The World Economic Forum kicked off Tuesday in the Swiss city Davos.
The forum witnesses the presence of a number of heads of states and governments, ministers and senior economic decision makers from governments, as well as representatives of major international companies and international organizations from all parts of the world.
These participations are set to enhance international cooperation and increase partnership between the governments and the private sector to achieve the goals of the United Nations for sustainable development, according to a press release.
In this edition, the forum celebrates the 50th anniversary of its annual meetings. Its program includes seven main axes, among which are overcoming environmental challenges that currently threaten our world, society and the future of work, employing technology to serve people, enhancing commercial activities, and ensuring a better healthy future, along with Geopolitical issues and tackling the problem of "inequality in wealth".