The International Government Communication Forum (IGCF 2020) concluded on Thursday with a call for sustained efforts to combat climate change and to create more original media content to change the West’s perception of Arab societies.
The rapidly changing global communications landscape reinforces the need to create an enabling environment to develop and maintain effective government communication as it influences the reputation of governments and organisations in the international arena, said Chairman of Sharjah Media Council (SMC) Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Qasimi.
The robust agenda of the ninth edition of the International Government Communication Forum 2020 will host nine workshops targeting students, journalists, photojournalists and government communication employees.
Inventions like the steam engine have changed the course of human life and history. Similarly, the information and communication revolution became an engine of global change, and today, this sector has become a dominant influence on the future in our ever-changing world, according to Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman of Sharjah Media Council.
Themed ‘Beyond Communications’, the high-profile 2-day global summit sheds light on key challenges and issues in the field of government communication on motivating individuals to play a key role in the development drive.
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, will witness the opening of the two-day International Government Communication Forum (IGCF) on Wednesday at Expo Centre Sharjah.
Former Director-General of Unesco Irina Bokova said that there is no better place than Sharjah to speak about cross-cultural communication and the process of social inclusion.
Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi has said that delivering ‘communication for the public’ has been at the heart of Sharjah’s 40-year cultural project.
Technology, being a community enabler, lay at the heart of the in-depth discussions conducted during the 9th International Government Communication Forum (IGCF) which concluded in Sharjah on Thursday.