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Al-Gergawi: Mohammed bin Rashid made the World Summit of Governments a platform for 140 governments

17 February 2019


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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.

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, a global platform and a meeting place for minds. And future advisors, to reflect His Highness's vision of creating a better future for humanity.

This came during a speech at the "Global Summit of Governments Dialogue" held yesterday, to review the highlights of the summit, which will be launched at its seventh session from February 10 to 12 in Dubai.

Al-Gergawi said that the summit adopts a major approach, focusing on the human being everywhere around the world and the future of the humanitarian community to serve more than 7 billion people through the adoption of seven key future directions: technology and its impact on future governments, health and quality of life, environment and climate change. , Trade and international cooperation, education and its relationship to the labor market and future skills, information and communication between governments and peoples, and the future of individuals, communities and policies.

He pointed out that the Summit has become a source of inspiration for governments and peoples in their successful global models of development, in which technology and international trade play an essential role in developing relations between governments and peoples to ensure a better future.

"There are no developing and developed countries. More than seven billion people are looking for better health, better education, equitable access to technology, equitable distribution of food and energy, and a happy and peaceful life in the world."

Al-Gergawi pointed out that the Summit will organize at its seventh session 16 forums, including the Global Dialogue on Happiness and Quality of Life, the Global Forum on Artificial Intelligence Governance, the Forum on Climate Change, the Sustainable Development Goals Forum, the Gender Forum, the World Health Forum and the Women's Leadership Forum.

He pointed out that the summit will witness the holding of more than 200 interactive and interactive sessions, and more than 20 roundtable meetings, with different themes in various vital fields.

The summit hosts three guest countries: Estonia, the best country in the digital transformation on the European continent, and Rwanda, which has the leading experience in transitioning from war and conflict to stability and development on the African continent, and Costa Rica, Latin America's most distinguished country in achieving quality of life. He said the summit has become a destination for global leaders seeking innovative ideas to serve their people, becoming one of the world's largest events, hosting this year delegations from more than 140 governments and state.

He pointed to the participation of influential international figures from future advisors, experts, specialists and decision-makers, to meet on the platform of the summit to discuss the most important challenges facing human beings present and future.

He revealed the participation of more than 30 international organizations, including first-time organizations such as the Intellectual Property Organization and the International Labor Organization.

Al-Gergawi said that this year's summit will host more than 600 prominent international figures, including more than 60 thinkers, heads of state and politicians.

20 future reports

Minister of Cabinet Affairs and Future Chairman of the World Summit of Governments, Mohammed Abdullah Al Gergawi, announced that the 2019 World Summit of Governments will issue more than 20 reports during its three days as part of its role as a global reference for future affairs. Which helps decision-makers to enact legislation and develop well-thought-out action plans based on accurate data.