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Online Media Accreditation Now Open for Summit on the Global Agenda 2013

Rim El Habibi, Senior Media Associate, Tel.: +41 (0)22 869 3639; e-mail:


Geneva, Switzerland, 13 August 2013 – The World Economic Forum has opened media accreditation for the fifth Summit on the Global Agenda, which will take place at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on 18-20 November 2013.

The Summit on the Global Agenda is the world’s largest brainstorming, this year bringing together over 900 of  the most relevant experts in the World Economic Forum’s Network of Global Agenda Councils to provide comprehensive insight and recommendations on some of the most pressing global challenges.

Comprised of more than 80 groups of experts from academia, business, civil society, international organizations and government, the Councils advance knowledge and collaboratively explore important issues shaping the global, industry and regional agendas.

If you would like to cover the Summit, please submit your accreditation request online to The deadline for media accreditation is Thursday 31 October. Applications received after this deadline will not be accepted and no accreditation will be considered on site. All requests will be subject to confirmation by the World Economic Forum.

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