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Tag Archives: Development

Egypt and the United Nations Celebrate a Successful Partnership of 73 Years

The celebration also featured a bazaar featuring products developed with the technical support of various UN Agencies, Funds and Programmes and their partners The United Nations in Egypt in cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, organized a ceremony under the slogan “United for a Sustainable Future” at the Opera house in Cairo yesterday. The celebration was on occasion …

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DEWA highlights its vision to achieve its sustainable development goals

As part of the second UN World Data Forum 2018 The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is participating in the second edition of the UN World Data Forum 2018, organised at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai. DEWA is one of UAE’s government entities participating in the Emirates pavilion. Mohammed Abdulkarim Al Shamsi, Senior Manager of Climate Change and Sustainability at DEWA, …

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Lack of regulation may have hindered fintech development – MEVP CEO

The amount invested in fintech firms around the world in the first half of 2018 has surpassed the figure for the whole of 2017 Investments in financial technology (fintech) companies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have been lower than in other parts of the world due to the lack of a regulatory framework, meaning that few firms …

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Expo 2020 Dubai, Unido to deliver development goals

Both organisations signed a MoU to work together on some of the targets for 2030 by exploring initiatives. Expo 2020 Dubai is set to work with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, UNIDO, to promote entrepreneurship and investment around the world to help realise the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs. The two organisations signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, on …

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UN announces worldwide search for exceptional Young Leaders to drive implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals

The Young Leaders programme places a spotlight on young people between the ages of 18-30 from around the world, and across many different issues, who are leading positive change towards a sustainable future The United Nations announced on Saturday that it was seeking applications for its second class of Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals–exceptional young people who are …

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Emaar to launch IPO of real estate development business by November: Al Arabiya TV

Dubai-based Emaar Properties plans to launch the initial public offering (IPO) of its real estate development business by November, Emaar’s chairman Mohamed Alabbar told Al Arabiya TV on Thursday. Emaar, whose interests span hotels, entertainment and shopping malls, said on Wednesday it had decided to list the real estate development business in Dubai to maximise value for shareholders, which would …

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ICD Signs MoU with AlHuda CIBE for the Development of Islamic microfinance Industry

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), the private sector arm of Islamic Development Bank Group (IDBG), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with AlHuda Center of Islamic Banking and Economics (CIBE), to implement “Biniog Sathi Banking Model”, which is a new initiative of ICD. “Biniog Sathi” – a Bangla word that means Friend in Investment, …

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“Digital Qatar” Offers Huge Opportunities for Growth and Development

Strategic Panel at Euromoney Qatar Conference 2016 will Outline Roadmap for Nation’s Digital Development Doha, Qatar – The State of Qatar’s efforts to digitise its economy and provide more services online is opening a huge range of opportunities for citizens, businesses and the wider region, according to experts set to attend the Euromoney Qatar Conference 2016. Qatar has announced a …

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Ministry of Tourism signs development agreement with the Chairman of Orascom Development Holding AG to develop City Walk in Seeb

His Excellency Ahmed bin Nasser Al Mahrizi, Minister of Tourism, signed an agreement today with Eng. Samih Sawaris, Chairman of Orascom Development Holding AG, Muriya’s largest shareholder, to develop City Walk, a vibrant beachfront commercial city complex. Set to be located in North Al Hail, the development comes as part of the continued collaboration between the Ministry and Muriya to …

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ICIEC Facilitates the Development of Renewable Energy Projects

Marrakech — The Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC), as a multilateral credit and political risk insurance corporation, plays a catalytic role in facilitating Renewable Energy projects in its member countries. On the margins of COP22, which took place in Marrakech, Morocco, on November 15, 2016, ICIEC organized a high panel discussion (HPD) under the …

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