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World Economic Forum

1. An annual meeting of global business, political and academic leaders in Davos, Switzerland. Participants in the World Economic Forum discuss the economic, political, environmental and other relevant issues of the day. The World Economic Forum lasts for five days and includes of 220 conferences and other events. Meetings tend to promote globalization. As a result, the forum has been the subject of controversy.

2. A nonprofit foundation that sponsors the World Economic Forum as well as regional and specialized meetings. It was founded in 1971.
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The Forum of Young Global Leaders (YGL) -- an integral part of the World Economic Forum -- aims to make a positive impact on the global agenda by engaging the YGL community in initiatives and dialogues related to specific global challenges they collectively identify with.
More information about the Forum of Young Global Leaders and a complete list of 2014 honorees is available at http://www.
Sunny Varkey, Founder Trustee of the Varkey GEMS Foundation said: "I'm delighted that Vikas has been selected to join the Forum of Young Global Leaders.
Being recognized by The Forum of Young Global Leaders is a testament to Colliers International and the progress we have made as part of a global community," Taylor said.
About the Young Global Leaders:Established in 2004 by Nicole Schwab, daughter of Professor Klaus Schwab (Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, The Forum of Young Global Leaders is a unique, multi-stakeholder community of the world's most extraordinary young leaders who dedicate a part of their time to jointly address global challenges and who are committed to devote part of their knowledge and energy to collectively work towards a better future.
The Forum of Young Global Leaders was created by Klaus Schwab in 2004 and acts in close cooperation with the World Economic Forum in their joint commitment to improving the state of the world.
Established in 2004 by Professor Klaus Schwab, The Forum of Young Global Leaders is a unique, multi-stakeholder community of the world's most extraordinary young leaders who dedicate a part of their time to jointly address global challenges and who are committed to devote part of their knowledge and energy to collectively work towards a better future.
More than 250 participants are women leaders, while more than 200 participants will attend from the forum's future-oriented communities, the forum of young global leaders and the global shapers community.
He is a member of the Forum of Young Global Leaders for the World Economic Forum, and sits on the Forum's Global Agenda Council.
EFRAT PELED NAMED TO PRESTIGIOUS FORUM OF YOUNG GLOBAL LEADERS
The Forum of Young Global Leaders is a unique, not-for-profit foundation that works closely with the World Economic Forum on research and initiatives to make a positive impact on the world.
About The Forum of Young Global LeadersEstablished in 2004 by Professor Klaus Schwab, The Forum of Young Global Leaders (www.
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