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Things to Know as Davos Returns in Winter Amid ‘Polycrisis’ Risk

  • Global elite makes first January trip up mountain since 2020
  • ‘Cooperation in a Fragmented World’ is theme for leaders
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Your Guide to Davos 2023

The global elite is heading to the mountains again as the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting returns to Davos during the winter for the first time in three years.

The pandemic and subsequent lockdowns put paid to physical January gatherings in 2021 and 2022, but normal service is now resuming as more than 2,700 politicians, executives, investors, bankers and academics convene next week in the Swiss ski resort.