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3rd WEF Global Future Councils annual meeting held in Dubai



3rd WEF Global Future Councils annual meeting held in Dubai: Theme, Details, Aim, Highlights

The 3rd World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Future Councils annual meeting was concluded on 14th November 2018 in Dubai, UAE.

The 3rd WEF Global Future Councils annual meeting provided experts with an aim to identify new ideas and models that can be applied to critical global challenges.

The 3rd WEF Global Future Councils annual meeting theme is 'Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution'.

The 3rd WEF Global Future Councils annual meeting comprised 38 distinct councils, the community of Global Future Councils covers subject areas like:
Global financial system, geopolitics, cities and urbanization, cybersecurity and the bio-economy.

Ideas generated at the meeting will be adopted and integrated into the programme of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2019 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, in January 2019.

Under the 3rd WEF three new councils were introduced:

1. Biodiversity and the Bio-economy, which aims to protect nature through innovative technology and business models,
2. New Social Contract, whose mandate is to rethink the future of work, education and gender parity,
3. Advanced Energy Technologies, which has been charged with developing ways to accelerate global energy transition.


World Economic Forum (WEF)

Headquarters: Cologny, Switzerland.

Founder and Executive Chairman: Professor Klaus Schwab.

President: Børge Brende.


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