World Economic Forum (WEF) 2022 will take place in the form of face-to-face meetings

World Economic Forum (WEF) 2022 will take place in the form of face-to-face meetings

The World Economic Forum (WEF) will be held in Davos (Switzerland) in early 2022, world leaders and businesses will return to the form of face-to-face meetings.

The logo of the 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) is printed on a window in Davos, Switzerland, January 21, 2020. Photo documentary: Reuters

The live event is scheduled for January 17-21, 2022 with the theme “Working Together, Restore Trust” and is designed to address economic, environmental, political and social issues. society exacerbated by the pandemic. The 2022 Annual Meeting will be the first global leadership event to set the agenda for sustainable recovery. Developing cooperation to tackle climate change, building a better future for work, harnessing Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies… will be key themes in the program. agenda.

Mr. Klaus Schwab, Executive Chairman and Founder of WEF, said: “The pandemic has brought far-reaching changes. In a world of uncertainty and tension, personal dialogue is more important than ever. Leaders have an obligation to work together and rebuild trust, strengthen global cooperation, and work towards bold, sustainable solutions.”

The pandemic has exacerbated rifts across society. This is an important year for leaders to work together to forge the necessary policies and partnerships. The meeting will bring together forward-thinking leaders to foster multi-stakeholder cooperation and address the world’s most pressing economic, political and social challenges.

The health of participants, employees, service providers and hosts are Forum priorities. Therefore, the WEF is working closely with the Swiss authorities, as well as with experts, national and international health organizations to come up with appropriate safety measures for the Ordinary Meeting. year 2022.

Ahead of the 2022 Conference, the WEF will organize the fifth Sustainable Development Impacts Summit from September 20-23, 2021 within the framework of the United Nations General Assembly. The summit will be convened under the theme Shaping Equity, Inclusive, and Sustainable Recovery. It will welcome leaders from government, business and civil society who will work together to drive action and build momentum for a more inclusive and sustainable future.

The COVID-19 pandemic forced organizers last year to move the WEF’s annual meeting to Singapore and then cancel it altogether, raising questions about whether the important event would return to Switzerland. are not.