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June 5, 2022

Governments given ‘golden opportunity’ to transform labour market after Covid-19.

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March 30, 2022

His Majesty Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei Darussalam, today outlined his concerns at new threats to economic and political stability.

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May 23, 2022

Five-stage recovery process outlined for global governments.

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November 15, 2022

A report released by the World Government Summit (WGS) Organisation focuses on introducing working Nature-based Solutions (NbS) to address the harmful effects of climate change in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), African, and East Asian countries.

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October 18, 2022

The World Government Summit (WGS) Organization and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, signed a Cooperation Framework to deepen their partnership around key development issues in the Arab region.

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September 12, 2022

Over 200 high-level officials convened in the "Ambassadors Forum", organized by the World Government Summit Organization in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, to rally for international partnerships.

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September 8, 2022

The World Government Summit (WGS) Organisation and the World Health Organisation (WHO), during a meeting held in Geneva, Switzerland, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further dialogue and partnerships on global health.

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August 22, 2022

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies, including such innovations as crowd-tracking sensors to collect real-time data, mixed reality and metaverse, will define the future of megaevents in the post-COVID-19 world

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August 22, 2022

Increased adoption of digital-health technologies are expected to unlock an estimated US$230 billion globally including US$10 billion in the Middle East over the next 5 years, a new report entitled, Digital Health

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August 18, 2022

DUBAI, 18th August, 2022 (WAM) -- The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies, including such innovations as crowd-tracking sensors to collect real-time data, mixed reality and metaverse, will define the future of megaevents in the post-COVID

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July 4, 2022

DUBAI, 4th July, 2022 (WAM) -- The World Government Summit Organisation in collaboration with McKinsey & Company released a report highlighting the opportunities for governments in the Middle East to boost productivity across public-sector entities t

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June 27, 2022

DUBAI, 27th June, 2022 (WAM) -- The World Government Summit Organisation's (WGSO) knowledge report has affirmed the historical role of governments in developing technological innovations, which can provide important lessons to stimulate social innova

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June 22, 2022

DUBAI, 22nd June, 2022 (WAM) -- Ohood bint Khalfan Al Roumi, Minister of State for Government Development and The Future, and Abdulla Shahid, President of the United Nations General Assembly, took part in an opening session organised by the United Na

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June 21, 2022

A report released by the World Government Summit (WGS) urged governments in the Middle East to focus on harmonising national priorities and strategies to achieve climate neutrality.

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June 9, 2022

A knowledge report published by WGS organisation has called upon countries and governments around the world to intensify their efforts in fulfilling their commitments to achieve CO2 emission reduction goals in key national sectors.

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May 30, 2022

The brain drain is a direct challenge for future development, especially in the technological industries monopolised by a handful of companies in an ever-growing chip market now worth more than US$600 billion.

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May 25, 2022

The time is now right for governments to lead positive transformation in the healthcare sector, a report released by the World Government Summit organization in partnership with leading consultancy firm KPMG.

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May 21, 2022

A report released by The World Government Summit (WGS) Organization in partnership with KPMG titled ‘The Future of Higher Education within the Knowledge Economy’, outlines the need to build more resilient and agile education systems.

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April 25, 2022

A report released by the World Government Summit Organisation focuses on introducing mainstream mental health services by the government by the year 2025 in a bid to combat the negative impacts of COVID-19 on wellbeing.

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April 25, 2022

A report released by the World Government Summit Organisation focuses on introducing mainstream mental health services by the government by the year 2025 in a bid to combat the negative impacts of COVID-19 on wellbeing.

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April 19, 2022

A report published by the World Government Summit Organisation (WGS), in partnership with the consultancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

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March 30, 2022

His Majesty Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei Darussalam, today outlined his concerns at new threats to economic and political stability.

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March 30, 2022

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, presented Azucena Arbeleche, Uruguay’s Minister of Economy and Finance, with the Best Minister in the World Award.

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March 29, 2022

Mohammad Abdullah Al Gergawi, UAE Minister of Cabinet Affairs and Chairman of the World Government Summit (WGS) Organization.

