Davos 2013: Global Leaders to Beat the Odds at WEF

Bangalore: The World Economic Forum (WEF) will be having its 43rd Annual Meet recently in Davos, Switzerland with 'Resilent Dynamism' being the theme of this year's annual meeting. This meeting will continue till January 27.

While announcing this meeting, Mr. Klaus Schwab (WEF Founder and executive chairman) said that the world is seeing "a new reality of sudden shocks and prolonged global economic malaise, particularly in major economies experiencing economic austerity". He also mentioned, "Future growth in this new context requires dynamism - bold vision and even bolder action. Either attribute - Resilience or Dynamism - alone is insufficient, as leadership in 2013 will require both".

World Economic Forum

WEF is a Swiss non-profit foundation, based in Cologny, Geneva. It is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

Almost 2,500 top business leaders, international political leaders, selected intellectuals and journalists from countries like Denmark, Egypt, Finland, India, Ireland, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Libya, Malaysia, Mauritius, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Palestinian Territories, the Philippines, Qatar, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland and Zimbabwe, among others will be attending this meeting to discuss the most pressing issues facing the world, including health and the environment.

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