Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has attended the inauguration of the fourth annual meeting of the Global Future Councils in Dubai on Sunday November 3rd.
The Global Future Councils meetings are organised by the UAE government, in partnership with The World Economic Forum.
The council discussed how energy technologies play a critical role for emissions reduction. It will focus on better understanding the role of energy technologies with a system perspective, and on making recommendations for action to accelerate the energy transition.
A number of councils focused on the future of vital sectors in the fields of technology, infrastructure, and geopolitical transformations, which looks into the challenges and solutions in these vital sectors.
The Global Future Councils meetings are attended by 700 experts and scientists from 70 countries, to discuss the future of this most vital of sectors, and explore the challenges ahead to map the future trends, and make a positive change in the lives of communities and peoples.
The meetings will discuss many topics including Energy Technologies, Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity and New Network Technologies, according to the Emirates News Agency (WAM).
The Global Future Councils will also tackle the future of international trade, and the effect of the current global conditions on trade opportunities in the Middle East region.