From Thursday, January 31st to Sunday, February 3rd 2002 at Columbia University in New York City
1. BACKGROUND ON THE WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM (WEF)
What is the WEF?
Every year, 1,000 top business leaders, come together to shape the global agenda, while political elites and media luminaries gaze on admiringly. The World Economic Forum (WEF) will hold its annual meeting at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City from January 31st to February 4th 2002. By its own description, the WEF is a special club of elite business leaders, whose annual meeting is the world