By: Marc Morano – Climate DepotJanuary 14, 2022 11:53 AM
Davos Agenda 2022 sessions and launches
Conversations will focus on critical collective challenges across several key areas:
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Davos Agenda 2022 participants
The programme will also feature speakers including:
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization (WHO)
Fatih Birol, Executive Director, International Energy Agency
José Pedro Castillo Terrones, President of Peru
Ivan Duque, President of Colombia
Anthony S. Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health of the United States of America
Yasmine Fouad, Minister of Environment of Egypt
Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Alejandro Giammattei, President of Guatemala
Al Gore, Vice-President of the United States (1993-2001) and Chairman and Co-Founder, Generation Investment Management
Paulo Guedes, Minister of Economy of Brazil
Paula Ingabire, Minister of Information Communication Technology and Innovation of Rwanda
Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda
John F. Kerry, Special Presidential Envoy for Climate of the United States of America