Fourth edition of Emirati Media Forum to be held on November 6

This year’s edition will focus on the national role of the UAE media

Staff report
10:56 October 7, 2017
Mona Ghanem Al Marri

Dubai: Dubai Press Club will hold the fourth edition of the Emirati Media Forum on November 6, 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. This year’s edition will focus on the national role of the UAE media at a time when the region is beset with political turmoil. The forum will look at how the media can support the influential role and position of the UAE on major regional and international issues, and play a greater part in supporting national development across sectors.

This year’s edition will analyse the key issues facing the local media, with a special focus on its national responsibilities. The Forum will also look at how the media can develop the leadership and capabilities required to keep pace with the rapid growth in visual, print and audio technologies.

Mona Ghanem Al Marri, President of Dubai Press Club, reiterated the importance of the media’s national role and its alignment with the UAE’s development goals in various areas like space, educational and technological advancement, as well as adopting the best practices in research and other activities critical to the nation’s future development

“The Emirati Media Forum coincides with key developmental shifts in the region. The UAE is preparing for the future with massive projects that aim to realise the UAE Vision 2021 and fulfill the leadership’s objectives for the nation’s growth,” she said.