Around total of 4,000 participants including 600 speakers, four Nobel laureates , 200 interactive sessions, 140 countries, 30 high-profile international institutions, 20 conclusive reports, 10 leaders of government and state , 16 perceptive forums, three guest nations – the long-awaited seventh edition of the World Government Summit to be organized in Dubai from 10-12th February as the largest international summit yet.
Minister of Cabinet affairs, as well as the prospective Chairman of the summit, Mohammad Abdullah Al Gergawi, unveiled the details of the summit at a brief statement at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers in Dubai on Wednesday. He told, “ “The aim of the World Government Summit is to improve the quality of life of the seven billion people around the world by focusing on how best governments can use their resources to address the challenges facing humanity.”
The largest international summit veered on seven key pillars, all targeted at forming a better future prospect for the global citizen.
According to the UAE Cabinet Affairs Minister, Mohammad Abdullah Al Gergawi, “the world has suffered because of the failure of governments. We required to prepare governments to confront changes in the future, be it in education, health, infrastructure, transportation. There are no developing or developed countries, just seven billion people looking for a happy and peaceful life ”.
The key pillars include the impact of technology on the prospective governments, health issues and the standard of life, climate change and sustainable environment, international cooperation on trading, educational influence on the labor market and potent skills, media and communication between peoples and government, and the interlinked communities and policies.
According to him, India was the respected guest at the summit in the last year. This year, we have three countries – Costa Rica from Latin America, Estonia from Europe and Rwanda from Africa.