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UNESCO Launch of Global Education Monitoring Report confirmed at Innovation Africa 2017

The Government of Mozambique is now gearing up for the high level Innovation Africa Summit that will take place at the Gloria Hotel, Maputo 23 to 25 October. In an important development it has now been confirmed that UNESCO have official partnered with Innovation Africa to launch their Global Education Monitoring Report on the 24th October. The UNESCO Global Education …

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Education financing in Dubai & Abu Dhabi

Financing of educational institutions (i.e. schools, kindergarten and to a certain extent universities) is on the rise in the UAE. Foreign educational institutions (e.g. schools, kindergarten and universities) either explore local bank funding (i.e. UAE banks) or seek the assistance of their home county banks or financial institutions to fund either establishment or expansion of such educational institutions in the …

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U.S., Ministry of Education honor STEM high school graduates

These students are the third cohort to graduate from Egypt’s STEM high schools, launched by the Ministry of Education in 2012 with support from the United States through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) The U.S. government, working in cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Education, answered President Sisi’s recent call for a greater focus on science and technology …

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Open access for Palestinian research by 2020

By SciDev.Net- Mohsen Alafranji A meeting to evaluate a European-Union funded collaborative project, held in mid-March, has brought Palestinian universities a step closer to raising the visibility of locally produced research. The project — ‛Research Output Management through Open Access Institutional Repositories in Palestinian Higher Education (ROMOR)’ — aims to collect, document and provide access to scientific research produced at …

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Dubai’s Emirates considers introducing augmented reality aboard

As part of its plans to further revolutionise its services, boost its competitiveness and survive the headwinds besetting the aviation industry, the Emirates Airlines is reportedly studying ways to equip staff with augmented reality glasses that display a passenger’s name and travel habits! “We could enhance customer service tremendously,” said Christopher Mueller, Emirates’ Chief Digital and Innovation Officer in statements …

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Silatech Signs New Agreements to Support Arab Youth

Her Highness chairs the first meeting of the new Board of Trustees chaired by Her Highness Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser Her Highness “Our commitment to youth continues to help them achieve their aspirations as we tackle the challenge of unemployment through innovative and effective solutions.” Doha, Qatar – Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Founder and Chairperson of Silatech, chaired …

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ICC-UAE Chapter supports private sector’s participation in global trade

Dubai, UAE: As part of its efforts to continue promoting the World Chambers Congress, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC–UAE) Chapter received Peter Mihok, Chairman, World Chambers Federation in Dubai recently. The courtesy meeting covering general topics and areas of partnership, contribution and support from ICC-UAE to WCF was attended by H.E. Humaid Mohamed Ben Salem, Chairman, ICC-UAE Chapter, in …

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Middlesex University Dubai partners with BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT – ME Section to develop tomorrow’s IT leaders

Middlesex University Dubai partners with BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT – Middle East section to champion the advancement of the IT sector in UAE. The MoU will provide the next generation of IT professionals with the skills and connections needed to succeed in the industry. Dubai, UAE: Middlesex University Dubai and BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT – Middle …

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Hamdan bin Mohammed approves organisational structure of Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government

Government of Dubai Media Office – 29 November 2016: Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has issued Executive Council Resolution No. 65 of 2016 approving the organisational structure of Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG). According to the Resolution, the Executive President of MBRSG is authorised …

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$5million prize open to anyone in the region to help re-shape global cooperation and tackle risks to humanity

US$5 million offered to entrants from the region and the world, for bold ideas to re-model global governance for 21st century Global Challenges Foundation hopes to stimulate urgent global debate about how the world community manages global risks – such climate change, violent conflict and extreme poverty Entries should look at ways to contribute to the re-shaping of global governance …

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