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Main Political Speakers As WEF Gets Underway In Davos


Below we highlight some of the main political speakers delivering addresses at the World Economic Forum annual meeting, getting underway in earnest today. Currently, Ukrainian First Lady Olena Zelenska is delivering a special address to the forum. Livestream of sessions:

  • European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen delivers address at 0515ET/1015GMT/1115CET (running behind time due to Zelenska's special address).
  • Vice-Premier of China Liu He delivers address at 0545ET/1045GMT/1145CET.
  • Brazil’s Finance Minister Fernando Haddad and Environment Minister Marina Silva speak at 0700ET/1200GMT/1300CET.
  • Belgian PM Alexander De Croo, German Vice-Chancellor and Economy Minister Robert Habeck, WTO DG Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala speak on trade, growth and investment at 0800ET/1300GMT/1400CET.
  • Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto, and IMF MG Kristalina Georgieva speak on energy security at 0900ET/1400GMT/1500CET.
  • Finnish PM Sanna Marin holds conversation with CNN at 0900ET/1400GMT/1500CET.
  • Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez delivers address at 1000ET/1500GMT/1600CET.

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