China News Agency, Berlin, January 21 (Reporter Peng Dawei) The World Economic Forum announced on the 21st that its 2022 annual meeting will be held in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland from May 22 to 26.
The World Economic Forum said that as the first offline meeting of global leaders since the outbreak of the new crown epidemic, this annual meeting will conduct in-depth discussions on the theme of "working together to rebuild trust".
Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the World Economic Forum is an international organization dedicated to promoting public-private partnerships.
The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (also known as "Winter Davos") is held in Davos, a small town in the Swiss Alps, at the beginning of each year, attracting the participation of important leaders from all walks of life around the world.
Affected by the uncertainty caused by the mutated virus Omicron strain of the new coronavirus, the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, which was originally planned to return to Davos in January this year, was postponed last month.
The World Economic Forum said on the same day that after being interrupted for two years due to the impact of the epidemic, the 2022 annual meeting finally returned to Davos.
The annual meeting prompts world leaders to think about the global situation, build partnerships and formulate policies to prepare for critical times ahead.
It is reported that the topics of the annual meeting include promoting post-pandemic recovery, tackling climate change, improving future employment, accelerating the implementation of stakeholder concepts, and how to leverage the technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
"After a series of online meetings over the past two years, leaders of politics, business and social organizations have finally been able to meet." Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, said on the same day, "We need to build The atmosphere of mutual trust that all parties really need to accelerate collaborative action to tackle challenges together.”
The World Economic Forum said it will continue to maintain close communication with the Swiss government to keep abreast of the public health situation in Switzerland.
As long as all the necessary conditions are met to ensure the health and safety of the participants and the people of the host city, this annual meeting will be held as scheduled.
During the "World Economic Forum 2022 Video Conference" held online from January 17 to 21 this year, a number of heads of state, government and heads of international organizations shared the priorities for implementation to meet the challenges of the year .
Together with leaders from business and social organizations, they discuss global economic prospects, inequality, future health, climate and system resilience.