Chinese President Xi Jinping Speaks on First Day of Davos 2022 Virtual Event Agenda
The World Economic Forum (WEF) will hold the Davos Agenda virtual event from 17-21 January, during which heads of state and government, CEOs and other leaders will discuss critical challenges facing the world today.
China’s President Xi Jinping is delivering a special address on the first day of the 2022 World Economic Forum's Davos Agenda.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will also address the event on 17 January.
The WEF annual summit, which traditionally takes place in January in Davos, is being held virtually this year, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The event will also feature President of Indonesia Joko Widodo, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Nigerian Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, the World Health Organization’s director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the World Trade Organization’s director-general Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Saudi Arabian Minister of Energy Abdulaziz Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, and International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva.
In January 2021, the World Economic Forum was held virtually for the first time due to the pandemic.
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