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The World Economic Forum


A high-level delegation from the Uttar Pradesh government is set to participate in the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos, Switzerland, scheduled from January 15 to 19.

The World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum (WEF) is an independent, international organization committed to improving the state of the world. Founded in 1971 by German engineer Klaus Schwab, the WEF fosters collaboration between business, political, academic, and other leaders to shape global, regional, and industry agendas.

Annual Meeting in Davos:

The WEF is primarily known for its annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, which brings together thousands of influential figures for discussions on pressing global issues.

Regional Conferences and Initiatives:

The First Movers Coalition: This coalition, launched in 2021, drives clean technology adoption.
The Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation: This alliance, established in 2014, aims to streamline international trade.

Publications of WEF

• The Global Risks Report
• The Future of Jobs Report
• The Global Competitiveness Report
• The Inclusive Growth and Development Report
• The Sustainable Development Report
• The Shaping the Future of Technology Series
• The State of the Connected World
• The Global Talent Competitiveness Index
• The Future of the Global Financial System