The Presidential Years

A Swiss non-profit foundation established in 1971 which is ‘committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic, and other leaders of society to shape global, regional, and industry agendas’. Each year it convenes a meeting in Davos that brings together some 2,500 business leaders, international political leaders, economists, celebrities and journalists to discuss pressing issues facing the world. Regional forums are held each year, including in Africa.