How to follow our meeting on the Middle East and North Africa 2019

The Royal Aero Sports Club of Jordan planes known as gyrocopters fly to provide tourists and visitors with a bird's eye view of the Dead Sea, Jordan, November 13, 2018. Picture taken November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed - RC1F97D660C0

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Ross Chainey
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As we enter a new phase of globalization (Globalization 4.0), the Middle East and North Africa seeks to create its own path for societal and economic advancement. In a hyperconnected world, partial and isolated responses are ill-adapted to reap the promised benefits that this transformation holds, or to address its challenges.

New systems of cooperation will have to be charted in the region, particularly related to the Fourth Industrial Revolution, inclusive economic models and climate change.

In this context, the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa 2019 will convene over 1,000 key leaders from government, business and civil society at the Dead Sea, Jordan, to enable collaboration on the most pressing challenges facing the region.

Here is our guide on how to follow #mena19 on our digital channels:

Twitter

The official meeting hashtag is #mena19. Follow tweets on this hashtag to keep up with everything going on in the meeting.

You can also follow our communities: Global Shapers, Technology Pioneers, Schwab Foundation and Young Global Leaders.

Facebook

You can also join our 6 million followers on http://wef.ch/facebook.

LinkedIn

Follow the meeting on our LinkedIn page at http://wef.ch/linkedin.

Instagram

Follow us on Instagram at http://wef.ch/instagram where we will promote key pictures and share stories and other content from the event.

Forum Agenda

During the meeting, we will be publishing articles by participants, from CEOs and industry leaders to members of our communities on our blog platform, Agenda. You can see our collection of blogs by meeting participants here.

You are welcome to republish content on this feed: http://wef.ch/feed under the terms of Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 Unported License (“CCPL”). You can view a copy of this licence at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/legalcode.

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Photographs

A selection of the best pictures taken at #mena19 will be made available free of charge under the creative commons licence (cc-by-sa) on Flickr at http://wef.ch/pix.

Flipboard

You can follow all of our stories here from the #mena19 magazine on Flipboard.

How to embed the World Economic Forum webcast session videos in your website

Video player: https://wef.ch/mena19

Option 1: Full Programme

Add the full broadcast programme to your website and the videos will appear automatically once the meeting starts.

Just copy and paste the following code in your website:

<iframe
src="https://webcasts.weforum.org/widget/1/jordan2019?p=1&pi=1&ms=1&hl
=english" width="970px" height="696px" frameborder="0"
scrolling="no"></iframe>

This code will add a section to your website that will look like this:

For a more advanced version of the embed code click on the “embed” button indicated on the previous image where you can configure the player for a different language interface1, a different background colour, set the autoplay to ‘on’ or ‘off’ and choose different video player layouts or sizes.

Option 2: Individual videos per session

You can embed any of the individual sessions being broadcasted directly to your website. To do that, select the title of the session you want to embed and click on the embed button as indicated on the image below:Option 2: Individual videos per session

You can embed any of the individual sessions being broadcasted directly to your website. To do that, select the title of the session you want to embed and click on the embed button as indicated on the image below:

Once you click on the embed button you will be able to configure the embed code to:

● show only the video without any information

● show the video player with title and description

● select different background colours

● change the default audio language if there is more than one, and,

● set autoplay ‘on’ or ‘off’

For instance to embed the session “Pre-Meeting Press Conference 2019” the following code will be generated after clicking on the embed button:

<iframe
src="https://webcasts.weforum.org/widget/1/jordan2019?p=1&pi=1&hl=engl
ish&id= a0W0X00000E3tjRUAR" width="970px" height="822px"
frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe>

This code will add an element to your website that will look like this:

IMPORTANT: The videos will start playing automatically once the session starts. Once the session finishes, it will take a few minutes for the session to be available on demand. The same code will play the video on demand once it is ready. You can leave it on your page or you can add the same code to your “video on demand” library. Contact: If you have any questions please contact Arturo Ochoa at arturo@ochoa.co.uk

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