Davos Agenda

Why tackling racism and racial injustice must be part of the Decade of Action

Protestors stand with a sign reading "Racism is Our Longest Plague" at the "Get Your Knee Off Our Necks" Commitment March on Washington 2020 at the spot where Rev. Martin Luther King Jr delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech 57 years ago today in Washington, U.S., August 28, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner - RC27NI957G52

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Saadia Zahidi
Managing Director, World Economic Forum
Amy Goldman
Chief Executive Officer and Chair, GHR Foundation
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December 8, 2023

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