Dubai: «The Gulf»
The Dubai Future Foundation organized a special dialogue session entitled “The Role of Governments in Empowering Future Generations” within the “Dubai Future Dialogues” hosted by Sophie Howe, Commissioner for Future Generations in Wales, and Khalfan Juma Belhoul, CEO of the Dubai Future Foundation.
The session, moderated by Patrick Nowak, Executive Director of the Foresight and Future Imagination Sector at Dubai Future Foundation, aimed at exchanging experiences and reviewing the most prominent government initiatives, plans and strategies aimed at providing a better future for current and future generations at the local and global levels.
Sophie Howe, whose main responsibility is to support government agencies in Wales to ensure the promotion of social, economic, environmental and cultural well-being for current and future generations and to prepare reports on future achievements and goals, pointed out the importance of sharing experiences and successful experiences in the field of anticipating future challenges and preparing sustainable plans to ensure a future Better for future generations in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
She said that these efforts aim primarily to raise the levels of quality of life for all segments of society, and to measure the achievement of these goals through comprehensive indicators that identify the most important aspects that must be developed during the next stage.
For his part, Khalfan Juma Belhoul, CEO of the Dubai Future Foundation, said that Dubai, under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, may God protect him, is on the right path to implement its unique and thought-based future vision. Creative and thoughtful risk-taking.
During his speech, he reviewed the various initiatives and projects of the Foundation concerned with involving government agencies and society in designing the future, and disseminating and disseminating successful practices in the public and private sectors, at the local and global levels, stressing that the design of the future is based on human beings first and foremost, and that the main task of modern technology is to serve people and facilitate their lives and ensure a better future for them.