Media Sign-Up Open for World Economic Forum’s Davos Agenda

22 Dec 2020

Yann Zopf, Public Engagement,

· World Economic Forum to hold a virtual meeting on 25-29 January 2021 titled The Davos Agenda

· Meeting aims to rebuild trust and increase global cooperation, which are crucial to implement the bold and innovative solutions needed to drive a robust recovery

· Heads of state and government will address the state of the world in 2021 to audiences in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and North America

· Media sign-up is now open

Geneva, Switzerland, 22 December 2020 Media sign-up is now open for the World Economic Forum’s Davos Agenda, on 25-29 January 2021. The Davos Agenda is a pioneering mobilization of global leaders aimed at rebuilding trust to shape the principles, policies and partnerships needed in 2021.

It will feature a full week of global programming dedicated to helping leaders choose innovative and bold solutions to stem the pandemic and drive a robust recovery over the next year. Heads of state, chief executive officers, civil society leaders, global media and youth leaders from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and North America will actively participate in almost 100 sessions across five themes.

The five programme themes are:

1. Designing cohesive, sustainable, resilient economic systems (25 January)

2. Driving responsible industry transformation and growth (26 January)

3. Enhancing stewardship of our global commons (27 January)

4. Harnessing the technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (28 January)

5. Advancing global and regional cooperation (29 January)

Key sessions include responding to the COVID-19 crisis, implementing stakeholder capitalism, accelerating grassroots innovation, fixing the international trade system, placing gender parity at the heart of the recovery, mobilizing action on climate change, transforming food systems and delivering social justice.

The virtual meeting will build momentum ahead of Forum’s Special Annual Meeting 2021 in Singapore on 25-28 May.

Members of the media who sign up as reporting press will have access to discussions on the world’s pressing issues, webcast sessions, embargoed copies of content insights and announcements. Following sign-up, members of the media will receive meeting-related updates and exclusive interview opportunities by email. A full list of the Forum’s spokespeople can be found here.

If you have any questions, please contact Samuel Werthmuller

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