50 YEARS OF THE WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM: HERE ARE THE HIGHLIGHTS

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The World Economic Forum kicks off in Davos next week. Tanya König takes a look back at the highlights of the Annual Meeting’s 50 years of existence.

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