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March 29, 2022

Arvind Krishna, Chairman and CEO of IBM, said that artificial intelligence (AI) will add up to US$10 trillion to the global economy in the next decade.

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March 24, 2022

The World Government Summit (WGS2022) will organise 15 global forums, including six new forums, tasked with tackling the threats emerging from volatile financial markets and new virtual worlds as society recovers from the unprecedented disruption of

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March 24, 2022

The World Government Summit Foundation (WGS Foundation) today signed three strategic partnerships to host new initiatives and forums during the eighth edition of the World Government Summit (WGS2022), which will be held at Expo 2020 Dubai between Mar

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March 24, 2022

The World Government Summit (WGS) 2022 eighth edition is set to help shape the future of government and design a post-pandemic era marked by rapid and inclusive socio-economic recovery.

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March 24, 2022

Mohammed Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and Chairman of the World Government Summit Organisation (WGS), today said that the World Government Summit (WGS) has become the largest global platform for shaping the future of governments,

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January 19, 2022

As cities around the world are facing a range of new challenges, a recent report has highlighted factors that can help governments formulate resilient, agile plans for long-term growth.

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December 22, 2021

The World Government Summit hosted the third annual CEO Dialogue under the theme "MENA’s future challenges and opportunities.

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December 19, 2021

The World Government Summit has launched a new report titled "Public Service Workforce Disrupted: Evidence for Improving Public Service as a Career of Choice Around the World", in collaboration with Accenture.

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November 22, 2021

Dubai, October 2021: By 2050, 70% of the world’s population will live in urban areas. Catering to the demands of this ever-increasing population in cities and the impacts on business operations will require innovative methods and digital solutions to

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November 22, 2021

Dubai, October 2021: It has become apparent that healthcare systems around the world are not prepared to meet the demands of the populations they serve. The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored this harsh reality, where strengthening the resilience of h

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November 22, 2021

Dubai-UAE: September, 2021 - The World Government Summit Organization has signed a partnership agreement with the EDGE, the region’s leading advanced technology group, as part of its continuous efforts to enhance cooperation and expand the circle of

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October 31, 2021

By 2050, 70 percent of the world’s population will live in urban areas, according to a new study of the World Government Summit.

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September 26, 2021

The World Government Summit Organization signed a partnership agreement with Technology Innovation Institute (TII), the applied research pillar of Abu Dhabi’s Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC), as part of its efforts to expand partnerships

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September 20, 2021

The World Government Summit Organization in partnership with the Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Centre and the Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations hosted the inaugural meeting that took place virtually under th

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August 30, 2021

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and World Government Summit today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly promote the development of the renewable energy sector globally.

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August 22, 2021

The World Government Summit has launched a report entitled "Time to Future Proof: A blueprint for holistic urban resilience", in partnership with Strategy& Middle East, part of the PwC network.

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August 22, 2021

Mohammad Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs, and Chairman of the World Government Summit Organisation, has approved the appointment of Mohamed Yousef Al Sharhan as Deputy Managing Director of WGS, in a step that embodies the directions

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July 8, 2021

His Excellency Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications, Managing Director of the World Government Summit Organization, stated that the global changes that occurred due to the C

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July 8, 2021

The World Government Summit Organization (WGS) today launched a new report highlighting 21 critical priorities for the world’s governments as they rebuild and recover from the disruption caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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June 21, 2021

World Government Summit announced today 8 new knowledge partnerships, with the most prominent consulting companies and specialized global research institutions, to launch a series of reports and studies to identify the most important trends and new o

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March 31, 2021

The World Government Summit has launched an "Exceptional Edition" of the Best Minister Award in the world, to honour leading figures who have made distinguished achievements serving humanity in facing the difficult global challenges caused by the cor

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March 30, 2021

• Vaccines must be shared equitably between nations • Health must be seen not as a cost but as an investment in future

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March 30, 2021

The world’s leading healthcare experts and key stakeholders today delivered an impassioned plea for an equitable solution to global vaccination against COVID-19, in a virtual session titled ‘Will the Earth’s Population be Vaccinated by 2021’ on Day 2

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March 30, 2021

Dr. Ing. Christian Bruch: Governments have moral responsibility to invest in decarbonization efforts, ensure people have access to clean energy

