12th IGCF in Sharjah Advocates Sustainable Resource Management

On September 13-14, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, hosted the 12th International Government Communication Forum (IGCF), reaffirming its commitment to combat climate change and promote sustainable resource management.

Key Points:

  • Resource Management Emphasis: Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, highlighted the significance of resource management and sustainability.
  • Triangular Approach: He emphasized the role of natural resources, qualified human resources, and advanced technology in transforming resources into wealth.
  • Forum Background: The IGCF is an annual event that began in 2012, serving as a platform for government practitioners, students, and leaders to discuss government communication strategies.
  • 2023 Theme: This year's focus areas included natural resources, water and food security, education, investment, and economics.
  • Global Hub for Solutions: The IGCF has become a centre for global discussions and innovative solutions to pressing challenges.
  • COP Summit Hosting: As the UAE prepares to host the upcoming COP summit, the discussions at IGCF 12 underscore the nation's dedication to addressing climate change and promoting sustainability.