The initiative empowers grassroots social innovators with funding and guidance to improve lives, their communities and the environment. WAM
The spread of coronavirus COVID-19 is having a major impact on global public, social, and economic health. The solidarity shown by the international community as it navigates through the consequences that have resulted from the unprecedented global crisis is heartening.
The exceptional “World Government Summit- Expo 2020” will be the biggest gathering yet since its inception with expected attendance of over 10,000 high-profile officials, 30 international organisations and 600 experts and scholars.
Expo 2020 Dubai and its legacy are expected to contribute Dhs122.6 billion of gross value added (GVA), to the UAE’s economy from 2013 to 2031, according to the EY report, ‘The economic impact of Expo 2020 Dubai.’
Akira Yamada, a self-taught Japanese artist, has been given a unique task to create a series of paintings based on his own technique ‘crystal tablet’ which will then be displayed at Expo 2020. Yamada said this was an honour for him and an opportunity to spread the energy of happiness all around the world.
“Dubai and the UAE continue to demonstrate their commitment to supporting the global technology community in accelerating growth and innovation, boosting resilience and driving its transformation agenda in the post-pandemic phase."
#StopTheWaste is a movement for change launched by the United Nations World Food Programme and aims to spotlight the global issue of food waste and offer a simple solution we can all take to fight hunger by just wasting less food.
Expo 2020 Dubai can serve as a role model for future global events in the new normal, to bring people from all over the world together again,