World Economic Forum

PM Mitsotakis Meets With Venezuela's Guaido and President of Iraqi Kurdistan in Davos

Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis expressed his full support for the people of Venezuela on Friday during a meeting in Davos, Switzerland with Juan Guaido, the opposition leader and President of the country's National Assembly. Guaido has been officially recognized...

''We Don't Need Turkish Permission'' PM Mitsotakis Declares on EastMed Pipeline

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, along with most other world leaders this week and he participated in two separate panels there on Thursday. The first was about the so-called "Green New...

World Economic Forum: Greek Competitiveness Drops in 2018, Falls to 57th

Greek economic competitiveness declined in 2018. According to the World Economic Forum's annual report, Greece ranks in 57th place in competitiveness among 140 countries, below Bulgaria (51st) and Romania (52nd). The Global Competitiveness Report 2018-2019 uses the Global Competitiveness Index 4.0...

Greece Slides Further Down in Competitiveness

Greece's ranking in the global competitiveness index of the World Economic Forum slid further down this year, according to the Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018. Based on updated World Economic Forum data, Greece fell to 87th place in the world rankings,...

Greece at the Bottom of Inclusive Development Index Ranking

Greece has ranked last among developed economies, according to the Inclusive Development Index (IDI) compiled by the World Economic Forum (WEF)  and published on Friday. According to the Forum's report (The Inclusive Growth and Development Report 2017), Greece ranked 29th...

The Countries With the Highest Public Debt; Greece in Second Place

The World Economic Forum's latest research, published by the Businnes Insider, showed that among the 17 countries with the highest level of government debt, Greece comes in second place. As the study looks at the financial health and risks...

PM Tsipras: ‘It Might Be the Last Opportunity for Greece. Let’s not Lose it’

The evaluation of Greece’s economic program must be completed as soon as possible because it may be Greece’s last chance, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in an interview with Huffington Post Editor-in-Chief Arianna Huffington on the sidelines of the...

US Plans World Summit on Refugee Crisis

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called on the world's nations Friday to redouble their efforts to solve the crisis posed by unprecedented numbers of war refugees, help victims of other global crises and combat the rising threat of...

Cyprus Problem: Tsipras and Anastasiades Discuss Regional Cooperation in Davos

The Cyprus issue and cooperation between Greece, Cyprus and other countries in the region dominated a meeting between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos...

Eurogroup Chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem Talks from Both Sides of Mouth On Greek Debt and Pension Reform Proposal

Speaking on Bloomberg from Davos, Eurogroup chief and Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem described the Greek government’s pension reform proposal as a serious one, but then went on to say that “the numbers still do not add up,” reaffirming...