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    This Monday, the Davos summit convenes online for the first time in its 50-year history in a bid to reshape the global economy in the wake of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

    Sputnik goes live from Davos, Switzerland where international leaders will be tuning in to discuss various responses to the COVID-19 pandemic during the first day of the forum on Monday.

    Director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Anthony S Fauci and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis are among the speakers.

    Monday will focus on the most effective response and recovery efforts amid the pandemic.

    Later in the day, Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres will deliver a virtual address.

    The online meeting dubbed the Davos Agenda 2021 runs from 25-29 January under the theme "A Crucial Year to Rebuild Trust."

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