Hard on the heels of our previous post about political globe-trotting, let the record show Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is expected to visit the World Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland, at the end of the month.
She’s a tyro in global economics, sure, but the conference should be worthwhile for her, particularly given its focus this year on aspects of globalisation and their consequences. Moreover, she will move among the major global economic and foreign policy players, including (probably) President Donald Trump.
Her attendance would also reinforce her policy platform against some of the less global trade-minded and economically illiterate members of the Coalition government. Continue reading “Globalisation focus at Davos (among other things) should lure Ardern to Europe”