Expo 2020 Dubai this week contributed to activating the global knowledge movement on a number of challenges and issues after the outbreak of the Corona pandemic, such as climate change, food security and the fight against poverty, and highlighted the development of crime in the modern era and its entry into a new virtual field that requires flexibility and speed in law enforcement.
In its report “Expo in a week”, the news agency of the Emirates “WAM” reviews the most outstanding events and events that the world event witnessed in its 24th week.
The Knowledge Summit at Expo 2020 Dubai, in its seventh session, was organized by the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation for Knowledge in cooperation with the United Nations Development Program, under the theme “Knowledge…Protecting humanity and the challenge of pandemics”, with the participation of a wide selection of experts, leaders and government officials from around the world.
The summit shed light on global challenges such as climate change, food security and the fight against poverty, reconsidering the general legal landscape and formulating a perception of legal practices in a post-pandemic world, and the need to create better economic and environmental systems. .
The summit saw a review of the results of Arab countries in the Global Knowledge Index for the year 2021, and the launch of the third edition of the report “Foresight the future of Knowledge”, which reviews the landscape of knowledge in the future. , and examines the differences between the transformative capacities of countries in relation to the main global risks.
World Police Summit
For 4 days, Expo 2020 Dubai hosted the first World Police Summit, with more than 8,500 delegates participating in a series of meetings and workshops at the summit, such as the International Association of Chiefs of Police meeting, the Think Tank of the World Summit on Policing and the Global Policing Innovation Exchange meeting.
The summit discussed the accelerating challenges facing the world today after the great developments it has witnessed in the field of large-scale technologies, communication and connectivity, which are exploited by criminals to diversify their activities and expand their geographic reach.
On the sidelines of the summit, the “Police Innovation and Resilience” conference and the “Criminal Investigative Sciences” conference, as well as other conferences in the areas of drug control, innovation and resilience in policing, and the capabilities of police dogs K9. units, on crime and its prevention.
At Expo 2020 Dubai, the activities of the second session of the annual forum of tolerance clubs in Emirati and international universities, organized annually by the Ministry of Tolerance and Coexistence, in cooperation with several state universities, were held to celebrate the achievements of these clubs. .
The Gulf Cooperation Council celebrated the “Day of Honour” at Expo 2020 Dubai, in the presence of the Secretary General of the Council, Nayef Falah Mubarak Al-Hajraf, and the Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, Commissioner General of Expo 2020 Dubai, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan.
The number of visits to Expo 2020 Dubai has reached 19.965 million in the 165 days since its opening on October 1, close to breaking the barrier of 20 million visits, while the number of virtual visits through digital platforms exceeded the 180 million.
The Expo also saw the resurgence of several countries that participated in the event, including Burkina Faso, Ireland, Botswana and Argentina.