WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM (Syllabus: GS Paper 2 – IR)

News-CRUX-10     16th January 2024        
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Context: The World Economic Forum (WEF) is holding its Annual Meeting from January 15 to 19 in Davos, Switzerland.


World Economic Forum

  • About: The WEF is a Swiss nonprofit foundation established in 1971, based in Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Initiated by: German professor Klaus Schwab
  • Recognized by: Swiss authorities as the international institution for public-private cooperation.
  • Mission: Committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic, and other leaders of society to shape global, regional, and industry agendas.
  • Some major reports published by WEF are:

oEnergy Transition Index.

oGlobal Competitiveness Report.

oGlobal IT Report

oWEF along with INSEAD, and Cornell University publishes this report.

oGlobal Gender Gap Report.

oGlobal Travel and Tourism Report.

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