Abu Dhabi: The National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Authority (NCEMA) has announced that it will host the Crisis and Emergency Management Summit (CEMS) 2023 under the patronage of National Security Advisor Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
The summit, to be held in Abu Dhabi on May 9-10, will discuss emergency, crisis and disaster management mechanisms to improve the preparedness of emergency and crisis systems, unify the sector’s global efforts, and will also highlight the sector’s The future in a time of increasing global threats and risks, as well as current major issues.
Ali Saeed Al Neyadi, Chairman of the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Authority (NCEMA), said: “We are pleased to announce the theme of this year’s CEMS: ‘Abu Dhabi 2023’. This year, we will discuss the UAE’s role in strengthening emergencies, crises and disasters. Important role in terms of international partnerships in management.It will study the biggest challenges facing the emergency and crisis management sector and current global trends based on strategic cooperation between the UAE and several countries, international organizations and other relevant institutions.This Key events will help highlight forward-looking and effective strategies and plans, including best global standards and practices in emergency and crisis management, as well as the application of the latest technologies.”
He emphasized that the community plays a vital role in managing emergencies and crises through pre-emptive preparedness and volunteering, where the UAE community has contributed greatly to overcoming challenges in various previous crises.
The upcoming summit is a global platform with substantial international participation, recognizing the importance of the ongoing development of the emergency, crisis and disaster management landscape. The gathering is significant due to current technological innovations, including advances in artificial intelligence systems, solutions and digital platforms.
The summit aims to strengthen partnerships, encourage international cooperation and facilitate the exchange of knowledge and expertise related to emergencies, crises and disasters.
The summit will address the most pressing global challenges and trends in the field, while promoting the adoption of best international practices, including anticipating and forecasting future risks, to improve the global response to crises and cross-border emergencies. The event will highlight national capabilities, professional talent and the UAE’s model of excellence in emergency, crisis and disaster management, which will further enhance the UAE’s global reputation.
The summit will explore the role of all institutions, including the private sector and civil society, in managing emergencies and crises, including challenges and impacts.