Monday , 26 February 2018

Government

HE Abdulla Ghubash Inaugurated the Third UAE – Korea Economic Partnership Forum

HE Gubash with the Deputy Director General of the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs. His Excellency Abdulla Gubash inaugurated today the third edition of the UAE Korean Economic Partnership Forum (EP Forum) which is held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai in the …

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1st Emirati women in their profession gather under one roof at “Emirati Women Breaking Barriers” Forum

Organised by HCT -Dubai students Najla Al Awadhi, former member of FNC and Chief Executive at Dubai Media incorporated, inaugurated “Emirati Women Breaking Barriers” Forum at The Higher Colleges of Technology -Dubai ( HCT -Dubai), Women’s Campus, which shed the light on first Emirati women in their profession by celebrating their stories and discussing gender, family, and culture barriers. The …

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IMF Regional Economic Outlook Update ‘Middle East and North Africa: Defining the Road Ahead’

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) launched today its Regional Economic Outlook Update for the Middle East North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan region (MENAP). The Outlook was introduced in a press conference hosted by Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), a leading global financial hub, supporting sustainable growth in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. The Outlook, titled “Middle East and …

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Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah attends the opening day of the Arab Education Summit in Amman, Jordan

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah attended the opening day of the Arab Education Summit in Amman, Jordan. After listening to a session on teacher training and curriculum development, presented by David Pottinger, Managing Director of Obeikan Education, her highness had a private meeting with delegates representing companies including Intel, JP-Inspiring Knowledge, HP, Microsoft, Oracle, Toshiba, Lenovo and Samsung. She …

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Arab Education Summit opens in Amman

The Arab Education Summit kicked off on Tuesday May 7th in the Jordanian capital, Amman, with the participation of education ministers and directors from over 15 Arab countries. Jordanian Education Minister H.E. Dr. Mohammad Wahsh inaugurated the meetings, attending the opening ceremony, which also included education ministers from Egypt, Libya, Palestine, Lebanon and Iraq. Discussions during the first day covered …

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Towards a New Economic Model for Tunisia: Identifying Tunisia’s Binding Constraints to Broad-Based Growth

The Government of Tunisia, the African Development Bank and the United States Government have released a report The Government of Tunisia, the African Development Bank (http://www.afdb.org) and the United States Government have released the report entitled “Towards a New Economic Model for Tunisia: Identifying Tunisia’s Binding Constraints to Broad-Based Growth”. The report, aims at identifying the most binding constraints to …

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Developing countries to share community-based adaptation experience

By T.V. Padma – SciDev.Net Countries in Asia and Africa have formed an open and informal ‘government group network’ to help mainstream community-based adaptation (CBA) to climate change and share knowledge and evidence gathered from projects. The formation of the network was announced at the seventh international conference on CBA, which was opened in Dhaka last week (22 April) by …

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Arab cities aim to build resilience to natural disasters

Prevention may be better than a cure, but for the authorities in Arab cities and towns, natural disasters up to now have been largely about coping with them after they have taken place. “We react to disasters without any planning; we just go for the response, and you know that without any planning you can’t do the proper things,” Abdulmalek …

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Joint Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and the Egyptian Authorities

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde met with the Egyptian delegation headed by the Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt Hisham Ramez, Finance Minister Al-Mursi Hegazy, and Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Ashraf Al-Araby. Following the meeting, they issued the following statement: “The authorities and IMF staff have made further progress in their discussions in Washington this weekend. The …

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Abu-Ghazaleh, Egypt’s Minister of Higher Education Discuss Cooperation

HE Dr. Mustafa Masad, Minister of Higher Education in Egypt and HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh during their meeting at the headquarters of the Supreme Council of Universities in Cairo. Establishing an Open free zone Lightpath Exchange facility for research and education in the Arab region CAIRO: HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman of the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN) …

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