Here are some photos from Davos, where the annual World Economic Forum, founded in 1971, takes place this week.
Christine Lagarde, the International Monetary Fund chief, and outgoing Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti shake hands at the annual meeting.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde sits down with WEF founder Klaus Schwab.
Nestle CEO Paul Bulcke in attendance at the forum.
Nestle CEO Paul Bulcke and his wife Marlene participate in a Crossroads Foundation event, called the Struggle for Survival, in Davos.
Russia's richest man Alisher Usmanov is in Davos.
A Swiss Air Force Super Puma helicopter takes off after a media presentation Tuesday. As many as 5,000 soldiers were expected to provide security for the WEF in Davos.
A Swiss Army soldier patrols the valley in Klosters, near Davos.
Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska, president of En+ Group, sat down for an interview with FBN’s Liz Claman.
Hilde Schwab (L), chairperson and co-founder of Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, presented actress Charlize Theron the Crystal Award.
Some of the world’s most influential leaders in politics and business are meeting at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.