Davos event pushed back to August over COVID-related havoc

first_imgGENEVA (AP) — Leaders of the World Economic Forum say their annual gathering — usually held in the Alpine snows of Davos, Switzerland — is being postponed again because of “the international challenges in containing the pandemic.” The forum, which staged a successful virtual “Davos Agenda” meeting last month, says the in-person event this year will take place in Singapore from Aug. 17-20 and not May 25-28 as previously planned. It marks the latest change of plans for the elite gathering of government leaders, business executives, civil society advocates and artists, actors and musicians.last_img

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