UAE signs sustainable global deal with WEF

01 June 2022

The UAE government and the World Economic Forum (WEF) (Davos 2022) signed a sustainable global strategic partnership deal that ushers in a new era of continuous, fruitful bilateral cooperation over the coming two decades.

 The agreement aims to boost the exploration of future opportunities, while augmenting integration and cooperation in supporting global efforts to achieve mutual objectives and develop comprehensive future plans and strategies.

The UAE-WEF Sustainable Global Strategic Partnership was unveiled during a meeting between Mohammad Abdullah Al Gergawi, UAE Minister of Cabinet Affairs, and Prof Klaus Schwab, WEF Founder and President. The bilateral meeting was held on the sidelines of the WEF Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, last month.

More than 2,000 government officials, decision makers and elite leaders from the private sector and academia attended the annual meeting. The partnership agreement was signed by Al Gergawi and Prof Schwab. The UAE-WEF global partnership encompasses numerous levels of cooperation, partnerships, bilateral initiatives and programmes. The agreement seeks to bolster the UAE’s national strategies and achieve its future visions across different fields. It also supports achieving WEF’s objectives by leveraging innovation, technology, artificial intelligence, and Fourth Industrial Revolution solutions across sectors.  

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