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The 40th World Economic Forum is dedicated to eradicating poverty by the simplest, most obvious means possible  
Annual Meeting 2010

Some of the leading lights of Davos speak about the most pressing issue facing humanity—namely, how to end the injustices that perpetuate poverty and create conditions that threaten the survival of our species.

Click here for an overview of the Annual Meeting 2010, and here for this year's initiatives.

Watch anti-poverty experts speak of the problem and its solutions


World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2010
Prince Harry speaks to the corruption endemic in modern markets

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To read about this year's Sane Tax Initiative, click here. To read about the themes and initiatives at the Annual Meeting 2010, click here.

Selected policy statements: 

Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum
Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada
Elizabeth II, Queen regnant of the Commonwealth realms
Bill Clinton, former President of the United States of America
Patricia A. Woertz, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), USA
Harry, Prince of Wales, third in line to succession to the thrones of the Commonwealth realms
Nicolas Sarkozy, President of France
Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany

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Click here for an overview of this year's pre-interviews.

Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, announces the themes of the Annual Meeting 2010

Stephen Harper
Canada's Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, announces a major shift for his country and, he hopes, for the world

Queen Elizabeth
Queen Elizabeth discusses the continuum between colonialism and modern markets, and takes a brave stand for change

Angela Merkel
Chancellor Merkel of Germany speaks of the possibilities for change whose seeds are all around us

Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton reflects on America's historic hand in Haiti's poverty, and on changing the patterns of history

Patricia Woertz
ADM head Patricia Woertz discusses some of the problems with global agribusiness

Prince Harry
Prince Harry speaks of the corruption in modern markets

Nicolas Sarkozy
President Sarkozy of France recaps some measures to end poverty worldwide

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