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World Economic Forum (WEF) begins in Davos, Switzerland



World Economic Forum (WEF) begins in Davos, Switzerland: Theme, Details, Agenda, Highlights

The World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meet began on 22nd January 2019 in Davos, Switzerland. 

The World Economic Forum (WEF) will see the participation of World leaders from across the globe at the Swiss Alps for 5 days to discuss the looming global economic crisis, global cooperation challenges, rapid climate change, increasing pollution levels, habitat loss, the fourth wave of globalization, among others.

The theme of the World Economic Forum 2019 is 'Globalisation 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution'. It will be explored over 350 sessions.

Overall, around 3000 participants from 115 economies would be present during the annual meeting. More than 100 CEOs from India are expected to participate in the meet. Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi and filmmaker Karan Johar are also going to be a part of the session. 

World Economic Forum (WEF) 

The World Economic Forum is an international organization for public-private cooperation. The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

WEF is guided by a Board of Trustees, which oversees the Forum’s work in promoting true global citizenship.

Established: 1971 

Company Type: Not-for-profit foundation

Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland

Founder & Executive Chairman: Professor Klaus Schwab.





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