Abu Dhabi (Union)
The activities of the “first Trends Summit for Dialogue between Think Tanks and the Media”, organized by the “Trends Research and Consulting Center” at the Dubai World Trade Center, will kick off on Monday. The summit, which will bring together chief editors of a number of newspapers and a number of directors of media agencies and offices, and will take the form of a panel discussion, will focus on two main axes: the first is media and research cooperation to empower young people, protect them and enhance their awareness, while the second will focus on the future role of youth in media and research institutions, in light of Local and global interest in this category and its pivotal role in the sustainable development process. Dr. Muhammad Abdullah Al-Ali, CEO of “Trends Research and Consulting”, stressed that the media summit falls within the framework of the Trends Center for Research and Consultation’s conviction of the importance of integrating work between think tanks and media institutions to achieve common goals, especially with regard to educating public opinion about important issues and priorities. . He pointed out that the “Trends Media Summit” for dialogue between think tanks and media, which will take the form of a panel discussion, will study the development of visions for cooperation between the media and research centers to enhance the role of youth and support scientific research as one of the important knowledge entry points, adding that the media is the main engine in societies, and the carrier of what It happens and is happening, and that is why he has a great responsibility to spread enlightened thought based on research to confront the forces of darkness and extremism. Al-Ali stated that this summit, including responsible media figures, confirms the belief of the Trends Center for Research and Consultation and its awareness of the importance of young people as future leaders and the pillars of progress in any society and its advancement, pointing out that the summit seeks to establish a partnership between the media and scientific research centers to empower young people and raise their research capabilities. With the aim of creating young cadres with the skills of strategic analysis and future foresight.