Held in Davos, Switzerland, since 1971. World Economic Forum (WEF) starts tomorrow. WEF founder Prof. Dr. In his statement, Klaus Schwab stated that the increasing fragmentation at the global and national level combined with the erosion of trust, explained that this year’s theme of the summit is “Cooperation in a Fragmented World”. Within the scope of the summit, many issues such as climate change, inflation, food security, hunger, terrorism and the Russia-Ukraine War, energy and labor will be discussed in the sessions and conferences. The summit will focus on solutions and public-private cooperation to tackle the problems facing the world.
RUSSIA IS PROHIBITED TO THE TOP
While Turkey does not attend the summit at the official level, it will take place at the summit from the Turkish business world. While Russia was not invited to the summit, those coming from Russia were also banned from entering the summit. Russian citizens working in different countries will be able to attend the summit.
Among the names that will attend the summit, Europe the central bank (ECB) President Christine Lagarde, European Union (EU) Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, EU Parliament (EP) President Roberta Metsola, Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo, Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov, Colombia President Ivan Duque, Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, Greek Prime Minister Kiryakos Mitsotakis, Iraqi President Barham Salih, Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) President Nechirvan Barzani, Israeli President Isaac Herzog, Polish President Andrzej Duda, Emir of Qatar Sheikh Temim bin Hamed Al Sani, South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez.
PROTESTS ARE WAITING
While protests are expected to be organized during the summit, Switzerland For the security of the summit, in addition to the police, 5 thousand soldiers were assigned. Davos Roads and railways passing through the town will be strictly inspected.