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‘Global Britain’ UK politicians are currently so eager to espouse will need to speak global languages

LONDON: While many teenagers at UK schools are typically learning how to conjugate French verbs or practicing how to order a cheese sandwich in Spanish, young people in a Northern Irish grammar school are busy perfecting their Arabic calligraphy skills. For the past year, the Belfast Royal Academy has been trialing Arabic lessons in an effort to encourage students to …

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UAE ranked 1st in MENA region and 35th worldwide in Global Innovation Index 2017

The UAE has improved its standing in the 2017 Global Innovation Index, GII, topping all Arab countries and ranking 35th globally to improve six places from last year’s 41st position cementing its status as one of the world’s most innovative countries. The results of the index were officially announced during a press conference held on 15th June at the UN …

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PwC Middle East appoints global digital expert as chief digital & data officer

PwC Middle East, one of the world’s leading professional services firms with over 4,000 people and 21 offices across the region, has appointed global digital transformation expert Steve Plimsoll as its Chief Digital & Data Officer. With 20 years of experience, Steve specialises in using data and technology to design, deliver and execute customer centric disruptive digital solutions with a …

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Sharjah Statistics to Share Global Spotlight on Use of Data for Community Development

International Association for Official Statistics Conference to be held in Abu Dhabi The Sharjah Department of Statistics and Community Development (DSCD) has announced its participation in the 15th conference of the International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS 2016), which will be hosted in Abu Dhabi from 6th to 8th of December. More than 500 top officials, policy makers and experts …

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Dubai Exports hosts joint forum in Sao Paulo to bring focus on Dubai as global halal hub

In partnership with Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre and UAE Consulate Islamic economy promising area for stronger Brazil-UAE ties: HE Saleh Al Suwaidi Saed Al Awadi lauds efforts of UAE diplomatic missions in promoting bilateral trade Latin America presents vast avenues for Islamic economy: Abdulla Al Awar Dubai – Dubai Exports, the export promotion agency of the Department of Economic …

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Top-Level Experts in Islamic Economy to Speak in the Global Islamic Economy Summit 2016

HE Al Ghurair: The Summit seeks to promote innovation to face 21st century economic challenges and establish a strong foundation for the Islamic model. Dubai, UAE – The third Global Islamic Economy Summit is set to feature a number of top-level decision makers, speakers, and researchers in the field of Islamic economy. Bearing the theme “Inspiring Change”, the summit will …

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Parents in the UAE spend 140% more on university costs than global average

UAE parents spend the most globally on children’s higher education Over half (52%) looking to send children abroad want to invest in property in that country Nearly 9 in 10 have concerns about funding their children’s education UAE parents spend the most globally on children’s higher education Over half (52%) looking to send children abroad want to invest in property …

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Leading Arab banks to participate in SWIFT’s annual global financial services event

More than 200 delegates and exhibitors will represent the Arab community at Sibos 2016 to discuss the future of the financial services with industry peers from around the world. SWIFT, a member-owned cooperative and global provider of secure financial messaging services, announces today that more than 200 delegates and exhibitors from the Arab region will take part in Sibos 2016, …

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GE 2016 Global Innovation Barometer findings reveal keen focus of Saudi businesses to strengthen digital innovation

Results underline the emergence of a new innovation ecosystem as defined by Saudi Vision 2030, supported by GE through various localized initiatives 88% informed public say advanced manufacturing will transform industrial sector in the next decade 61% say new innovation approaches in energy sector will reap huge benefits GE’s study examining innovation landscape complements its leadership initiatives & partnerships to …

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PA Consulting Group MENA bolsters cyber security capabilities with new senior appointment

Lydia Kostopoulos joins regional team of consulting, technology and innovation firm. PA Consulting Group Middle East and North Africa has appointed one of the region’s most influential cyber security experts to join its growing team working to help clients mitigate the human risk in information security. Lydia Kostopoulos PhD is a global expert in human behaviour security who was recently …

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