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March 30, 2021

Renowned scientist plays down suggestions that humans could live on Mars long-term Lord Rees says the “hostile environment” is like living on the South Pole, Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson adds that SpaceX CEO Musk’s plan is “unrealistic”

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March 10, 2021

Renowned futurist and technology forecaster underscores need to change behavior patterns as human race hurtles towards becoming climate refugees in next 30 years

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March 10, 2021

Innovation and peace represent core factors in achieving prosperity for peoples and societies. They can be the two driving forces behind efforts to shape the world's future in the post-COVID-19 era, virtual audiences heard today, during a session tit

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March 10, 2021

Prof Daniel Kahneman, a psychology professor who won the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences and one of the founders of behavioral economics, stressed that relying on intuition and unfounded expectations represents a cognitive bias that separates succes

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March 10, 2021

China with its digital yuan is a leader in the field of digital currencies. However, other countries are closely following suit. This was the consensus of a session titled ‘Is Crypto the New Currency Beyond 2021?’ on day one of the World Government S

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March 10, 2021

Cloud and blockchain technologies have enormous potential to fast-track the adoption of innovations in developing decentralized financial models and direct financing, and empower individuals and entrepreneurs to build more sustainable and stronger fu

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March 10, 2021

• Nandan Nilekani: Asia’s economies will recover quicker than most from the pandemic • Asia’s Tourism, travel and hospitality sectors will witness a boom in next few months • Globalization of services will be a key sector government can invest in •

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March 10, 2021

• Energy access plays crucial role in poverty alleviation in Africa post-2021 • Prosperity is key to lasting peace in Africa

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March 10, 2021

Richard Edelman, CEO of Edelman, emphasized that governments must usher in a new era of cooperation and transparency with the media and citizens after public trust in their leaders has hit an all-time low.

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March 10, 2021

His Excellency Mohammed Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and Chairman of the World Government Summit Organization, stressed that successful future governments will be those capable of adapting the lessons from the coronavirus (COVID-1

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December 9, 2020

World Government Summit in collaboration with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the African Union – African Peer Review Mechanism (AU-APRM), held the Africa Futures Forum, aiming to share successful experiences, strategies, and outlin

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December 8, 2020

The “SDGs in Action” forum hosted by the World Government Summit, on "Preparing for the Next Decade", discussed the role of governments in implementing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), empowering individuals and communities, and developing the i

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October 26, 2020

Mohammad bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and Chairman of the World Government Summit, stated that the United Nations has created hope for the future and promoted international cooperation since its inception 75 years ago. He has

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October 26, 2020

Within the framework of the World Government Summit, the global virtual dialogue "75 Minutes for Global Cooperation" discussed the future of digital cooperation, education, employment, and climate change. The dialogue hosted a group of prominent Emir

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June 22, 2020

His Excellency Mohammad Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and the Future and Chairman of the World Government Summit (WGS), stressed that strengthening global cooperation and developing opportunities for global partnerships in shaping

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June 15, 2020

In line with its efforts to enhance the capabilities of governments to overcome the COVID-19 crisis and build a better future for humanity, the World Government Summit Organization explored the future scenarios of the global order post the Covid-19 p

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June 15, 2020

Governments have a strong role to play in lessening the profound negative psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people around the globe, and they can do it through data.

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June 10, 2020

The World Government Summit (WGS) emphasized the need to bolster open global partnership and employing modern technology to explore and build on new opportunities, in the face of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and its implications.

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February 17, 2019

UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has made the World Summit of Governments a platform for 140 governments around the world to become a laboratory and platform.

