How do we solve the world’s biggest challenges? From climate change to inequality; the rise of big tech and rapid changes in how we live and work. Radio Davos talks to the people who have the ideas, the passion and the power to make change happen in a way that benefits all of us.
Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales’ advice to young entrepreneurs: to succeed - 'get comfortable with failure'
Thursday 06 May 2021
: The co-founder of Wikipedia - the world’s fifth most popular website - had a Q&A with entrepreneurs from the World Economic Forum’s...
Leadership - meet ‘Meet the Leader’
Wednesday 28 April 2021
: If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to lead a huge company, Linda Lacina has the answers. In her podcast, Meet the Leader, she chats...
The global energy transition
Tuesday 20 April 2021
: For 10 years the World Economic Forum has tracked the world’s progress on getting better, cleaner energy for all. We look at the latest...
The joy - and fear of - tech: some of the best bits from the Global Technology Governance Summit 2021
Tuesday 13 April 2021
: Axios Chief Technology Correspondent Ina Fried joins Robin Pomeroy for a look at some of the best moments of GTGS, featuring the CEOs of...
Global Technology Governance Summit
Thursday 01 April 2021
: Nikkei journalist Hiroyuki Nishimura joins Robin Pomeroy for a look at the World Economic Forum’s tech summit, hosted by Japan - an event...
How COVID deepened gender inequality
Tuesday 30 March 2021
: The World Economic Forum’s Gender Gap Report 2021 gives a worrying indication of the impact that the COVID pandemic has has on gender...
World Water Day with Matt Damon and Gary White
Monday 22 March 2021
: Hollywood star Matt Damon is a leading figure in efforts to get clean water and sanitation to the poorest people in the world. Damon and...
UpLink: The Eureka Moment
Friday 12 March 2021
: How do you turn that great idea for making the world a better place into reality? We hear from four innovators who are working with the...
Friday 12 March 2021
: As the world starts to move out of lockdown, we are relaunching World Vs Virus under a new name: Radio Davos. As well as the pandemic,...
How can we vaccinate the world?
Friday 12 February 2021
: As rich nations rush to secure millions of doses, how will poorer countries fare? We hear from the head of COVAX, the global initiative to...
All at sea - the countless ship workers stranded by COVID
Friday 08 January 2021
: Seafarers are among the forgotten victims of the pandemic - thousands have been stranded at sea for months as ports around the world refuse...
The year that COVID built: a look back on 2020
Wednesday 23 December 2020
: 2020 was the year of coronavirus, but also the year of Donald Trump, of Black Lives Matter and of Brexit. CNN correspondent Eleni Giokos...
Seeking a cure for the infodemic
Thursday 26 November 2020
: Misinformation about COVID-19 has spread as fast as the virus itself. So is there a cure? UN communications chief Melissa Fleming and...
Did COVID kill our cities?
Thursday 12 November 2020
: COVID caused people to snub or even flee cities and the New York Post even suggested “NYC is dead forever”. Two experts tell World Vs...
Lockdown’s back - psychologist Adam Grant has tips on how to cope
Thursday 05 November 2020
: As much of Europe returns to lockdown, we listen again to author, podcaster and psychologist Adam Grant on how to survive - and even thrive....
Economist Nariman Behravesh on the havoc caused by COVID-19
Thursday 01 October 2020
: Nariman Behravesh, IHS Markit Chief Economist, says the worst may be behind us, but the economic crisis caused by the pandemic will be with...
Antivaxxers vs vaccines
Thursday 17 September 2020
: False rumours and conspiracy theories pose a real threat to the rollout of a COVID-19 vaccine. Professors Paul Offit and Heidi Larson tell...
World Vs Virus: Coming Soon
Wednesday 09 September 2020
: News of upcoming episodes of World Vs Virus in which we look at a global effort to counter anti-vax myths and find out how the characters...
Thursday 16 July 2020
: World Vs Virus is taking a short summer break. We'll see you again next month. If you think you're going to miss us, don't forget to...
Thursday 09 July 2020
: A look back on the pandemic to date, featuring interviews with, among others, Gita Gopinath and David Miliband. What have we learned and...
Nico Rosberg: driving towards a cleaner post-COVID world
Thursday 02 July 2020
: The world champion racing driver-turned green investor tells us how the pandemic should be an opportunity to accelerate zero-emissions...
Dr Maria Neria, Director of the Public Health, Environment and Social Determinants of Health Department of the World Health Organisation
Pollution and the pandemic - why poor air quality made things worse
Thursday 25 June 2020
: Mounting evidence suggests people who live with polluted air are more likely to catch and die from COVID-19. WHO’s Dr Maria Neira tells us...
Race, racism and COVID-19 with Devi Sridhar
Thursday 18 June 2020
: Why are people of colour more likely to catch and die from COVID-19? Devi Sridhar, Professor of Global Public Health at the University of...
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Special Envoy to Mobilise International Economic Support for Continental Fight Against COVID-19
Tuesday 16 June 2020
: Max Hall speaks to Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala about issues facing Africa during the COVID-19 outbreak.