THIS JUST IN: The Kingdom's Youth-Empowering Global Forum Kickstarts In Riyadh Today
This one's a forum not to miss. #miskglobalforum
The latest edition of the MISK Global Forum 2018 begins today (Wednesday) at the Four Seasons Hotel in Riyadh. International and regional speakers and leaders of the world's most prominent youth organisations are coming together to present MISK's event called "Future Skills" until Thursday.
The Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Foundation (MiSK) Global Forum is in its third edition this year after having been founded by Crown Prince MBS as a non-profit philanthropic foundation.
According to its official website, it was established with the goals of empowering the youth of Saudi Arabia and better enable them to become active participants in the future economy.
Many inspirational leaders and speakers are going to share what they know with thousands of young attendees
According to Saudi Gazette, the event is expected to have thousands of attendees of whom all come from a variety of sectors: young leaders, entrepreneurs, executives and even officials representing government and private sectors.
Jordan's Queen Rania even attended the MiSk Global Forum, last year.
How can #blockchain address some of the world's biggest challenges? From a form of currency to applications in engineering and IT, we're looking at what the real-life uses of blockchain might be. pic.twitter.com/p2xKkzphxo— Misk Global Forum (@MiskGlobalForum) November 14, 2018
The two-day forum will focus on three focal themes
The three main themes of this year's forum are "Developing Individuals", "Adapt with the interactive partnership between man and machine," and "Promoting human cooperation."
Around 60 interactive sessions will help its attendees gain inspiration, learn to challenge themselves, to cooperate and experience by listening- eventually leading them to be better prepped for their future.
Doesn't that sound dandy?
On Wednesday morning, several speakers have already gone on stage to share their company's investment in the youth
Like one of the Kingdom's favorite telecom brands, STC, who had its group chief executive engineer Nasser Al Nasser discuss how the company invests in youth at 'a high level and in various fields, and STC's support for medium and small enterprises that help support its orientation towards youth empowerment."
الرئيس التنفيذي لمجموعة STC المهندس ناصر الناصر "شركة الاتصالات السعودية تستثمر في الشباب على مستوى عالٍ وفي مجالات متعددة. لدينا دعم المنشآت المتوسطة والصغيرة، أكاديمية STC، انسباير يو، والعديد من القنوات التي تدعم توجهنا نحو تمكين الشباب". #MiskGlobalForum pic.twitter.com/jR4Z0uZXpt— STC Live - مباشر (@STCLive) November 14, 2018
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