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February 17, 2019

Mohammad bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and The Future, and Chairman of the World Government Summit, stated that the summit, through the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Ministe

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February 17, 2019

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has reviewed two models of the Sky Pods, a mobility system being tested by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in conjunction with Skyway G

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February 12, 2019

Presidents, Prime Ministers, business leaders, philanthropists gather in Dubai to map-out sustainable future for citizens Rwanda President Paul Kagame: Africa can realize its full potential if it becomes a united continent Imran Khan, Harrison Ford

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February 12, 2019

A track of sessions titled ‘Best Practices From Estonia – Europe’s Digital Leader’, held on the first day of the World Government Summit (WGS) 2019, brought together leading experts to discuss Estonia’s digitalization success journey to become one of

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February 12, 2019

One of the most senior officials of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD, has called on governments and institutions around the world to collaborate far more closely around the Fourth Industrial Revolution, 4IR, to harness

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February 12, 2019

Improved public and private partnerships for the holistic benefit of the technology sector are crucial for governments across the world, advised a panel of thought-leaders at the seventh World Government Summit, WGS 2019.

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February 12, 2019

Panellists at a session on the ‘Future of Technology in Communications’ at the World Government Summit being held in Dubai from 10-12 February, said that technology is merely a channel and should not be blamed for the proliferation of fake news.

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February 12, 2019

Knowledge exchange, accountable public institutions, national and local ownership, multi-stakeholder partnerships and innovation essential to the achievement of SDGs

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February 12, 2019

The UAE is launching a fiscal risk management project with the IMF’s help and will produce its first fiscal stress test this year, according to Christine Lagarde, Managing Director and Chairwoman of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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February 12, 2019

Governments around the world need to act now before the devastation wrought by climate change on the planet is irreparable, senior international leaders said today at the Climate Change Forum on the stage of the seventh World Government Summit (WGS 2

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February 10, 2019

Within the next five to 10 years, blockchain will fundamentally change the world economy as we know it. It will evolve age-old models of commerce and finance into a distributed, transparent and autonomous system for exchanging value, blockchain exper

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February 10, 2019

Delivering a sober outlook for global trade to an audience of international policymakers, Nobel Prize Laureate Economist Paul Krugman found little to be optimistic about amid a growing backlash against globalization.

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February 10, 2019

Leadership Expert, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Tony Robbins announced today that he is currently collaborating with the UAE leadership to feed one billion people, as part of a personal humanitarian project. Robbins’ announcement, made on the open

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February 14, 2017

A focus on resilience, which includes economic diversification, is key for governments to prepare themselves in these uncertain times, said Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, during a session attended by Vice Pre

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February 14, 2017

Nuclear power can make a significant contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving energy security, while delivering energy in the large and growing quantities needed to sustain an expanding world population and foster development.

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February 14, 2017

The Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, of Dubai signed an agreement with Tesla Inc., a world-leading manufacturer of autonomous electric vehicles, to buy 200 hybrid electric vehicles fitted with several components of autonomous driving technologies.

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February 14, 2017

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, has met with John Chambers, Executive Chairman of Cisco, to discuss enhancing cooperation, and implementing smart solutions to achieve the objectives set by Dubai Gover

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February 14, 2017

You’ve reached Mars, and the first stop on your tour of the Red Planet is a small hangar, done up in chrome and brown and rust. Here, you are welcomed by a holographic emissary before departing in your hovering spherical craft: “On behalf of the Unit

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February 14, 2016

Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Gargawi, Minister for Cabinet Affairs and Chairman of the Organising Committee of the World Government Summit, delivered the opening address at the fourth edition that opened today under the overarching theme, "Shaping Future

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February 14, 2016

Crunching numbers at an insightful panel discussion titled ‘The UN Sustainable Development Goals: Transforming our Global Vision into Reality’, eminent panelists noted that the world today is looking at 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), 169 su

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February 14, 2016

Organised by the Dubai Foundation for the Museum of the Future as part of the World Government Summit 2016, the Museum focuses on shaping the future of robotics and artificial intelligence and their impact on human life. It also offers a unique inter

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February 14, 2016

The UAE is already doing well in the competitiveness report, and has the capability to become a role model for the future, said Prof. Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum.

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February 11, 2016

The fourth edition of the World Government Summit, under the title ‘Shaping Future Governments’, is set to run from February 8 to 10, 2016 under the patronage of Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin R

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February 11, 2015

Smarter cities make for happy residents

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February 11, 2015

Jenn Lim, CEO and Chief Happiness Officer of Delivering Happiness. Using happiness as the business model to deliver profitability.

