Wed 08-03-2017 19:26 PM

DP World Strategic Sponsor of Public Diplomacy and Government Communication Forum

DUBAI, 8th March 2017 (WAM) - The Government of Dubai Media Office (GDMO) today announced that DP World is a Strategic Sponsor of the Public Diplomacy and Government Communication Forum (PDGCF) that will take place on 12 March 2017.

Being held under the patronage of Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, PDGCF is a new initiative that aims to help government organisations optimise their communication strategies through a discussion of global best practices and success stories from both the region and the world.

Director - Strategic Media Affairs of GDMO Noora Al Abbar said: "The support extended by DP World, one of the world’s leading enablers of the trading and logistics sectors, to the Forum is testament to the unique value that this event delivers and a recognition of the importance of public diplomacy and communication in larger national strategies. We are happy to have DP World on board as a Strategic Sponsor, as we bring together experts and professionals from across the world to discuss key strategic issues in the practice of public diplomacy and communication, which are increasingly vital to the effectiveness of government."

Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications at DP World Kate Delahunty said: "As a leading catalyst of international trade, DP World is keen to share its experiences of developing a sustainable trading sector through long term partnerships and provide its expertise to support governments looking to develop and diversify their economy, in line with the vision of the UAE’s leadership. The Public Diplomacy and Government Communication Forum offers an excellent platform to share experiences, best practices and success stories in communicating government messages that can help government organisations develop effective strategies in today’s rapidly changing environment. We are proud of our partnership with Government of Dubai Media Office, and we commend its role in supporting Dubai’s vision and strategy."

The Public Diplomacy and Government Communication Forum will be held on 12 March 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The Forum will provide a platform for a rich and varied discussion of major strategic issues in public diplomacy and government communication through workshops and interactive sessions. The Forum is set to attract high-level experts in government communication, as well as seasoned communication consultants from the region and across the world.

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