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Sep 12, 2022

World Government Summit discusses strengthening international partnerships in the Ambassadors Forum

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.
Sep 08, 2022

World Government Summit strengthens its partnership with World Health Organisation

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.
Aug 22, 2022

Touchless technology, crowd-tracking sensors and real-time data to define future of $1tn megaevents industry, WGS report reveals

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
Aug 22, 2022

Adopting digital health to unlock $230 billion market over next 5 years: A WGS-McKinsey & Company report

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
Aug 18, 2022

Touchless technology, crowd-tracking sensors and real-time data to define future of $1tn megaevents industry, WGS report reveals

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-19 world, a report published by the World Government Summit Organization has revealed.
Jul 04, 2022

‘Unlocking Government Productivity in the Middle East: Ten High-Impact Programmes’ in partnership with McKinsey & Company

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 through better tools and processes, a more highly-skilled workforce, and more efficient ways of working.
Jun 27, 2022

WGSO report highlights regulation, financing and action for governments to maintain innovative role in shaping next century

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 innovations, as many of the inventions that have become part of our daily lives in travel, economy, and many others were basically government innovations.
Jun 22, 2022

Ohood Al Roumi joins top UN officials in celebrating United Nations Public Service Day

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 Nations as part of the celebration of the UN Public Service Day observed on June 23 each year.
Jun 21, 2022

WGS report urges five actions to reduce emissions by over 80 percent

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.
Jun 09, 2022

WGS offers key insights to effectively implement net zero strategies in newly released report

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.
May 30, 2022

WGS report warns of talent drain in $600 billion chip market

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.
May 25, 2022

WGS report highlights key recommendations for governments to achieve healthcare transformation

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.
May 21, 2022

Radical transformation needed across educational institutions to stay ahead of the curve – WGS and KPMG report

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.
Apr 25, 2022

WGS - PwC report introduces mainstream wellbeing services by 2025 in bid to combat COVID impact

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.
Apr 25, 2022

WGS - PwC report introduces mainstream wellbeing services by 2025 in bid to combat COVID impact

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.
Apr 19, 2022

WGS report calls for building climate-resilient pathways to achieve equitable development

A report published by the World Government Summit Organisation (WGS), in partnership with the consultancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
Mar 30, 2022

Sultan of Brunei stresses peace and security ‘critical’ as he calls for closer integration with ASEAN

His Majesty Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei Darussalam, today outlined his concerns at new threats to economic and political stability.
Mar 30, 2022

Uruguay’s Minister of Economy and Finance receives Best Minister in the World Award

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.
Mar 29, 2022

World is facing unprecedented speed of change, Governments’ are being tested: Mohammad Al Gergawi

Mohammad Abdullah Al Gergawi, UAE Minister of Cabinet Affairs and Chairman of the World Government Summit (WGS) Organization.
Jan 19, 2022

WGS highlights digital transformation being vital to addressing future cities’ challenges

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.
Dec 22, 2021

World Government Summit hosts third annual CEO Dialogue

The World Government Summit hosted the third annual CEO Dialogue under the theme "MENA’s future challenges and opportunities.
Dec 19, 2021

WGS launches new report on 'Improving Public Service as a Career of Choice'

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.
Oct 31, 2021

World Government Summit report suggests enhancing smart cities’ services, cybersecurity capabilities

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