Singapore to host World Economic Forum Special Annual Meeting
The World Economic Forum (WEF) will convene its Special Annual Meeting in Singapore next year from May 13 to May 16.
The event will be the first global leadership event to address worldwide recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, said WEF in a press release on Monday (Dec 7).
Founder and Executive Chairman of WEF Klaus Schwab said a global leadership summit is of "crucial importance to address how we can recover together".
He added that the Special Annual Meeting 2021 would be a place for leaders from business, government, and civil society to meet in first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The meeting will feature participation from heads of state and government, chief executive officers, civil society leaders, global media and youth leaders from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and North America.