It’s the variety, stupid: five Davos debates you might have missed

Bubbling under the headlines last week were a number of important talking points

 Quantitative easing wasn’t the only item on the agenda in Davos. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Quantitative easing wasn’t the only item on the agenda in Davos. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

 

While the ECB’s announcement of a quantitative easing programme dominated events in Davos last week, a range of other issues were quietly under discussion at the Swiss resort. Here are some topics you may have missed:

FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM

TECH COMPANIES

GoogleFacebookMicrosoftEric Schmidt

CLIMATE CHANGE

Mary RobinsonRichard Branson

UKRAINE

Sigmar Gabriel

EU-US TRADE DEAL

The Taoiseach echoed the views of his Finnish and Dutch counterparts by arguing that the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) was one of Europe’s last chances to set the standards of world trade.