Business of Fashion/ Victoria Berezhna/ January 27, 2018

DAVOS, Switzerland — Picture a group of suited billionaires and world leaders, crawling on their hands and knees, fleeing from advancing armies. Now imagine this happening at the World Economic Forum, where over 3,000 members of the global elite convene annually to discuss the state of the global economy.

In a 75-minute simulation meant to help them experience the hardships faced by millions of refugees around the world, this is exactly what happened during the four-day summit that wrapped up today. And while the simulation was nothing compared to the actual suffering refugees endure, it did reportedly provide a bit of context for this year’s theme: “Creating a shared future in a fractured world.”

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