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World Economic Forum

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  • January 16, 2023
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In News: The Annual Meeting of World Economic Forum (WEF) will begin at Davos in Switzerland.

  • The theme for this year’s WEF meeting is, ‘Cooperation in a Fragmented World’.

World Economic Forum (WEF)

  • It is a Swiss nonprofit foundation established in 1971, based in Geneva, Switzerland.
  • It is recognised by the Swiss authorities as an international institution for public-private cooperation.
  • The Founder and Executive Chairman of WEF is Klaus Schwab

Mission

  • WEF is committed to improving the situation of the world by engaging business, political, academic, and other leaders of society to shape global, regional, and industry agendas.

Major reports by WEF

  • Energy Transition Index
  • Global Competitiveness Report
  • Global IT Report (WEF along with INSEAD, and Cornell University publishes this report),
  • Global Gender Gap Report
  • Global Risk Report
  • Global Travel and Tourism Report

Source: NewsOnAIR

Previous Year Question

Q.1) The Global Competitiveness Report is published by the (2019)

  1. International Monetary Fund
  2. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
  3. World Economic Forum
  4. World Bank

 

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