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DUBAI, UAE, March 25, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The seventh edition of the Knowledge Summit, themed 'Knowledge: Protecting Humanity and the Planet in the Pandemic' officially concluded their wide range of events and informative sessions held between March 14 - 18, 2022. The summit witnessed the participation of more than 108 major speakers, including experts, leaders, and government officials from all over the world. 15 virtual sessions were conducted, scoring 1,154,761 views. 25 live sessions were aired on the summit's website and social media platforms over the course of the five days, with 1137 people attending the offline sessions held at Expo 2020 Dubai headquarters on 14 and 15 March.
The Knowledge Summit 2022 was organized by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF), in collaboration with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). Leaders and experts at the Summit highlighted the importance for countries and institutions around the world to join forces and re-imagine knowledge acquisition in societies over the next few years. They believed that such optimal use of knowledge would allow countries to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals and meet the challenges of the current decade.
His Excellency Jamal bin Huwaireb, CEO of MBRF, said, "The seventh edition of the Knowledge Summit, held over a period of five days, served as a platform for in-depth intellectual discussions with leaders, experts, thinkers, and participants. These sessions have worked toward highlighting the risks, impacts, opportunities, and options for managing and anticipating challenges, and have worked towards formulating appropriate solutions to combat these challenges in the next 10 years. The Summit has successfully conveyed the message that knowledge is the power of the future, and that its acquisition comes from the modernization of education systems, and facilitation of its provision to young people."
The MBRF is an affiliate of the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), which aims to strengthen future generations and empower them to devise sustainable solutions that facilitate the process of knowledge acquisition and research in the Arab world. It also strives to establish knowledge-based societies by funding research projects, activities, and initiatives.
In line with the Foundation's support for ideas and innovation, the MBRF focuses on three major pillars, namely education, entrepreneurship, and research and development. The Foundation is currently working to further develop human resources in the region by creating a broad base of human expertise with extensive knowledge and talent. This will also help provide more opportunities for younger generations to acquire knowledge and build all the skills required to secure a better future and improve their quality of life.
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