AJC Welcomes World Economic Forum Apology
The article appeared in Global Agenda, the WEF’s official magazine, distributed to the more than 2,500 prominent leaders from around the world meeting this week in
AJC sent a strong letter of protest yesterday to Schwab after learning about the article by Mazin Qumsiyeh, who has long opposed
“We appreciate Mr. Schwab’s quick action in investigating how that article got into print, in expressing his regret publicly, and in assuring that appropriate steps have been instituted to ensure that this will never happen again,” said Harris.
In his statement today, Schwab said: “There was an unacceptable failure in the editorial process, specifically an insufficiently short period for review of content- for which there is no excuse. I, on behalf of the Forum, profoundly apologize and express my regrets to everyone.”