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Davos 2016 on France 24: debates, analysis, interviews

Latest update : 2016-01-20

From the 20th to 23rd of January, France 24 teams will be in Davos to report and analyze - in English, French and Arabic - all the news emerging from the 46th annual meeting of the world's biggest economic forum.

The three France 24 channels will offer extensive coverage of the event as well as daily interviews with Markus Karlsson and Stephen Carroll (English channel), Stéphanie Antoine (French channel) and Khalid Karaoui (Arabic channel).

Provisional schedule *:

January 19th to 23rd :

Every day, during the Live from Paris rolling news, France 24 reporters will report live with the latest economic news and the latest developments at the Forum.

Regular broadcasts during the news bulletins on the English, French and Arabic channels and notably at 8.15am, 9.15am, 1.15pm and 6.45pm.

Throughout this “Davos Special” week, France 24 will also question the world economic leaders and air numerous interviews as part of its coverage of the event: Carlos Ghosn, Chairman & CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank, Jonas Prising, CEO and Chairman of Manpower, Maurice Levy, CEO of Publicis, among others.

Broadcast schedules to be confirmed.


On January 23rd:

On the English channel, Markus Karlsson will host a special “Davos Debate” entitled “Violent Extremism From Global Threat to Local Solutions” as part of the official sessions of the World Economic Forum.

Guests: Elif Safak, Turkish author, Mohammad Jaafar, Chairman and CEO of KDD and Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury.

Debate organized in Davos on January 22nd at 4:30pm and aired on France 24 English on January 23rd at 12:10am.


On January 21st :

A special edition of People and Profit will be presented from Davos to analyze the major economic concepts discussed during the WEF.

Broadcast at 4.45pm

Two special editions of La Semaine de l'Eco / الأسبوع الاقتصادي (weekly business programmes) in French and Arabic will be produced in Davos. Hosted by Stéphanie Antoine and Khalid Karaoui respectively, experts and specialists will be invited to compare their take on the world's largest economic gathering.

Broadcast in French at 3.15 pm
Broadcast in Arabic at 4.10 pm

*Paris time

About France 24, a France Médias Monde channel
France 24, the international news channel, broadcasts 24/7 to 300 million homes around the world in French, Arabic and English. The three channels have a combined weekly viewership of 45.9 million viewers (measured in 64 of the 180 countries where the channel is broadcast). From its newsroom in Paris, France 24 gives a French perspective on global affairs through a network of 142 correspondent bureaus located in nearly every country. It is available via cable, satellite, DTT, ADSL, on mobile phones, tablets and connected TVs, as well as on YouTube in three languages. Every month, France 24’s new media platforms attract 13.2 million visits, 12.3 million video views (2014 average) – 16.4 million visits and 33 million video views in September 2015 – and 18.2 million followers on social media (September 2015).

Date created : 2016-01-19