World Economic Forum 2005 Zurich
Every year the World Economic Forum (WEF) is held at the Swiss town of Davos. The forum, formed in 1971, is attended by political leaders, CEO's of the world biggest companies, selected intellectuals and journalists from all over the world. A total of 2000 persons gather for several days in Davos. The WEF has big influence on worldwide decision making and thus is a powerful advisory organization. This year's theme's included Weapons of Mass Destruction, Poverty, Islam, Climate Change and China.