Yesterday, Thursday, the World Economic Forum announced its intention to return to the Davos resort in Switzerland to hold its next conference, which brings together an elite group of political and business personalities, following the cancellation of the 2021 conference due to the Covid-19 epidemic.
The forum stated in a statement that its annual gathering will return to the luxury ski resort in the Swiss Alps with the slogan “Let’s work together to restore trust”, two years after it was last held there.
The statement added that the conference, scheduled for January 17-21, will be “the first global leadership event that sets the agenda for sustainable recovery.”
The decision to return to hold the conference in the presence of his guests in person arrives after a difficult year that saw a small virtual meeting last January and a repeated postponement of the actual conference before it was completely canceled.
The World Economic Forum stressed the importance of bringing together world leaders to discuss the via to follow in order to recover from the consequences of the COVID-19 crisis.
“The pandemic has brought significant changes. In a world filled with uncertainty and tension, personal dialogue is more important than ever,” Forum founder and CEO Klaus Schwab said in the statement.
Noting the “exacerbation of divisions within societies” of COVID-19, organizers insisted that leaders meet face-to-face to create partnerships and develop policies.
As the outbreak continues to spread, they say “the safety of participants, staff, service providers and guests is a priority” for them and that they are working closely with Swiss authorities and national and international health organizations. to allow in act “appropriate” measures.
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