Sunday, January 28, 2007

Leaders wrap up World Economic Forum at Davos

The World Economic Forum (WEF) concluded Saturday after discussions on issues like poverty and hunger, climate change and globalization.

Current and former heads of state, elected officials, media celebrities, corporate executives and other big names gathered at Davos, a Swiss winter resort, for the well-publicized conference that cost $28,000 to attend.

For many it was the after-hours socializing the proved most fruitful in terms of getting things done.

Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, President of the Philippines, center, Nguyen Tan Dung, Prime Minister of Vietnam, left, and Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, Prime Minister of Malaysia, right, after a panel session on 40 years of Association of South-East Asian Nation ASEAN during the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, Friday, Jan. 26, 2007. AP Photo/KEYSTONE/Alessandro della Valle photo via Yahoo News.

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