Sharjah is gearing up to welcome famous American Judge Frank Caprio, formerly the Chief Judge of the Municipal Court of Providence in the USA, as a keynote speaker for the opening of the 12th edition of the International Government Communication Forum (IGCF 2023).
Famous Judge Frank Caprio in Sharjah
Judge Frank Caprio, famously known as “The Nicest Judge in the World” due to his compassionate rulings that gained global attention on social media, will also be honored during the Sharjah Government Communication Award (SGCA) ceremony, which is set to conclude the forum’s activities on the second day.
Hosted by the Sharjah Government Media Bureau (SGMB), this year’s IGCF is themed ‘Today’s Resources… Tomorrow’s Wealth’ and is scheduled for September 13-14, 2023. The event is set to bring together an impressive lineup of influential decision-makers, government officials, intellectuals, and experts in development and communication from across the globe.
IGCF 2023 in Sharjah
The forum serves as an international platform aimed at advancing the communication industry on both local and global scales.
The 12th edition of IGCF boasts a comprehensive agenda comprising more than 90 activities, including panel discussions, motivational speeches, workshops, pre-forum events, and a diverse range of programs led by over 250 local and global experts.
The inclusion of Judge Frank Caprio in this year’s forum aligns perfectly with IGCF’s commitment to showcasing individuals who have made transformative contributions to their communities.
His fame and global recognition skyrocketed through the viral power of social media, as videos capturing his courtroom proceedings resonated far and wide.
Judge Frank Caprio’s unwavering dedication to delivering compassionate verdicts and his profound understanding of the challenges faced by those appearing before him have solidified his status as an esteemed figure in the field of jurisprudence.
His unconventional yet deeply empathetic approach has left an indelible mark on society, endearing him to a global following that affectionately dubs him the ‘Nicest Judge in the World.’
Who is Famous Judge Frank Caprio
Judge Frank Caprio’s illustrious journey began as a teacher at Hope High School in Providence, Rhode Island.
Balancing his teaching duties with nighttime classes at the Suffolk University School of Law in Boston, he earned his law degree.
Upon completion, he embarked on his legal career, eventually finding his way to the municipal court of Providence. It was here that he gained both local and international acclaim, largely thanks to his televised judicial work on the widely-watched program, ‘Caught in Providence,’ which boasts over 500 million views on its YouTube page.
With a history of attracting more than 50,000 visitors and participants from around the world in previous editions, IGCF 2023 will facilitate discussions on resources, wealth, development, and sustainability.
Government officials, communication experts, and media professionals will come together to explore innovative solutions addressing challenges hindering socio-economic development. Attendees will also have the opportunity to engage with decision-makers and government communication experts, sharing fresh insights into harnessing resources for wealth creation in the UAE and countries worldwide.
About IGCF 2023
The International Government Communication Forum (IGCF) stands as a crucial global platform for fostering dialogue and discourse among experts and specialists in government communication.
In its 12th edition, the forum convenes distinguished speakers from diverse sectors to deliberate on issues crucial to global societies and nations, encompassing economics, environment, health, society, culture, and politics. Emphasizing the pivotal role of communication in addressing these challenges, the forum aims to refine government communication paradigms and promote collaboration among stakeholders engaged in communication at local, regional, and international levels.