Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, stressed that the World Government Summit (WGS)constitutes a bridge to understanding the future and a global platform to enhance preparedness and readiness that enables dealing with current and future changes in a manner that ensures the good of humanity and shapes the future of mankind.
“Through the summit, we aim to provide an annual platform to promote constructive cooperation between governments. The more we know what awaits us in the future, the more advanced and prepared development systems we will be able to develop, and as soon as governments succeed in their work, we will see more advanced, well-off, and successful societies.”
Then he added: “The current circumstances require new ideas that enhance the work of governments to be more flexible and interconnected in order to meet global changes.”The hopes of billions of people depend on the strategies, initiatives, and proactive solutions provided by governments that take into account their reality and provide solutions to current and future challenges.”
The World Government Summit is a realistic embodiment of the vision of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, which aims to develop a global platform and incubator to support future models of government work, based on innovation, understanding of reality, and meeting its requirements.
Dubai Crown Prince visits pre-summit day
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, said that the WGS “brings together a large group of thought leaders and decision-makers from across the world to discuss ideas that can shape a new future for the government.”
The Crown Prince attended a session titled ‘The Long View: Lessons from Investment Leaders’ moderated by John Defterios. The session featured addresses by Larry Fink, CEO of Blackrock, and His Excellency Khaldoon Mubarak, CEO of Mubadala. He also attended the “Ministerial Session: The Arab Youth Ministers”.
The Crown Prince said the Summit will generate innovative ideas and solutions to resolve challenges facing governments across the world and promote a dialogue on new approaches to take advantage of opportunities brought by an evolving environment by harnessing cutting-edge science, knowledge, and innovation.
The World Government Summit 2022 is set to host more than 4,000 senior government officials, experts, and leaders of the private sector from 190 countries. Featuring over 110 interactive sessions, the event brings together more than 30 global organizations to discuss the future of government.