The head of Economy and Finance, Azucena Arbeleche, was awarded as the best Minister of State at a global level by the World Government Summit Organization (WGSO). The distinction highlighted her excellence in her performance in the public sector and international leadership. In addition, she was highlighted for designing and implementing successful and sustainable initiatives for the socioeconomic improvement of citizens.
The Secretary of State received the award at the organization’s summit, held in Dubai, from the Crown Prince of Dubai and the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
The World Government Summit Organization (WGSO) is a global, neutral, non-profit organization dedicated to shaping the future of government. The summit, in its various activities, explores the next generation agenda, with an emphasis on harnessing innovation and technology to solve the universal challenges facing humanity.
The WGSO award is granted after a selection process that considers the institutional and social strengths of the countries, as well as the personal and professional qualities of the candidates, and the sustainable impact of their initiatives in eight dimensions that include the ability to innovate, prepare for the future and lead internationally.
To select who will receive the recognition, part of a group of 194 countries, and the index of perception of corruption of international transparency is evaluated; global governance indicators; the human development index and the happiness index.
Among the 53 preselected countries, the ministers were evaluated based on eight dimensions: social impact, economic impact, scope, foresight, innovation, leadership, scalability and sustainability.
In the past, the current Minister of State of Senegal, Awa Marie Coll Seck, received the award; Singapore Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati; and the Minister of Health of Afghanistan, Fayrouz Al-Din Fayrouz. Presidency