The 42nd edition of the World Economic Forum opens in Davos

The Swiss city of Davos is open from 25 to 29 January 2012 the 42nd edition of the World Economic Forum. The theme for this year’s meeting is “The Great Transformation: Shaping New Models“.

According to the organizers of the event, discussions will in the main focus on four areas: patterns of growth and employment, models of leadership and innovation, models of stability and resources and technological and social models . The future of capitalism will be discussed at the opening.

The German Federal Chancellor, Angela Merkel, will inaugurate the Forum to be attended by representatives of 19 G20 countries and 2,600 politicians, businessmen and scientists. 40 Heads of State and Government attending the event.

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