The World Economic Forum will host an online Davos Agenda Summit starting from next week on Monday, January 17. The event will be a five-day-long event.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the Davos Agenda Summit hosted by The World Economic Forum on the first of the event, which is on January 17. Various global leaders will join the Davos Agenda summit and share their respective visions for 2022.
The theme of this year’s summit is ‘The State of The World’. While announcing the schedule the WEF said ‘Davos Agenda 2022’ will be the first global platform for key world leaders to share their visions for 2022 and it is being convened on the theme of ‘State of the World’.
The summit will be completely virtual due to the coronavirus pandemic. Leaders of various states and governments along with CEOs will join the virtual summit.
In addition to Modi, the world leaders delivering ‘State of the World’ special addresses will include Japan’s Prime Minister Kishida Fumio, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Indonesian President Joko Widodo, Israeli Prime Minister Neftali Bennett, us treasury secretary Janet l Yellen, and Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, said, “Everyone hopes that in 2022 the COVID-19 pandemic, and the crises that accompanied it, will finally begin to recede. But major global challenges await us, from climate change to rebuilding trust and social cohesion.
“To address them, leaders will need to adopt new models, look long term, renew cooperation and act systemically. The Davos Agenda 2022 is the starting point for the dialogue needed for global cooperation in 2022.
The summit will enable the business leaders, government, international organizations to share their individual outlook over the theme and will also help them to share their plans for the global issues including climate change, social contracts and the COVID-19 vaccination drive.