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February 11, 2015

Mansour bin Zayed launches seven educational initiatives, announces new post for innovation

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February 11, 2015

Egypt is writing a new chapter in its development, says Prime Minister

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February 11, 2015

Back to the future: The cities of tomorrow will take design cues from 5,000 years ago

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February 11, 2015

To enable trust, government needs to be adaptive while getting the basics right.

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February 11, 2015

Schools need to adopt smart learning processes, say educators

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February 10, 2015

Employees’ skillset not catching up with current and future job market demand, says Blue.

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February 10, 2015

Health tech brings care out of the hospital and into the home, says Dr. Kraft

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February 10, 2015

Only transparency and innovation will restore trust in government, says Kiviniemi

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February 10, 2015

Machines can learn to interpret data like humans, says Meyerson

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February 10, 2015

In the presence of Mohammed bin Rashid, Abdullah bin Zayed emphasizes UAE's success story cannot be narrated in a minute

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February 10, 2015

Mohammed bin Rashid Forms the "UAE Gender Balance Council"

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February 10, 2015

Why don’t we know what will make us happy

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February 10, 2015

World-changing innovation is impossible without drive and imagination, says Wozniak

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February 10, 2015

Continuous and effective communication by government can change citizens’ behavior, says Halpern

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February 10, 2015

Digital revolution rapidly changing lives and cities, says Ratti

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February 10, 2015

Innovation is about discipline, not creativity, says Keeley

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February 10, 2015

Being a smart city is directly linked with being a happy city

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February 10, 2015

A concern for universal good improves global perception of a country, says Anholt

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February 10, 2015

Humanoid robots can interact intuitively with humans, says Maisonnier

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February 9, 2015

Education is the driving force of a nation’s development, says Korean Deputy PM Hwang

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February 9, 2015

he 3 P’s that drive innovation benefit governments and companies, says Samsung CEO

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February 9, 2015

Governments need innovation and vision to restore trust, says Schwab.

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February 9, 2015

Online education “can bridge the learning gap”

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February 9, 2015

Saif bin Zayed: progressive patriotism drives future governments

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February 9, 2015

Total e-government can even support e-citizens, says Kotka

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February 9, 2015

Governments should act as ‘innovation incubators’, says Prof. Mazzucato

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February 9, 2015

Governments can take a leaf out of technology’s book and decentralize, says ‘Wired’ co-founder Kelly

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February 9, 2015

People living longer is a huge challenge for governments

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February 9, 2015

Governments need systems to keep pace with the digital economy, says Brynjolfsson

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February 9, 2015

Creativity is the most powerful human ability, says Sir Ken

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February 9, 2015

Governments and leaders need to work transparently and inclusively to create sustainable development, said United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon

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February 9, 2015

Women empowerment requires effective regulation in place

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February 9, 2015

Data is not enough; insight is crucial, says Dr. Rosling

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February 10, 2014

Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, addresses the Government Summit

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February 10, 2014

Main Address: The New Global Context and its Impact on the Role of Government

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February 9, 2014

Government Summit enhances its position as global platform for exchanging knowledge by partnering with UN and other international organisations

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February 7, 2014

The Government Summit presents an international platform for debate and discussions to shape the future of government services

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February 7, 2014

Pre-summit meeting highlights role of e-government, open data and mobile government in improving service delivery in MENA and OECD states The Second Government Summit, which is being held from 10 to 12 February, 2014, under the theme Leading Governm

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December 24, 2013

The Government Summit announces its partnership with Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, who joins a group of other distinguished partners.

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December 18, 2013

The Government Summit announces its partnership with du, which joins a group of other distinguished partners as Headline Partner.

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June 2, 2013

Understand more detail behind the sessions and workshops at the United Arab Emirates Government Summit 2013.

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June 2, 2013

Read the ultimate compendium of the 2013 UAE Government Summit, held under the theme ‘leading Government Services’.

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February 6, 2013

The Government Summit, the first of its kind regional initiative to be held in Dubai from February 11 to 12, 2013, has announced its detailed agenda covering all aspects of government administration and services, with several interactive discussions

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February 6, 2013

The Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, will participate in the two-day government summit, titled ''Leadership in Government Services'', opening next Monday.