Dubai: Global Government Summit to shape the future and set the agenda for the next decade – News

The summit will welcome more than 4,000 participants from 190 countries

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Published: Sun 27 Mar 2022, 7:48 PM

As the world struggles to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic and strives to meet international commitments to sustainable development and climate neutrality, the World Government Summit 2022 (WGS2022) will convene in Dubai.

Since its inception nearly a decade ago, the summit, which will be held under the theme “Shaping Future Governments”, has dedicated its platform to shaping the future, anticipating opportunities and setting the agenda for future governments.

The summit will take place at Expo 2020 Dubai from March 29-30, coinciding with the final days of the World Expo.

This year, the summit sets the agenda for the next decade of government by harnessing technology, digital transformation and serving as a stage for analysis of future trends, concerns and opportunities facing humanity.

The summit will attract the participation of senior government officials, senior representatives of international organizations, private sector leaders, thinkers, opinion makers, futurists and experts from around the world.

Through more than 110 interactive sessions and panels, an elite group of speakers will shed light on key global challenges and ways to improve government performance and prepare for and respond to sudden changes. The platform will also explore the future of science, technology, health and other sectors, and their roles in building a sustainable future for the next generations.

The world is counting on the recommendations of WGS2022, the largest global gathering since the outbreak of the pandemic, to chart a roadmap for governments in the post-pandemic era. Through its sessions, themes, forums and knowledge reports, the summit will examine a wide range of pressing issues facing humanity and highlight the latest trends shaping future governments. Its activities will focus on envisioning a future in which people enjoy higher levels of well-being, good health, top-notch education and life-enriching experiences.


WGS2022 will welcome more than 4,000 participants from 190 countries. The selection of themes, sessions and events for this year’s edition reflects the concern to create future opportunities and to help governments around the world, who have borne the brunt of Covid-19, to accelerate recovery. post-pandemic.

In line with its mission to improve people’s lives by improving the work of government, the summit will showcase an innovative way to strengthen governments’ preparedness for the future, based on the human capacity for foresight and proactivity, and leveraging state-of-the-art technology to react quickly to change, overcome challenges and adapt to unexpected events.

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