World Economic Forum(WEF) Davos Meet 2023: The annual meeting of world leaders to discuss various issues of the world at the WEF has started at Davos, Switzerland. In This Article we will know about Theme, Agenda, Significance of World Economic Forum(WEF) Davos Meet 2023.
Where Is Davos? Davos is a small town in the Swiss Alps that attracts some of the world’s wealthiest and most powerful people every year in January when the World Economic Forum meets.
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- The annual meeting of World Economic Forum (WEF) 2023 is being held in Davos, Switzerland, from 16 January to 20 January 2023.
- The event is being hosted by the World Economic Forum in cooperation with the Swiss government and the Canton of Graubünden.
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Brief Intro About WEF
The WEF attracts prominent figures from all walks of life, from politicians and business owners to socialites and celebrities, who gather to discuss some of the world’s most pressing issues.
What is the World Economic Forum?
The World Economic Forum (WEF) is an annual gathering of leaders from business, politics, and academia to discuss the most pressing issues confronting the global economy.
Who Founded WEF?
- The World Economic Forum (WEF) was founded in 1971 by Swiss-German economist and professor Klaus Schwab, who wanted to bring together global leaders to collaborate on social, economic, and political issues.’
- It operates on the mission- ‘Committed to improving the state of the world’.
Who Are The Participants In This Year’s WEF Meet 2023?
- Over 2,700 leaders from 130 countries are invited to this year’s meeting in Davos.
- This year’s meet will see many notable personalities from around the world including German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, European Union President Ursula von der Leyen and many more.
- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that members of his government are also planning to attend the forum and that he has discussed Ukraine’s reconstruction with Fink once the war is over.
Who Will Be Present From India?
- Leaders from India will be present in large numbers as well.
- The meeting is expected to be attended by Union Ministers Ashwini Vaishnav, Mansukh Mandaviya, Smriti Irani, and RK Singh, as well as Chief Ministers Eknath Shinde, BS Bommai, and Yogi Adityanath among many others.
What Is The Theme And Agenda Of This Year’s WEF Davos Summit 2023?
- What Is The Theme?: The theme for this year’s summit is ‘Cooperation for Sustainable Growth and Shared Prosperity’.
- What Is The Agenda?: The following issues will be taken into consideration in this year’s meet:1. Economics of Women’s Health
2. State of the Pandemic
3. Putting health at the Heart of Climate Action
4. Health System: Building through Disruption
5. Better Health with Data
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