Mohammed bin Salman Misk Foundation Continues to Make Positive Impact on Kingdom, the World

Mohammed bin Salman Misk Foundation Continues to Make Positive Impact on Kingdom, the World

Crowning its efforts to empower youth, and act as a link among leaders, thinkers, innovators, creators and creative and ambitious youths from around the world, the Riyadh-based Mohammed bin Salman Misk Foundation concluded the seventh Misk Global Forum, which has carried the historical and cultural heritage of the Saudi state for three decades.

The event was held at Bujairi Terrace in the historical region of Diriyah, on the western outskirts of Riyadh city.

The forum’s slogan “The Big Now” was used to inspire and motivate Saudi youths, and their peers from around the world, to take practical steps to make positive change and have a sustainable impact on the Kingdom and the world.

More than 40,000 young men and women participated in the forum, considered one of the largest youth platforms in the world. More than 30,000 visitors attended its activities, and more than 10,000 people interacted with the forum activities of the virtual platform.

The Misk Foundation and its affiliated entities signed partnerships and cooperation agreements during the forum, and several entities signed agreements, benefiting from the entrepreneurship programs and support of non-profit organizations enabled by Misk.

Seventeen agreements and memoranda of understanding were signed with local and international institutions, entities in the public and private sectors, and the non-profit sector, all aiming at supporting the entrepreneurial and knowledge fields, and empowering the local, regional and global youths.

The forum had interactive spaces in the Stage, the Leaders Diwan, the Majlis, the Skills Dukkan, Wellness Waha and the Tank. Furthermore, more than 50 workshops were held in partnership with 50 global knowledge partners and organizations.

At the end of the forum, the results of the Misk World Art Forum competition, for which the Misk Art Institute nominates eight artists who produced artistic works that shed light on the forum’s topics for the local and international community, were announced.