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Davos: Behind the scenes

Updated 2:29 PM ET, Fri January 24, 2014
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Nina dos Santos meets Goldie Hawn. Jonathan Hawkins/CNN
Richard Quest's selfie challenge continues. This time, it's Boris Johnson, the mayor of London. Jonathan Hawkins/CNN
Go behind the scenes of CNN Davos coverage. Here is Nina dos Santos getting ready to go on air at Davos. Jonathan Hawkin/CNN
Irene Chapple, CNN digital producer, is working on her story in CNN's makeshift Davos bureau. Jonathan Hawkins/CNN
Richard Quest meets Ban Ki Moon, the Secretary-General of the U.N. Jonathan Hawkins/CNN
Backstage at Fareed Zakaria's interview with the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani -- CNN's translator is hard at work. Jonathan Hawkins/CNN
CNN's Richard Quest is anchoring coverage out of Davos. He is fronting Quest Means Business at 1600ET from CNN's live position in the town's congress center. Jonathan Hawkins/CNN
The traditional World Economic Forum snowman stands guard outside CNN's live position. CNN
CNN's Isa Soares is in Davos, filming Marketplace Europe. This week, she looks at the science of surveys. Why so many? CNN
John Defterios putting the final touches to his Global Exchange show in CNN's makeshift Davos bureau. Jonathan Hawkins/CNN
The World Economic Forum is setting up in the Swiss town of Davos, ready to open for the onslaught of world leaders and power players on January 22. Jonathan Hawkins/CNN
TV crews working upstairs at the Davos media centre. Behind the scenes Eurovision's technical support team at the Davos media centre. Jonathan Hawkins/CNN
Richard Quest manages to snap a selfie with cardinal Turkson, as he brought a message from Pope to Davos. CNN
There are many things to enjoy in Davos. Richard Quest managed to escape the forum, enjoying the fresh Swiss air. CNN
CNNMoney business reporter Alanna Petroff hard at work in the CNN makeshift bureau. Jonathan Hawkins/CNN
Refreshments areas -- which one are you able to access depends strictly on the color of your pass. CNN
A Tesla Model S demonstrator turns heads driving around Davos. Jonathan Hawkins/CNN
Richard Quest taking a quiet moment before going on air at Davos. Jonathan Hawkin/CNN
Nina dos Santos finding that space is at a premium in CNN's Davos workspace. Jonathan Hawkins/CNN
Quest talks to crew as he prepares for his first live broadcast from Davos, where the World Economic Forum is being held. Jonathan Hawkins/CNN
Nina Dos Santos poses for a photo with Nick Clegg, the UK deputy Prime Minister. Jonathan Hawkins/CNN
In Davos, to opportunities to meet the powerful and famous are endless. Here, CNN's Richard Quests takes a selfie with Queen Mathilde of Belgium. Richard Quest/CNN
CNN's Nina Dos Santos is getting ready for her live shot in Davos.
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Richard Edelman chats to Richard Quest ahead of his interview on CNN's World Business Today at Davos." Jonathan Hawkin/CNN
Security is key in Davos, with more than 40 heads of state attending. Pictured here is a Swiss special police sniper on the roof of the Congress Center. AP Photo/Keystone,Laurent Gilliero
Team CNN is down to t-shirts in Davos on Wednesday, putting up makeshift sunshades in the mountains. CNN
CNN is setting up in its workspace -- which is usually used as a spa. CNN is broadcasting from Davos between January 20 and January 25. Jonathan Hawkins/CNN
CNN live broadcast from Davos, where the World Economic Forum is being held. Jonathan Hawkins/CNN
CNN live broadcast from Davos, where the World Economic Forum is being held. Jonathan Hawkins/CNN
The traditional World Economic Forum snowman stands guard outside CNN's live position. Jonathan Hawkins/CNN
Flowers are prepared for display at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on January 19, 2014. The meeting of world leaders opens on January 22. Jonathan Hawkins/CNN
The World Economic Forum is held in the Davos Congress Centre every January. It costs around $20,000 to be accredited. Jonathan Hawkins/CNN
The World Economic Forum still being set up on Sunday, January 19,but by Monday January 20 security is tight and no-one can get in without badges. Jonathan Hawkins/CNN
Goldie Hawnis interviewed by CNN's Nina Dos Santos. Jonathan Hawkins/CNN
Working on a story at CNN's makeshift bureau. CNN
Richard Quest outside CNN's live position in Davos. CNN