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World Government Summit Takes Place in Dubai


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Sun, 10 Feb 2019 09:50 GMT

The seventh edition of the World Government Summit (WGS), a global platform that places humanitarian interests as its main focus and aims to translate government policies into initiatives that benefit humanity, achieving a significant change in people's lives through the joint work, kicked off in Dubai on February 10th.

WGS 2019 focuses on 7 key trends, such as technology and its impact on future governments, health and the quality of life, the environment and climate change, trade and international cooperation, education and job marketing and future skills. 

Heads of state, ministers and government officials converged on this platform to discuss the world's future. This year the summit sees the attendance of more than 140 governments from around the world, more than 600 world-famous speakers, including heads of state, officials and leaders of international organisations, more than 30 international and regional organisations, 16 forums and more than 200 interactive sessions. 

To celebrate outstanding humanitarian and government initiatives from around the world the summit will award five international awards, such as the Most Innovative Government Experience in the World, the World's Best Minister Award, the Government Technology Award, the International Universities Challenge Award and the Data Presentation Award. 

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