Document - World Economic Forum annual meeting: Interview and briefing opportunities with Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International

</head> <body> <p> <b>�AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL�MEDIA ADVISORY</b> </p> <p>17 January 2013�AI Index: IOR 80/001/2013 </p> <p> <b>�World Economic Forum Annual Meeting�23-27 January 2013 Davos, Switzerland</b> </p> <p> <b>�Interview and briefing opportunities with Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International </b> </p> <p>��Salil Shetty, Amnesty International’s Secretary General, will challenge global leaders at this year’s World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting to commit to reforms that protect human rights. ��Five years after the financial crash, powerful corporate and political interests continue to abuse their power and undermine the human rights of millions of people around the world. In the face of increasing austerity, they have moved to hold onto their own advantages, leading to growing inequality, resentment and anger. ��Salil Shetty is calling for those attending Davos in 2013 not to squander the opportunities for genuine reform and to commit to greater transparency and accountability. ��For an interview or briefing with Salil Shetty when in Davos on the issues and ideas being addressed at this year’s WEF Annual Meeting, please contact: ��Amnesty International Press Office �+44 207 413 5566 �<b>press@amnesty.org</b> �Amnesty International Switzerland – Alexander Karle �+41 79 379 80 37 �ENDS/ �</p> </body> </html> <div class="messages noicon"><h2><a href="/en/library/info/IOR80/001/2013/en">View the overview page for this document</a></h2></div> </div> </div> </div></div> <!-- /squeeze /main --> <div id="ai-sidebar-last" class="column ai-sidebar"> <div class="panel-pane pane-block pane-amnestyblocks-print-email" id="block-amnesty-print_email"> <div 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