Secretive Bilderberg Meeting to Address Russia, Cyber Threats and Brexit
- More than a hundred dignitaries from 23 countries will attend at Montreux
- Bankers, Prime Ministers and CEOs will discuss topics under strict secrecy
- Talking points include Russia, Brexit and the weaponisation of social media
- The meeting of the rich and powerful attracts protest and conspiracy theories
More than a hundred of the world’s elite
including Henry Kissinger, Mark Carney and the Dutch King will meet at
the secretive Bilderberg summit this week.
Thursday to Sunday 130 influential men and women from 23 countries will
meet under strict secrecy rules and the precise location of their venue
has not been revealed.
Notable attendees include former US Secretary of State Kissinger, Governor of the Bank of England Carney, former CIA director David Petraeus and White House Adviser Jared Kushner, Donald Trump‘s son-in-law.
Google chief Jared Cohen, who heads the
Jigsaw subsidiary of Alphabet Inc., will also be in attendance, as well
as Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary and anti-Brexit Labour peer Lord Andrew
According to the Bilderberg
Group, their discussions will be ‘informal’ and without specific agenda,
besides their publicised list of broad talking points.
They do not vote, they do not set policy and they do not release statements, the group claim.