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Aqdar World Summit kicks off Monday
November 23, 2018
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ABU DHABI: The Aqdar World Summit will kick off on Monday, 26th November, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).

The Summit which runs until November 28th, is organised by the Khalifa Student Empowerment Programme “Aqdar” in partnership with the United Nations and a number of local and international entities, and in cooperation with Index Conferences and Exhibitions, a member of INDEX Holding.

Held under the title “Role of Human Empowerment in Developing Stable Societies: Sustainable Development”, the event is expected to attract more than 1,500 visitors and participants from the region and the world. The Summit will focus on special strategies and concepts related to developing societies in order to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that were launched by the United Nations, which will be discussed during sessions and workshops.

The opening session will include a key remark from Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance.

The Summit will feature seven main sessions that will shed light on: Sheikh Zayed Strategies on Empowering People; Human Development for Economy Growth; Gender Parity for a Better Society; Sustainable Education for Flourishing Countries; Sustainable Goals and Successful Partnerships; Smart Infrastructure for Sustainable Nations; and Building Countries on Foundation of Justice and Peace.

The agenda will include 38 papers, 4 Youth panels organised by the Ministry of Interior Youth Council, in addition to 38 speakers from a number of countries including UAE, China, India, Russia, Kuwait, Germany, Singapore, Jordan and Egypt. It will also feature 18 workshops.

The Aqdar World Summit will witness an accompanying exhibition held in conjunction with the scientific sessions and workshops, and with the participation of more than 50 exhibitors.

WAM

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