From Chinese President Xi Jinping to Shakira, here are some of the best photos from the first day of Davos 2017.

Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China in Davos, January 17, 2017.
Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China, delivers a speech to Davos participants
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Naomi Oreskes, Professor of the History of Science, Harvard University
Naomi Oreskes, Professor of the History of Science, Harvard University, speaks during the session, Climate Crisis: The Big Picture
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Impressions from the Annual Meeting 2017 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, January 17, 2017
The exterior of the Congress Centre in Davos
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Impressions from the Annual Meeting 2017 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, January 17, 2017
An exterior shot near the Congress Centre in Davos
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 Shakira Mebarak, UNICEF Global Ambassador; Founder, Pies Descalzos Foundation, Colombia speaking at the Annual Meeting 2017 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, January 17, 2017 Copyright by World Economic Forum / Jakob Polacsek
Shakira, UNICEF Global Ambassador, speaks during a session in Davos
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 Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor, CNBC-TV18, India, Matt Damon, Co-Founder, Water.org, USA and Gary White, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Water.org, USA at the Annual Meeting 2017 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, January 17, 2017 Copyright by World Economic Forum/Jakob Polacsek
Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor, CNBC-TV18, Matt Damon, Co-Founder, Water.org, and Gary White, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Water.org, speak in a session
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Impressions from the Annual Meeting 2017 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, January 17, 2017 Copyright by World Economic Forum / Ciaran McCrickard
A guide dog rests during a session at the Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos
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 Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum introduces John F. Kerry, US Secretary of State at the Annual Meeting 2017 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, January 17, 2017
Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, introduces John F. Kerry, US Secretary of State
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 Joseph E. Stiglitz, Professor, School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University, USA speaking at the Annual Meeting 2017 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, January 17, 2017 Copyright by World Economic Forum/Boris Baldinger
Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz speaks during the session, Ending Corruption
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Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, Coordinator, Association for Indigenous Women and Peoples of Chad (AFPAT), Chad at the Annual Meeting 2017 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, January 17, 2017 Copyright by World Economic Forum / Jakob Polacsek
Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, Coordinator, Association for Indigenous Women and Peoples of Chad (AFPAT), takes part in a session
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 Impressions from the Annual Meeting 2017 in Davos in Davos, January 17, 2017. Copyright by World Economic Forum / Valeriano Di Domenico.
A participant tries out VR in the Congress Centre
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Impressions at the Annual Meeting 2017 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, January 17, 2017 Copyright by World Economic Forum / Mattias Nutt
A participant sits underneath John Grade’s artwork, Middle Fork, in the Congress Centre in Davos
Image: World Economic Forum/Mattias Nutt