic consequences. In his speech to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe issued what amounted to an ...

Jan 10, 2014

Abe to deliver keynote speech at Davos forum

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Switzerland from Jan. 21 to 23 to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, where he will speak about Japan’s economic and foreign policies, a senior official said Friday. Abe will make a keynote speech at the opening ...

Oct 1, 2013

WEF ranks Japan 15th in worker development

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Japan ranks 15th among 122 countries in the World Economic Forum’s first Human Capital Index report on countries’ abilities to develop and deploy healthy, educated and able workers, the forum said Tuesday. The report by the forum, known for its annual meeting of leaders ...

Davos hears shot Pakistan student 'inspired children'

Jan 26, 2013

Davos hears shot Pakistan student 'inspired children'

The bravery of shot Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousufzai has inspired children around the world to fight for a better education, key figures in a U.N. campaign said Friday. Hosting a discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos, U.N. special education envoy and former ...

Cameron reaches out to EU in Davos

Jan 25, 2013

Cameron reaches out to EU in Davos

As he came face to face with world leaders for the first time since unveiling plans for an EU referendum, British Prime Minister David Cameron insisted Thursday he is not turning his back on Europe. The global elite who are gathered at the World ...

Managing the Japan-China Row

| Jan 23, 2013

Managing the Japan-China Row

At a time when official Japan-China dialogue has come to a standstill over conflicting territorial claims, the Tokyo Foundation hosted an important Track 2 meeting of foreign policy experts from Japan, China, and the U.S. Held at the Tokyo Foundation on Jan. 14 and ...