… As Pope Francis praises UAE for sign-posting a tolerant world
Global political and business decision makers, NGOs and philanthropists attending the seventh World Government Summit (WGS 2019) in Dubai, UAE to create a vision for a brighter, more sustainable future world have been told that artificial intelligence (A1) will redefine jobs and human intelligence, going forward. Speaking to CNN’s Richard Quest, IMF Managing Director Christine said artificial intelligence will drastically reshape the future of jobs and human intelligence, adding that even her own job will be “adjusted” in the future.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan spoke of a new era for investment opportunities in the country as it seeks to unshackle itself from the corruption that has marred its reputation for many years.
President of a resurgent Rwanda, Paul Kagame, said Africa could realize its full potential by becoming one united continent. “Young Africans must be given a real stake in the future of their continent,” he said, as he addressed a brimming plenary hall at Madinat Jumeriah.
Actor-turned-philanthropist Harrison Ford said climate change was the greatest moral crisis of our time.
At the start of the week, leadership expert and entrepreneur Tony Robbins announced he is collaborating with UAE leadership on a humanitarian project to feed one billion people.
In a world first, Dubai’s Crown Prince His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid said that cities of the future could become the world’s bread basket to meet soaring global population growth.
And just a week after the first ever Papal visit to the Arabian Peninsula, Pope Francis addressed the summit via a live video, where he said the UAE has started a new historical chapter in a modern, tolerant world. The event rounded off Tuesday, February 12, 2019 wherein attendees affirmed WGS has proven to be a catalyst for serious global change.