World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos The 53rd Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum is being held at Davos, Switzerland from January 16 – 20, 2023 Theme: “Cooperation in a fragmented world” About World Economic Forum: It is a non-profit foundation established in 1971, located in Geneva, Switzerland. It is recognized as the international institution for public-private cooperation Objective: To improve the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic, and other leaders of society to shape global, regional, and industry agendas Hyderabad - Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution World Economic Forum (WEF) has chosen Hyderabad, Telangana for establishing its Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (C4IR). C4IR Telangana will be an autonomous, non-profit organization with a thematic focus on healthcare and life sciences. About Fourth Industrial Revolution: It is a fusion of technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robotics, Internet of Things (IoT), 3D printing, Genetic Engineering, Quantum Computing and other technologies Bhopal Declaration The two-day Think20 meet (T20) is held on Bhopal and it is concluded with the release of Bhopal declaration Recommendations of the Bhopal Declaration: Need for development transformation to support transitions towards “Global South and Global Governance for (Lifestyle for Environment) LiFE” and responsible consumption. About Think20 meet: It is the ‘think tank’ or ‘idea bank’ for the G20 summit It brings together the think tanks and high-level experts to discuss policy issues relevant to the G20.
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