Davos world: Alexander Stubb and Mark Leonard live from the WEF

Mark Leonard and Alexander Stubb give us their take on this year’s World Economic Forum

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This week’s episode comes to you all the way from the snowy peaks of Davos, Switzerland. Mark Leonard is joined by ECFR board member Alexander Stubb – who is director of the school of transnational governance at the European University Institute in Florence and a former prime minister of Finland – to give us their take on this year’s World Economic Forum. What does cooperation in a fragmented world look like? Does the war in Ukraine still top the bill in every WEF session, and how do leaders discuss the energy crisis? Leonard and Stubb share their thoughts on all this and more, including the US Inflation Reduction Act, India’s role in the multipolar world, and Olaf Scholz’s speech.

This podcast was recorded on 18 January 2023.

Further reading

The next globalisation by Mark Leonard


Cover image:
Impressions from the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2023 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, 16 January

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