Knowledge and Learning Week at the World Exhibition Expo 2020 Dubai

The thematic Week of Knowledge and Learning was marked at the World Exhibition Expo 2020 Dubai between December 12th and December 18th, 2021, during which numerous panels, conferences and delegation meetings were held. The thematic week presented an opportunity for an exchange of opinions on the need to adapt education, skills and labour market to new challenges and circumstances. Some of the discussed topics were intangible and tangible heritage, creative industries and knowledge economy.

The Expo thus provided a platform for the presentation and celebration of knowledge, culture and heritage of all participating countries, bringing them together under the theme of the Golden Jubilee on human solidarity.

The Minister of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia, prof. Radovan Fuchs, Ph.D., visited the World Exhibition during the thematic week „Knowledge and Learning“, and participated in the RewirEd conference, which provided an opportunity to bring the global academic community closer together in order to encourage some positive changes in the field of education. The Minister also took part in the Investment Summit, where he met H.E. Dr. Thani Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Foreign Trade in the Ministry of Economy of the United Arab Emirates. As part of the events at the World Exhibition, the Minister participated as a speaker at the symposium of the College of Arts, Sciences and Technology in Malta, whose topic was the future of education and the use of technology in the Republic of Croatia. On the last day of his visit, the Minister also attended the Ministerial Dinner at the World Exhibition hosted by N.E. Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Science of the United Arab Emirates.

A presentation of companies from Croatia’s IT industry was held in the Croatian Pavilion in order to present their work in the field of technology and innovation at the World Exhibition. After the presentations, the company representatives had the opportunity to connect with related companies from around the world and lay the foundations for future cooperation.

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