Development Community Fights For Attention At World Economic Forum, As World Leaders Focus Elsewhere

Devex: As Davos gathers, the development community struggles for attention
“The World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, marks the beginning of what promises to be a hugely consequential year for global efforts that depend on functional international cooperation. … [W]ith many influential leaders focused elsewhere, the development community faces an uphill battle to ensure enough of the world’s attention — and money — remains fixed on finding and funding solutions for some of the biggest challenges facing the planet…” (Edwards/Cheney, 1/18).