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Misk Initiatives Center Displays Saudi Talent at Davos

Misk Initiatives Center Displays Saudi Talent at Davos

Friday, 24 January, 2020 - 11:00
Part of the session on reviewing the priorities of the G20 summit chaired by Saudi Arabia this year (World Economic Forum website)
Riyadh - Asharq Al-Awsat

Saudi youth will exhibit a number of their projects that aim to positively impact the world as part of Misk Foundation Initiatives Center’s participation in the World Economic Forum, which began in Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday.

Around 3,000 delegates representing 118 countries, including 53 heads of state, are attending the four-day 50th annual gathering.

The international profile of Misk Initiatives is enhanced with its presence at the Davos Forum for the third year in a row and its participation represented with a host of events, including a pavilion which showcased the Kingdom’s interactions in general and young leaders in particular, on global issues in 2020, along with discussions at the Global Misk Forum, organized by the Center for Initiatives annually in Riyadh with the presence of world leaders and influencers to discuss the knowledge economy and empowering entrepreneurs.

The pavilion also included a space for bilateral dialogues among delegates of Davos, after the center, through the Misk Global Forum, presented global programs on the future work and empowering young people in diverse areas, particularly in entrepreneurship and innovation.

There is also a cultural space at the pavilion with interactive digital content called the Saudi Café, where delegates from various cultures got to know the Saudi culture and its society, and were briefed about “Misk Charitable Initiatives” and its role in empowering youth, in an experiment that simulates the activities offered by the Center through its various programs.

The Saudi Café offered attendees multiple opportunities to conclude agreements of participation in any of Misk’s diverse initiatives in the fields of business, culture, technology and media.

The center also offered an opportunity for young people around the world to participate in the “#ItStartWithUs” campaign, which includes 3 million international partners, to participate in achieving the sustainable development goals in their innovative ways.

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