Sharjah commits to resource management, sustainability ahead of COP28 in UAE

Sep 16, 2023

Sharjah (UAE), Sept. 16 (ANI): In a display of commitment to addressing climate change, the 12th International Government Communication Forum (IGCF) was held in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. The event, held over two days on September 13-14, was marked by the presence of Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, who inaugurated the forum. Organized by the Sharjah Government Media Office at the Expo Center Sharjah, this year's IGCF attracted more than 250 speakers and participants, all rallying under the slogan "Today's Resources... Tomorrow's Wealth." Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of the Sharjah Media Council, set the tone for the event by emphasizing the importance of resource management and sustainability. The IGCF, an annual event that has been ongoing since 2012, is a platform that brings together government practitioners, students, and leaders to discuss strategies and government communication. Each year, the forum adopts a new theme, and this year's focus was on natural resources, water and food security, education, investment, and economics.