UN chief says global solidarity is missing in action at World Economic forum.
Written by News Room on January 18, 2022
UN Secretary-General, Anthonio Guterres has told the world and business leaders at the World Economic Forum that global solidarity is missing in action.
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, for the second year in a row, the Forum scrapped its annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, for a series of online plenaries and discussions over the year ahead, under the banner of The Davos Agenda.
Speaking from New York, Guterres said that 2022 event took place in the shadow of an enormously difficult period for economies, people and the planet.
The secretary-general then urged all participants in the Forum to focus on three urgent areas of confronting the pandemic with equity and fairness, urgent action in the global financial system and climate action in developing countries.