Expo 2020 Dubai this week contributed to activating the global knowledge movement on a series of challenges and problems that have arisen with the outbreak of the “Covid-19” pandemic.
At the forefront of these issues are climate change, food security and the fight against poverty, while the event sheds light on the development of criminality in the modern era and its entry into a new virtual field that requires flexibility and speed in the application of the law.
top of knowledge
The Knowledge Summit, which was launched 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 range 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 an insight on legal practices in the post-pandemic world and the need to create better economic systems. and environmental.
The summit saw a review of the results of Arab countries in the Global Knowledge Index for the year 2021, and the third edition of the “Foresight of the Future of Knowledge” report was launched, which reviews the landscape of future knowledge and examines the differences between the transforming capacities of the countries in the face of the main global risks.
World Police Summit
For 4 days, Expo 2020 Dubai hosted the first World Police Summit, with the attendance of more than 8,500 delegates, who participated in a series of meetings and workshops that took place at the Summit, such as the meeting of the International Association of Chiefs Police, the World Police Summit Think Tank and the World Police Innovation Exchange meeting.
The summit discussed the accelerating challenges facing the world today, especially after the great developments it witnessed in the field of large-scale technologies, communication and connectivity, which criminals exploit to diversify their illegal activities and expand their geographic reach. .
On the sidelines of the summit, the conferences “Police Innovation and Resilience” and “Criminal Investigation Sciences” were held, in addition to other conferences in the areas of drug control, innovation and resilience in police work, and from the police. canine units / K9 / The summit also allocated 6 specialized exhibition areas for the latest technologies, products and services in the areas of crime detection and prevention.
Tolerance Clubs Forum
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 forum featured a discussion table opened by Afra Al-Sabri, general director of the Ministry of Tolerance and Coexistence, in which all the heads and members of the tolerance clubs of the universities participated, in which the most important of these clubs over two years. , ideas and experiences were exchanged, the most important initiatives of these clubs were reviewed, and a unified vision for greater enrichment and activity on campus was developed.
day of honor
The Gulf Cooperation Council celebrated its Day of Honor at Expo 2020 Dubai, in the presence of Nayef Falah Mubarak Al-Hajraf, Secretary General of the Council, and Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, Commissioner General of Expo 2020 .
The celebration began with the raising ceremony of the flag of the Emirates and the flag of the Cooperation Council of the Arab States of the Gulf, on the platform of nations in Al Wasl square, and the celebration witnessed a series of performances of the Knights of the Emirates. Aerobatic Team, with seven aircraft, and led by a group of professional pilots.
The number of visits registered by Expo 2020 Dubai has reached 19,9,065 in the 165 days that have elapsed since the opening of the world event on October 1 last until March 14, close to breaking the barrier of 20 million visits , while the number of virtual visits through digital platforms exceeded 180 million A paid visit with a variety of entertainment events available through the “Live by Expo” platform.
The Expo saw a number of participating countries commemorate their national days, as the global event saw Burkina Faso, the Republic of Ireland and the Republic of Botswana celebrate national days, in addition to the Argentine Republic.