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WTO Chief, Malcolm Gladwell and Visionaries Close World Government Summit 2018 with Future Forecasts Dubai, United Arab Emirates. -Tuesday 13 February 2018  

The sixth edition of the World Government Summit (WGS 2018) ended in Dubai with invigorating talks highlighting the seismic and inevitable changes innovation will bring, and a plea for institutions to realign with the new world order. “Eight out of 10 jobs that are lost in advanced...

Women Empowerment, Innovation Take Center Stage at World Government Summit 2018 -Monday 12 February 2018  

The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in collaboration with the World Bank and its sister organization, the International Finance Corporation, launched the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) on day two of the sixth World Government Summit (WGS 2018) in...

UAE Launches Humanitarian Aid Databank at World Government Summit -Sunday 11 February 2018  

The UAE today launched a humanitarian logistics databank at the World Government Summit (WGS) in Dubai. Announced by HRH Princess Haya bint Al Hussein, Chairperson of the International Humanitarian City, the databank will improve the speed and efficiency of humanitarian aid and emergency...

Indian Premier Joins World Leaders to Champion Technology and Reform at World Government Summit 2018 -Sunday 11 February 2018  

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi championed technology as a means of development and warned of its potential to be used as a means of destruction in his address at the sixth World Government Summit (WGS 2018) in Dubai.   “Technology has empowered the common man via minimum government,...

Transportation of the Future Discussed at World Government Summit in Dubai -Tuesday 14 February 2017  

The future of transportation, specifically the impending arrival of autonomous cars, was a major topic at the second day of the 5th annual World Government Summit attended by 4,000 global leaders from 139 countries in Dubai. Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, said that although driverless cars will be...

World Government Summit: World Governments Must Adapt to a New Normal in Era of Unprecedented Change -Sunday 12 February 2017  

His Highness, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai welcomed 4000 global leaders and experts from 139 countries today in Dubai to kick off the 5th annual World Government Summit.  The first day featured an opening address from...

UAE Sets Global Framework for Governments to Prioritize Happiness as Key Measure of Progress & Development -Saturday 11 February 2017  

With the World Health Organization expecting depression to rank in the top three biggest diseases within the next 15 years, over 300 global experts, scientists and decision makers met in Dubai today for the first Global Dialogue on Happiness. The conference is a global initiative driven by...

Sheikh Mohammed launches “Climate Change Reimagined”: An exhibition by The Museum of the Future in Dubai -Friday 10 February 2017  

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, inaugurated today the Museum of the Future installation at the 5th annual World Government Summit, taking place in Dubai on February 12-14, 2017. The exhibit proposes three...