Sheikh Khalid, Sheikh Ahmed part of UAE's team at Davos
The Davos Forum intends this year to announce its global plan to provide one billion people with new skills.
The UAE is participating with a top-level delegation in the 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, starting today. The global forum, which concludes on January 24, has a theme of 'Stakeholders for a cohesive and sustainable world'.
The UAE delegation comprises Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, member of the abu dhabi executive council and chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Office; Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and chairman and chief executive of Emirates airline and Group, in addition to four ministers in the Federal Government and a number of UAE officials.
The UAE will participate at the key sessions of the forum, which will discuss challenges facing the world at various levels such as economy, business leadership and the fourth industrial revolution, etc.
The UAE will also organise, for the first time, an affiliated session for the first time as part of the meetings' agenda in collaboration with Davos. These panels will see the participation of more than 50 international personalities who will contribute to enriching the debate. During this annual meeting of the WEF, discussions will focus on seven major themes: environment, economy, technology, fourth industrial revolution, society, industry, and government policies.
The UAE delegation also comprises Mohammad bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, UAE Minister of Cabinet Affairs and the Future; Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, UAE Minister of Economy; Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment; Dr Ahmad bin Abdullah Humaid Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Higher Education and Advanced Skills, and Abdullah bin Touq, Secretary-General of the UAE Cabinet.
The Davos Forum intends this year to announce its global plan to provide one billion people with new skills that are more suitable for the labour market and to qualify them in order to occupy jobs during the next ten years.
For its part, the UAE unveiled its intent to help the WEF achieve this goal, thus becoming the first country in the world to contribute to the realisation of this strategic goal of the Forum and setting an example to follow.
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