This year marks the 50th anniversary of the World Economic Forum, popularly known as the Davos Forum. The event kicks off on January 21 in the Swiss district of Davos-Klosters. For half a century, this forum has brought together politicians, businesspeople, and representatives from social and cultural organizations in order to find solutions for the world’s problems. 2020 sees the launch of a new ‘Davos Manifesto’ with the single objective of building a more sustainable, inclusive world.
BBVA’s executive director, José Manuel González-Páramo, believes that the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the European Union and the United States that is currently being negotiated “is a unique opportunity to strengthen even further relationships between Europe and the United States.