Jordan: conference to tackle energy, population challanges

07 November, 20:00

    (ANSAmed) - AMMAN, NOVEMBER 7 - Several thousand scientists and businessmen from around the world on Tuesday converged on the Dead Sea to take part in an international conference to tackle major issues facing the world including renewable energy, poverty and science advancement.

    King Abdullah inaugurated the session and tweeted about his pleasure to hosting the forum, which organizers hope would help set up a path towards tackling major issues facing the world such as rapid growth of population. Scientists, including Nobel Lauriates and political leaders take part in the Science Forum.

    The 4-day Forum will include key sessions on topics including the right to an education that unlocks opportunities in the world of today. Delegates will also examine the challenges and opportunities of the digital age, and the role science must play in making our planet resilient and resource aware.

    Jordanian official says event has the full support of the UN Secretary-General António Guterres and will be attended by several Nobel Laureates and senior government representatives from around the world. The WSF National Task Force is comprised of Jordan's representatives from science, research and academia, and includes Ms. Costanza Farina, UNESCO representative, Amman, H.E. Dr. Omar Al Razzaz, Minister of Education, Jordan, and H.E.

    Prof. Adel Tweissi, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan amongst many others. (ANSAmed).

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