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Klaus Schwab (R) , Founder and President of the World Economic Forum, Rabbi Arthur Schneier (2nd from R), Founder and President of Appeal of Conscience, and The Most Reverend George Leonard Carey, Archbishop of Canterbury (L) enlight their candles at Ground Zero during a visit of the religious leaders participating at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in New York Sunday, February 3, 2002

Professor Schwab and religious leaders light candles at ground zero on the occasion of the 2002 Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, held in New York Image: Andy Mettler/Swissimage

Klaus Schwab
Founder, Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum
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