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    The 50th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) is being held in the Swiss resort village of Davos from 21-24 January, and will focus on environmental issues more than ever before.

    The WEF has brought together an estimated 3,000 business leaders, heads of state people, investors, and others considered to be among the global elite.

    US President Donald Trump will give a special address on the first day of the 50th World Economic Forum, which is held annually at the Swiss ski resort Davos.

    Swedish teen environmental activist Greta Thunberg will take part in a session dubbed ‘Forging a Sustainable Path towards a Common Future’ on the first day of the meeting.

    The Russian delegation will include acting Energy Minister Alexander Novak and acting Economic Development Minister Maxim Oreshkin.

    Over 1,000 members of the global press will be at the event, according to the organisers. Notably, this year the WEF has invited a group of YouTube influencers to post videos from Davos for the first time.

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