Sunday, 17 Nov 2019 | 20 Rabi Al Awwal 1441
Shape MENA gathering sees discussions on current affairs

Shape MENA gathering sees discussions on existing affairs

With the primary theme of producing shared worth, more than 100 international shapers from 60 nations took element in panels and workshops to go over the 3 pillars: folks, planet and productivity. The discussions that had been held had been in the context of the existing affairs and aspirations of young folks in the area.

Sayyid Badr bin Hamad bin Hamoud al Busaidi, secretary basic in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, spoke about coexistence and the part of the sultanate in producing shared worth. The sessions had been performed by eminent speakers representing different fields and industries such as government, art, culture and volunteerism.

A handful of of the primary speakers integrated senior director for Strategic Affairs in the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Court, Mona Hammami, Emmy nominated journalist and senior correspondent at AJ+, Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, renewable power professional and founder of Hussam Technology business, Firas al Abduwani, and humanitarian activist and winner of Pioneering Arab Woman Award, Maali al Asousi.

Abdullahi Alim, neighborhood manager of the Global Shapers Community in Middle East &amp North Africa stated, “This Shape MENA was a phenomenal experience for us as participants and the World Economic Forum at large. I look forward to sharing these learnings with the Forum to help inform our programming in the coming year. The Muscat Hub has set a new standard.”

Samah al Rawahi, curator of the Muscat Hub, stated, “We are proud to have been able to host Shape MENA in Muscat this year. We have had a total of almost 500 applications to join this exciting event, from over 60 countries spanning all continents of the globe.”

She added, “Getting Global Shapers to share their perspective with us during the past three days has been phenomenal. It was a reflection of the values that we portray of Oman, showcasing hospitality, cultural cohesion, and sense of community.”

The GSC is an initiative of the World Economic Forum, a worldwide network of Hubs, or groups of youths, created and led by promising young leaders, or Shapers, who want to construct on their achievements and entrepreneurial drive to make a good contribution to their communities. The Muscat Hub, founded in 2012, represents Omanis and residents of Muscat from all walks of life who are united by a typical wish to channelise their power into getting a good nearby influence.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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