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Masdar Institute Practical Experience Program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology Begins on 18 June

  Two-Week Intensive and Challenging Program on Integrated Energy Systems Comprises Six Modules Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, today announced the two-week Practical Experience at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) program will begin from 18 June. This is the second consecutive year the program is organized for …

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Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development receives Singapore Management University Students

Abu Dhabi – Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development (ADCED) received a student delegation from the Singapore Management University (SMU), as part of their “Business Study Mission” course at the SMU. This is the fourth time such a delegation from SMU visits ADCED. The visit came in line with ADCED’s programme of educational and professional development where opportunities are made …

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Beirut to host 2012 Levant Region Trade & Export Finance Conference

Committed to spreading awareness about the latest ways to manage energy in the world, Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, launched an e-learning website under the name Energy University to provide the latest information and best practices training courses for energy efficiency. In addition to learning new ideas and innovative ways to conserve energy and achieve overall well-being …

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Launch of the 2012 African Economic Outlook

Special theme: Promoting Youth Employment All data on AfricanEconomicOutlook.org will be available as of 10:00 EAT (CEST/UTC+2) Monday, 28 May, 2012 to coincide with the release of the eleventh edition of the African Economic Outlook at the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank in Arusha. In addition to economic forecasts for 2012 and 2013, the updated website features a comprehensive analysis of …

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UAE: Your chance to change the world!

The International Telecommunication Union, a UN specialized agency for communications and technology, is launching Young Innovators Competition 2012 edition: Youth Innovation for Development and needs your help to spread the word about it. We consider your engagement with social entrepreneurial issues and hope that you would help us discover new talents. We hope that through the networks of X we could reach out to more …

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Building a future for mathematics in Africa

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 23 May 2012. The 21st century’s most revolutionary mathematicians could be Africans. This is the goal of the AIMS Einstein Initiative, an ambitious target for excellence. Next month will see graduations from the two branches  of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in Senegal and South Africa, bringing the total number of …

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Dr. Al-Swail launches e-Government booth at GITEX 2012

Dr. Mohamed Bin Ibrahim Al-Swail, President of King Abdulaziz City for Sciences and Technology, has launched today the e-Government booth at GITEX 2012, which includes 10 different government agencies that present their e-Services. This came in parallel with opening Saudi GITEX exhibition 2012 on behalf of Eng. Mohamed Jamil Bin Ahmad Mulla, Minister of Communications and Information Technology. The booth …

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Islam Analysis: Knowledge economies remain elusive

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 21 May 2012. Creative thinking critical in a move towards    knowledge based economies for Islamic countries. In 2003, the UN Development Programme issued a second edition of its Arab Human Development Report (AHDR). This highlighted the importance of countries spending more on research and development as the World moves toward a third …

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Nawras sponsors First Students Creative Forum for Higher Education Institutions

  Nawras , Oman’s customer friendly communications provider, was proud to be the Gold Sponsor of the First Students Creative Forum for Higher Education Institutions, recently held at the Oman International Exhibition Centre under the patronage of H.E. Dr Madeeha bint Ahmed Al Shibaniyah, Minister of Education, and H.E. Dr Abdulmunim bin Mansour Al Hasani, Minister of Information. Around 200 science …

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Science academies urge action on environmental issues

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 15 May 2012. G8 countries to meet and discuss ways of integrating research and policy with regards to food security, energy needs and water supply. These issues are deemed the most important that have not yet been tackled by the G science initiative. Governments are to be supported by science academies to achieve …

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