Riyadh – :
The 5th Misk Global Forum was kicked off virtually on Sunday, in Riyadh with a global participation of a number of speakers, representatives of international youth institutions, young leaders and entrepreneurs, and officials from the government and private sectors around the world. The forum is being organized by Prince Mohammed bin Salman Foundation (MiSK), represented by the Initiatives Center, to discuss change and the importance of individual actions in creating a global impact that motivates and inspires young people, with participation of more than 70 speakers in more than 12 discussion sessions.
The CEO of Misk Global Forum Shaima Hamid Al-Ddin, opened the forum with a speech in which she spoke about the challenges that the young generation faces amid the COVID-19 pandemic with regard to the future of education and the future of jobs and mental health. She pointed out that the forum this year is a response to the Coronavirus pandemic, as it discusses skills and experiences required for change, which will help young people to overcome current obstacles to achieve the desired success and build a more sustainable future.
During the Forum, the ten projects that qualified for the Entrepreneurship World Cup finals were announced, which are out of 100 start-ups selected from 175,000 participants from 200 countries around the world.–SPA