Dubai /Â WAM
In the role of strategic partner, Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) attended and participated at the fifth edition of the World Government Summit (WGS, 2017).
Themed â€˜Shaping Future Governmentsâ€™, the summit has drawn participation from 139 countries and the largest international organisations and global institutions to discuss challenges and opportunities such as globalisation, education, health, sustainable development, innovation, youth and happiness, to empower governments with greater insights to enhance the future for their people and the world at large.
Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director-General of ADFD, said, “ADFDâ€™s participation in the fifth addition of the world government summit is aimed at supporting our wise leadershipâ€™s efforts to bring together key decision-makers, innovators, ministers, private and public sector representatives, experts and futurists, to examine the worldâ€™s most pressing challenges and identify solutions as well as examine best practices to deal with them. The summit will help build solid partnerships and align goals towards enhancing tomorrowâ€™s world.”
Moreover, ADFD has sponsored the first-of-its-kind Arab Youth Forum; led under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.