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Sunday, 28 January, 2001, 14:26 GMT
BBC highlights from Davos

The World Economic Forum in Davos is the meeting place for the movers and shakers of the globalised economy. On this page, over the course of the summit, we showcase the best of the BBC News coverage on radio and television.


29th January

What is Singapore's financial future?
What is Singapore's financial future?
The BBC's Nik Gowing talks to Singapore's senior minister, Lee Kuan Yew, about how zero growth in the US will affect Singapore and South-East Asia.

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28th January

Davos valley in Switzerland
Davos valley in Switzerland
BBC World brings a special edition of The World Debate from the World Economic Forum in Davos with in-depth analysis of the business, political, social and economic trends and major initiatives that emerge from the Forum.

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28th January

Former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat
Former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat
Former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat take part in a debate entitled "Peacemaking to Peacebuilding", following the end of the latest round of peace talks between the two sides, in the Egyptian resort of Taba.

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28th January

UN Secretary General Kofi Annan
UN Secretary General Kofi Annan
In a speech to the Davos summit, the UN Secretary General Kofi Annan urges business leaders to consider the effects of globalisation on the world's poor, or risk an anti-capitalist backlash.

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28th January

Bill Gates
Bill Gates
Speaking at the forum in Davos the Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates pledges one hundred million dollars to help develop a preventive Aids vaccine, and challenges international business leaders to follow his lead.

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27th January

Swiss police with teargas launchers near a roadblock in Davos
Swiss police with teargas launchers near a roadblock in Davos
Riot police thwart an attempt by several hundred anti-capitalist demonstrators to disrupt the summit, using water cannon to push the crowd away from the Congress Centre where the meeting is taking place. There are no reports of any arrests.

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26th January

President Fox addresses the World Economic Forum
President Fox addresses the World Economic Forum
Mexico's President Vicente Fox delivers the keynote address in Davos. With 40% of Mexico's population living in poverty, his country faces many challenges.

 Click here to listen to an interview with President Fox


26th January

Barbed wire at site of Davos World Economic Forum
Barbed wire at site of Davos World Economic Forum
A fair share of the benefits of globalisation is demanded by developing countries, as the World Economic Forum gets under way in Davos.

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26th January

Celebrating the opening of the World Social Forum
Celebrating the opening of the World Social Forum
Thousands of opposition activists gather in Brazil to open the first World Social Forum as a rival to Davos.

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25th January

Police prepare for the economic conference in Davos
Police prepare for the economic conference in Davos
Swiss authorities are on high security alert as world leaders gather to discuss the growing divide between richer and poorer nations at the World Economic Forum.

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