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Live now — Davos Day 2

Thursday’s highlights:

Coming up on Friday:

19:03 UTC

End of day 2

That’s the end of day 2 here at Davos. You can see all of the highlights above, and watch sessions again in the video player. And there’s always more to read on Agenda. Join us again first thing on Friday morning for day 3.

18:44 UTC

The 21st-Century Dream

will.i.am: “Who would have thought that a person from the projects would go around the world singing music, and risk all that money to start a consumer electronics company so I could show the kids in my neighbourhood that they should dream to be Steve Jobs, not just Stevie Wonder.”

18:20 UTC

The New Climate and Development Imperative

17:08 UTC

The 21st-Century Dream

This session is just starting now, you can watch it in the video player above.

16:59 UTC

The 21st-Century Dream

As the panel – including musician will.i.am – prepares to discuss what’s inspiring the world’s young generations, read our explainer: What do young people value?

16:51 UTC

The New Climate and Development Imperative

And this session is also just starting – watch in the video player above.

16:49 UTC


16:41 UTC

The New Climate and Development Imperative

This session will be exploring the next steps for working towards the climate and development targets set last year with the Paris agreement and Global Goals.

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim is on the panel – read his article 5 next steps after the Paris Agreement.

Our explainer also provides some useful background: Climate change: can we go from words to action?

And here the World Economic Forum’s experts explore the Global Goals for Sustainable Development: How can the development goals be achieved?

16:21 UTC

Forum Debate: Fossil Fuel Futures

So what does the panel think is the future of fossil fuels?

Forum Debate: Fossil Fuel Futures

Here’s some useful background for the debate – a breakdown of global energy use by source since 1965:

Source: Vox

15:48 UTC

Forum Debate: Fossil Fuel Futures

You can join in the debate by voting in our poll: wef.ch/ask

15:46 UTC

Forum Debate: Fossil Fuel Futures

The debate is just starting now – watch it in the video player above.

15:25 UTC

Special Session with Li Yuanchao

Li Yuanchao, Vice President of China, is speaking about the rebalancing of the Chinese economy at a special Davos session (available in the video player above):

Popular participant

Hubo the robot continues to draw the crowds here at Davos. In case you weren’t aware, he’s a walking robot developed at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology to help with disaster recovery.

There’s more on the latest developments in artificial intelligence in our session: The State of Artificial Intelligence.

14:09 UTC

Special Conversation with Benjamin Netanyahu

Some of the key quotes from the session with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

What If: Robots Go to War?

This discussion is now underway – join in by watching in the video player and following our live tweets @Davos on Twitter.

And take our poll to give your opinion.

13:46 UTC

Special Conversation with Benjamin Netanyahu

Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, is speaking to Fareed Zakaria – you can watch in the video player above.

13:29 UTC
Source: U.S Department of State
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