Friday , 22 February 2019

Government

Australia comes to the MENA region – building a relationship for the future

Australia Unlimited MENA 2014 builds on a successful event last year in Dubai, which took place shortly after the official launch of the Qantas-Emirates Alliance, which signaled the start of greater two-way trade between the Gulf Cooperation Council and Australia, rising 20 per cent between 2012 and 2013. The Australia Unlimited MENA 2014 debut event returns to Dubai but The …

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Al Maabar Supports Educational Fund for Underprivileged Gifted Students at Abu Dhabi’s First ‘Made in Jordan’ Exhibition

Al Maabar, developer of mixed-used real estate developments across the MENA region, is participating in Abu Dhabi’s first ever ‘Made in Jordan’ exhibition to support a fund aimed at developing the talents of underprivileged, gifted students. The event is under the patronage of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme …

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First Brainstorming Session for Dubai Smart Government’s employees generates over 500 suggestions

Similar brainstorming sessions with public and strategic partners to be announced soon In line with its strategy to reach exceptional developmental goals in all fields of internal management, shared services and educational campaigns on smart and eServices; Dubai Smart Government (DSG) recently organized its first brainstorming session for its employees that generated over 500 smart ideas. The brainstorming session on …

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AfricanBrains presents – Next Generation Africa 2014 – 9-11 September, Monrovia, Liberia

AfricanBrains is delighted that President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has chosen to work with us to organise Next Generation Africa 2014. This is because of the outstanding portfolio and achievement of AfricanBrains in bringing government leaders and captains of industry together. Our last 4 ministerial summits in Gaborone, Amman, Cape Town and Victoria Falls have attracted over 75 ministers and deputies …

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ROTA in pact with Qatar Charity to improve the quality of education in West Bank

Reach Out To Asia (ROTA), Qatar’s leading non-profit organization and Qatar Charity, a leading Arab charitable organization, with a broad and diverse range of programming worldwide, signed an agreement committing the two organizations to work together for the improvement of the Quality of Education in the Governmental Schools in the West Bank. The agreement was signed by ROTA Executive Director, …

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Crédit Agricole Egypt Launches “Egypt in the Eyes of its People”

For School Children in Upper Egypt and on Facebook Cairo, Egypt – As part of its continuing efforts to engage the community, Crédit Agricole Egypt launched a children’s art competition under the title “Egypt through the Eyes of its People” where it invited students at the community schools it supports in Upper Egypt, in cooperation with Misr El Kheir, to …

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Consider disability at the outset, tech designers told

By Joshua Howgego – SciDev.Net Designing technological products that can be used by everyone, regardless of whether or not they have any disability, would be a win-win situation, a meeting has heard. “To think that you can apply some kind of magic pixie dust and make a technology accessible to disabled people after it’s been designed is just crazy,” Vint …

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International Education ministers head to London for Education World Forum

More than 80 International Education Ministers will gather in London next week for the UK-led Education World Forum. The forum, which runs from 19-22 January 2014, is the internationally recognised ministerial forum for sharing and debating policy developments in education, and the 2014 event brings together ministers representing the majority of the world’s population. The event will be an opportunity …

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Madiba’s final rest

The late former President Nelson Mandela has been placed in his final resting place, alongside his other family members, in a family grave. Traditional rituals were performed to ensure the Father of the Nation is received by his ancestors. Madiba was laid to rest a short while ago at the Mandela family farm in rural Qunu. It brings to a …

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UAE-Poland Business Forum explores joint investment avenues

Dubai Chamber organised forum is attended by Polish President H.E. Komorowski: The UAE has the potential to become Poland’s major non-European trading partner Al Mansouri: The trade exchange between the UAE and Poland is expected to reach USD 1 billion this year Al Shirawi: Polish companies can use Dubai to reach out to larger Middle Eastern markets H.E. Bronislaw Komorowski, …

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