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Emirates News Agency – Archives International Council’s Organizing Committee for Congress Abu Dhabi 2023 announces formation of “Congress Youth Forum”


Abu Dhabi, 5 Oct The Congress will be held in Abu Dhabi from 9 to 13 October.

The forum will take place on October 12, 2023 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC) and will host participants aged 17 to 37, providing a platform for the younger generation to discuss topics most important to them, especially sustainability, as well as ways to address the challenges that shadow the world today. Information and By improving the effectiveness of knowledge management.

The forum’s agenda includes creative activities that encourage participants to innovate solutions to various sustainability challenges, including inviting participants to visit the exhibition hall at the ICA Abu Dhabi 2023 Congress.

The forum addresses how to guide archiving and information management to lay the foundation for a more sustainable future, and discusses several topics: “Information as a resource for achieving sustainability,” “Identifying and accessing reliably acquired information,” and “The responsibility to use information to enrich the knowledge society.”

Dr. Abdullah Al Raisi, Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the International Association of Archives for Abu Dhabi 2023 and Cultural Advisor to the Office of the President, said: “We are pleased to announce the hosting of the International Council on Archives Congress Youth Forum. in Abu Dhabi as part of the activities of this international event. The forum reflects the importance we place on involving them in decision-making and shaping the future of the archives sector, and embodies the UAE’s approach based on empowering the younger generation and promoting their engagement as engines of change as tomorrow’s builders. and a driving force for sustainable development.”

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He explained that the forum provides space for youth to participate in discussions focused on the use of information management methods, knowledge resources and document materials in addressing sustainability challenges. in different parts of the world.

The next session of the International Archives Congress, Abu Dhabi 2023, will be held under the theme “Enriching Knowledge Societies” and besides the International Archives Congress Hackathon, the International Archives Congress will include several activities within the framework of the Science Program. , and the International Council on Archives Congress Youth Forum.

The United Arab Emirates is the first country in the region to host this global event, and the next session of the International Archives Congress in Abu Dhabi is expected to be the largest in the event’s history, providing a dynamic platform for dialogue and communication. Between a group of archival professionals and thought leaders from around the world.

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