The World Economic Forum (WEF), which had to give up bringing together political and economic leaders this year in January in Davos (Switzerland) because of the Covid-19, announced Thursday that it intended to return there as early as 2022.
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In a statement, the WEF said that the annual meeting will be held from January 17 to 21 in the famous Swiss ski resort around the theme "
Working together, restoring confidence
The return of
Key leaders from business, government and civil society will meet in person to address the economic, environmental, political and social loopholes exacerbated by the pandemic,
” organizers said.
The WEF pointed out that the pandemic had exacerbated the fractures in society.
The pandemic has brought about profound changes.
In a world full of uncertainties and tensions, people-to-people dialogue is more important than ever,
”said founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, Klaus Schwab, in the statement.
Thousands of people flock to Davos every year at the end of January for the high mass of the world's economic and political decision-makers.
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The WEF indicates that it is working in close collaboration with the Swiss authorities and health organizations in order to put in place, for the annual meeting, appropriate measures adapted to the health context.