Project: Annual contribution to the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2018
Beneficiary: The World Economic Forum
Budget: 60.000 Swiss franc
Duration: 2018 - 2019
Flanders has been a member of the WEF since 1993 and receives an annual invitation for the annual and regional meeting. The Government of Flanders defines the status of "Foundation Member" of the WEF.
The Minister-president of the Government of Flanders has repeatedly participated in the annual meeting in Davos. During this meeting, recent economic, political, social and scientific trends are discussed. The annual meeting groups around 2.500 people from political leaders, business people to academic exprts. In addition to the official program with workshops and panel discussion, there is a possibility of networking and informal contacts.