Tuesday , 18 December 2018

Tag Archives: Region

World Bank: Education is not achieving its potential for MENA region

Education has the potential to shape the development trajectory of nations, boost growth and spread prosperity but in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) it is not achieving its potential, according to a new World Bank report. Despite the region’s large investments in education, young people are not learning the skills they need to compete in the labor …

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SettleMint & Centurion announce partnership to bring Blockchain technology to the MENA region

SettleMint & Centurion are pleased to announce their partnership to enable SettleMint’s cutting edge Blockchain technology to Centurion&Co’s impressive list of clients in the MENA region. The combination of SettleMint’s technology and Centurions expertise in Fintech, Blockchain and Digital Transformation in the region will be leveraged to support Government, Telecom, BFSI and Healthcare in the realization of their Blockchain projects. …

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WGES 2017: Region needs green bonds to fund renewable schemes, says bank project finance head

By: Imogen Lillywhite, ZAWYA Capital markets need to get involved in investing in green projects to meet the region’s renewable energy targets, according to a UAE banking head. Frank Beckers, head of project finance and advisory, First Abu Dhabi Bank, told delegates at the World Green Economy Summit in Dubai on Wednesday that while the region was leading the way …

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Furthering the Region’s Green Agenda

By H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, MD and CEO of Dubai Water and Electricity Authority and Chairman of World Green Economy Summit. Dubai, UAE – In April, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), a United Nations body, released its latest ‘Status of the Global Climate’ report, which detailed the string of climate …

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Middle East Region’s Largest Banking Technology Summit Will Get Underway In September

A month from now, the largest banking technology and innovation summit gets underway in the city. Organized by Expotrade, the sixth edition of the Middle East Banking Innovation Summit will be held on 5th and 6th September 2016 at Palazzo Versace, Dubai. Focusing on the latest banking techniques and innovations impacting the Middle East region’s banking sector, the summit will …

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Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation expands initiatives to strengthen knowledge role in region

In line with HH Sheikh Khalifa directive to mark Year of Reading in 2016. Dubai, April 28, 2016: Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF) – a member of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Global Initiatives – announced the expansion of its knowledge initiatives and projects to consolidate its efforts in the dissemination, transfer and localization of knowledge in the region. …

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The Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation For Education Launches Three New Programs For Underserved Arab Youth Across the Region

Signing Ceremony with Leading Universities Was Held in the Presence of Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation Becomes One of the Largest Privately Funded Education Initiatives in the World by Investing 1.1Billion USD The Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education, one of the largest privately …

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Middle Eastern business leaders highlight business opportunities in the region

Middle Eastern business trends, innovation and entrepreneurship were the topics discussed by two of the region’s most savvy business leaders, in a Twitter discussion hosted by Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) last night. Media personality, and the first woman from Saudi Arabia to be appointed by the United Nations Development Program as a Goodwill Ambassador, Muna AbuSulayman, and managing director of …

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Ericsson appoints new heads of customer units within region Middle East & east Africa

Helen Henriksson appointed Ericsson’s Head of Customer Unit Egypt Mathias Johansson appointed Ericsson’s Head of Customer Unit East Africa Petter Järtby appointed Ericsson’s Head of Global Customer Unit Etisalat Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has appointed three new Heads of Customer Units in Region Middle East and East Africa to further strengthen market position and accelerate transformation and growth. As members of Ericsson’s …

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12th CSR & Sustainability Meetup “Career opportunities in Sustainability in the region”

During this event we will be focusing on career paths in green and sustainability field. Private companies, as well as the public sector, are more and more integrating sustainability issues in their actions and objectives. How is it possible to take part to these strategic changes? How to develop one’s career in green field? How to begin a career in …

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