Around 2000 participants from over 120 countries around the world attended the Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Good Global Summit in Switzerland between May 28-31 to discuss the latest innovations in AI and how they could be utilized to combat pressing global issues.

Read more: Tech industry experts meet at ‘AI for Good Summit’ to make AI a ‘force for good’

By Hicham Saoud, head of e-government practice and Claire Khoury, marketing & communication director at Sofrecom

All around the world, 193 UN member states keep developing digital transformation investment programs to optimize the costs of their public sector, reform their administrative processes and improve the quality as well as the efficiency of their service provided to the users. They develop dematerialized public services mainly in the fields of e-education, e-employment, e-health, e-environment and social e-protection.

Read more: The new stakes in e-government

In light of Egypt’s preparation of the national strategy for AI, the Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat has received Ambassador of Finland to Egypt Laura Kansikas-Debraise, where they discussed enhancing cooperation in Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Read more: Egypt’s AI aspirations materialize with new cooperation

By Dr. Mansoor Anwar Habib, Head of Happiness & Tolerance, du

Corporate environments across the UAE are undergoing a fundamental change. As the world shifts to embrace unity, champion diversity and empower people from all walks of life, the need to incorporate these values in the workplace is becoming essential.

Read more: Tolerant workplaces foster tolerant societies

By: Dr. Daniel Diemers, Partner, PwC Strategy& Switzerland, Jad Hajj, Partner and Imad Atwi and Ramzi Khoury, Principals with Strategy& ME, part of the PwC network

Blockchain has the power to transform the public and private sectors, with significant effects on the national economy. For telecom operators in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), leading and facilitating that change presents a major opportunity.

Read more: How MENA telecom operators can win the race to blockchain

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