Biden will not go to World Economic Forum in Davos, 16-20 January
US President Joe Biden will not attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos from 16-20 January, according to a statement from the US embassy in Bern.
“Ambassador (US Ambassador to Switzerland – ed.) Scott Miller will travel to Davos from January 16 to 20 to attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum,” the US embassy said in a statement issued on Friday.
According to the statement, the US delegation to this year’s Davos forum includes Labour Secretary Martin Walsh, National Intelligence Director Avril Haynes, US Trade Representative Catherine Tigh, Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Christopher Wray, US Agency for International Development head Samantha Power, US Presidential Special Representative on Climate Change John Kerry and several members of Congress.
It is now known that German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso and Colombian President Gustavo Petro, among others, intend to attend the Davos forum in person.