Today in his office, Dr. Salim M. AlMalik, Director General of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), received M. Steffen Krueger, representative of the German Conrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) in the Kingdom of Morocco, and together they examined the latest preparations for the launch of « the Forum of the Future », to be organized by ISESCO, in cooperation with the Foundation, in its headquarters in Rabat, on 17-18 February 2020,
During the meeting the two parties highlighted the importance of organizing the said Forum and explored the major topics it will address, with the participation of international experts and distinguished personalities in the field of strategic foresight as well as representatives of international organizations and private sector. The topics of the Forum include the latest applications and uses of Artificial Intelligence and the anticipation of the future of the world by 2040, in addition to other topics related to the workshops which will be held during the forum on some of ISESCO fields of competence, namely education, culture and sciences.
Talks also explored cooperation opportunities between ISESCO and Conrad Adenauer Foundation in light of the Organization’s new vision which adopts openness to civil society institutions to serve the citizens of its Member States.
It is worth mentioning that the Conrad Adenauer Foundation, a non profit institution, was established in 1964 and bears the name of Conrad Hermann Adenauer, first German Chancellor after World War II (1949-1963). The Foundation is active in supporting democracy, establishing the rule of law and promoting peace.
The meeting was attended by Dr Kais Hammami, Director of the Center of Strategic Foresight and Dr Mohammed Hadi Sehili, Legal Advisor to the Director General.