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Entrepreneurial growth set to accelerate in 2019

The number of entrepreneurs who have benefited from the start-up, advisory and development services of Dubai SME now stands at 34,694 With a steady stream of initiatives being launched to support the small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) sector in the UAE, experts at the SME World 2019 summit said that entrepreneurial growth will continue to accelerate in the coming years. …

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Release of the IMF Departmental Paper on Scaling up Access to Finance for Small and Medium Enterprise in the Middle East and North Africa

Discussions will focus on how small and medium-sized enterprise financial inclusion is at the core of the economic diversification, growth, and job creation challenges many countries are facing The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will launch its departmental paper entitled Scaling up Access to Finance for SMEs in MENA in a seminar which will take placeat the American University in Cairo, …

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New startup mentorship programme aims to foster UAE-Africa cooperation

Dubai Chamber to host first-ever Chamberthon during Africa Tech Summit in Rwanda this week where startups will build a framework for a new mentorship programme Global Business Forum Mentorship Programme pairs innovative UAE and African startups with mentors who can provide valuable expertise, support and guidance Kigali, Rwanda: Startups from the UAE and Africa will participate in the first-ever Chamberthon …

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UK – UNICEF Partnership to support Education Reform in Egypt

A three-year project (GBP 12 million) agreed among the Government of Egypt, Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO) and UNICEF In an official ceremony on Sunday, February 4, the Egyptian Minister of Education and Technical Education, Professor Dr. Tarek Shawky; the British Ambassador to Egypt, Sir Geoffrey Adams; and UNICEF Representative in Egypt, Bruno Maes, launched a three-year project agreement titled “Integrated …

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WARC launches Prize for MENA Strategy 2019

Prize is free to enter and is open to agencies, brand owners and specialists in any marketing discipline. WARC, the global authority on advertising and media effectiveness, is today launching the WARC Prize for MENA Strategy 2019, a search for the best strategic marketing thinking that has driven results in the Middle East and North Africa. Now in its third …

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“She leads” in the British Embassy in Cairo

The British Embassy in Cairo in cooperation with the Embassies of Australia, Canada, New Zealand and Singapore launch “She Leads” The five embassies launched the Young Women Leadership Programme “She Leads” to conclude Gender January – a month dedicated to promoting gender equality and celebrating successful women. The attendees were welcomed by the British Ambassador to Egypt. I am delighted …

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One-Mile Gallery to showcase works of established masters and emerging artists

Brand Dubai and DIFC roll out second edition of ‘Harnessing Local Talent’ competition Government of Dubai Media Office : Brand Dubai, the creative arm of the Government of Dubai Media Office (GDMO), and the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) will undertake a series of joint initiatives to promote art, innovation and entrepreneurship. The two organisations announced their first joint projects …

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Statement by International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Egypt

The Egyptian authorities embarked on an ambitious economic reform program in 2016 that is being supported by an International Monetary Fund (IMF) financial arrangement Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement today: I would like to take this opportunity to commend the patience and commitment of the Egyptian people to the reform …

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Egypt shares its education reform vision in London

The Education World Forum in London welcomed delegations from across the globe to present the country’s vision on reforming education His Excellency Minister of Education Tarek Shawky headed the high-ranking Egyptian delegation is headed by. There is no place better than the Education World Forum and BETT show for Egypt to share its vision with world leading pioneers, experts and …

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Abu Dhabi School of Government hosts Harvard Kennedy School’s Leadership and Management Strategy Summit

Over 30 department managers at Abu Dhabi government entities attended a four-day retreat with Harvard professors Summit is part of the fifth year of the Emirates Leadership Initiative funded by gift from UAE government Abu Dhabi: The Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG), the recently launched academy responsible for the professional development of all government employees across the emirate, hosted …

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