The UAE government and the World Economic Forum (WEF) share a joint vision for shaping a better future for global societies, stated a uae minister. Mohammad Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and Co-chair of the Global Future Councils, emphasized the two-decade partnership between the UAE and WEF.
He made this statement at the opening of the Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils 2023, attended by Mirek Dušek, Managing Director of the World Economic Forum, and senior officials from WEF and the UAE government.
The event, taking place in Dubai until October 18, brings together around 600 government officials, entrepreneurs, experts, and futurists from around the world to address significant global challenges.
Al Gergawi discussed the importance of human curiosity and the Global Future Councils’ role in addressing questions related to digital transformation, geopolitics, climate change, economic and social transformations, space, and advanced science and technology.
During his keynote, he addressed critical societal issues, such as the future of justice and equality, the digital divide, and the need to protect the planet to address climate challenges.