Dubai (UNA-OIC) – Dubai Future Foundation launched the Future Opportunities Report: The Global 50 at the World Government Summit 2023, unveiling 50 promising opportunities across various sectors and ten global megatrends. The report was created alongside 30 international experts and highlights opportunities to overcome global challenges such as scientific advancement, economic growth, government work and social development.
Mohammad Abdullah Al Gergawi, UAE Minister of Cabinet Affairs, Chairman of the World Government Summit, Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Managing Director of the Dubai Future Foundation, believes societies can design the future and that governments must anticipate major transformations and reduce associated risks. He highlighted 50 opportunities in the Future Foresight Report that provide a framework for future scenarios, including changes in education, reliance on robotics, innovative agriculture, unlimited energy, new materials, and energy storage in space. He emphasises the importance of human creativity in creating better futures and adjusting course to seize new opportunities.
The report offers insights across five categories: Health Reimagined, Enhanced Collaboration, Nature Restored, Societies Empowered, and Transformational Opportunities. The 10 global megatrends identified in the report include increased research activity and funding in materials science, data availability, and cybersecurity. The report is available in Arabic and English on the Dubai Future Foundation’s website.