Global Knowledge Societies Forum

The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture, in partnership with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), is holding the first International Knowledge Society Forum in Saudi Arabia on the theme “Building Knowledge Societies for Sustainable Human Development.”
The goal of this forum is to catalyze the development of a knowledge ecosystem. This two-day event will be offered in both Arabic and English and will engage international, Arab and Saudi leaders and decision makers from government, academia, and industry, who will discuss current developments in the creation, acquisition, and dissemination of knowledge.


Type of Event Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Start 09.12.2013 08:00 local time
End 10.12.2013 16:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Caine, Abel
Organizer King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture
Country Saudi Arabia
City Dhahran
Venue Saudi Aramco's Plaza Conference Center
Permanent Delegation Contact Permanent Delegation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to UNESCO
Major Programme
Language of Event English, Arabic
Estimated number of participants 400
Official Website
Link 1 Global Knowledge Societies Forum
Link 2 Live Streaming
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