World Economic Forum: Opening Session

The opening session of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2009 included introductory remarks from Klaus Schwab, the founder of the… read more

The opening session of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2009 included introductory remarks from Klaus Schwab, the founder of the World Economic Forum, and Swiss President Merz. The opening address was delivered by Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. He stressed the need for international action to resolve the current global economic, financial and energy crisis. Following his remarks, the chief executive officers of Nestle, Renault-Nissan, and Dell joined the Russian prime minister for a panel discussion on Russia’s response to the global economy. 

The theme of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2009 was “Shaping the Post-Crisis World.”

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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World Economic Forum: Opening Session

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Program ID:
283702-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Forum
Location:
Davos, Switzerland
First Aired:
Jan 29, 2009
Last Aired:
Feb 5, 2009

Airing Details

  • Jan 29, 2009 | 4:26am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 29, 2009 | 6:09pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 30, 2009 | 8:33pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 05, 2009 | 12:49pm EST | C-SPAN 3

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