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Horasis, the global visions community, today announced the Horasis Extraordinary Meeting on the United States of America to be held virtually on March 18, 2021. The Horasis community of nearly one thousand selected world leaders, including heads of state, government ministers and captains of industry, will meet online to debate measures to “rebuild trust” in the United States and the rest of the world, and create actionable plans for a post-pandemic future.

Founded in 2005 by Dr. Frank-Jürgen Richter, Horasis is one of the world’s foremost gatherings of business leaders who interact with key government officials and eminent thought leaders. Regular meetings are held throughout the year to help advance solutions to the most critical challenges facing businesses, governments, and societies.

As America moves into the new administration of President Joseph R. Biden, the world looks on with cautious enthusiasm at how the US will provide leadership in a new, multilateral world. The Horasis Extraordinary Meeting is a forum where senior members from the Horasis Visions Community can interact with incoming government leaders and corporate executives to help support and shape a roadmap that can help lead the world out of crisis.

Frank-Jürgen Richter, Chairman, Horasis

The time is now for leaders to come together and rebuild trust in our multilateral institutions to help deliver societies from the depths of economic depravity and create a more just, equitable and sustainable future for everyone

“The world is facing challenges not seen in generations,” said Horasis Chairman Frank-Jürgen Richter. “The time is now for leaders to come together and rebuild trust in our multilateral institutions to help deliver societies from the depths of economic depravity and create a more just, equitable and sustainable future for everyone.”

Indian Delegates to Look Out For

Some notable Indian delegates to attend include, Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel, India, V.K. Singh, Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, India, Roshni Nadar Malhotra, Chairperson, HCL Technologies, India, Kris Gopalakrishnan, Chairman, Axilor Ventures and Co-founder, Infosys, Srikar Reddy, CEO, Sonata Software,  Shailendra Goswami, Chairman and MD, Pushkaraj Group, and N.K. Singh, Chairman, Indian Finance Commission.

Issues of the Day

Panellists from America and the rest of the world will explore novel business models, frontier thinking, and sustainable investment and political cooperation with the goal of rebuilding trust and creating actionable plans for the future.

Specific issues they will tackle in the day-long, marathon summit include: How to address the breakdown of social cohesion; how to promote inclusivity as well as gender equality; how to kickstart the global economy while simultaneously promoting much-needed economic and social reforms; how to combat the lingering ecological crisis with a New Green Deal; and how the U.S. can reposition itself as a global leader in an emerging, multilateral world.

A Roster of the World´s Prominent

An international roster of the world’s most prominent business and government leaders will attend. Among the co-chairs are Michael Froman, Vice Chairman, Mastercard, USA; Hank McKinnell, Chairman, Moody’s, USA; Tom Siebel, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, c3.ai, USA; Hans Vestberg, Chief Executive Officer, Verizon Communications, USA; Ibukun Awosika, Chair, First Bank of Nigeria, Nigeria; Aiman Ezzat, Chief Executive Officer, Capgemini, France; Kris Gopalakrishnan, Chairman, Axilor Ventures and Co-founder, Infosys, India; Chad O. Holliday, Chairman, Shell, The Netherlands; Jimmy Wales, Founder, Wikipedia, USA.

Among the government leaders slated to speak at the event are Hage G. Geingob, President, Namibia; Armen Sarkissian, President, Armenia; Ulisses Correia e Silva, Prime Minister, Cape Verde; Rania A. Al-Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation, Egypt; Jenny Gilruth, Minister for Europe and International Development, Government of Scotland; Kate Brown, Governor of Oregon, USA; Pedro Pierluisi, Governor, Puerto Rico, USA; Richard Blumenthal, Senator from Connecticut, USA; Libby Schaaf, Mayor of Oakland, USA. Multilateral organizations will also be represented. Delegates include Fabrizio Hochschild, Under-Secretary General of the United Nations; Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights; Munir Akram, President, United Nations Economic and Social Council; Luca Visentini, General Secretary, European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), European Union, among others.

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