Thursday , 24 January 2019

Government

Abu Dhabi School of Government hosts Harvard Kennedy School’s Leadership and Management Strategy Summit

Over 30 department managers at Abu Dhabi government entities attended a four-day retreat with Harvard professors Summit is part of the fifth year of the Emirates Leadership Initiative funded by gift from UAE government Abu Dhabi: The Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG), the recently launched academy responsible for the professional development of all government employees across the emirate, hosted …

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GEMS Education signs Memorandum of Understanding with Rochester Institute of Technology Dubai

GEMS X, GEMS Education’s future-focused innovation and R&D unit, places Centres of Excellence at forefront of new strategic partnership Dubai: GEMS Education has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) Dubai, which will see RIT play a significant role in the development of GEMS Education’s Specialist Technology Centres of Excellence. These Centres are a response …

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Market Soundbites: What is the global outlook for 2019?

ZAWYA’s editor Michael Fahy sat down with Jean-Paul Pigat, head of research at Dubai-based Lighthouse Research, to discuss the big issues impacting global capital markets and the outlook for the year ahead. “When I look at 2019, for the short-term outlook, there are two main economies I am concerned about the first is the United States and the other one …

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Sharjah Education Council signs agreement with Bukhatir Education

Advancement and Management “Beam” to manage Khalifah Al-Hamzah Private School in Al-Madam, Sharjah Sharjah Education Council has signed an agreement with Bukhatir Education Advancement and Management (Beam) to manage the first private school in Al Madam, Sharjah. The agreement was signed by Dr. Saeed Musabbeh Al Kaabi, President of Sharjah Education Council, and Mr. Salah Bukhatir, Chairman and CEO of …

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Sheikh Mohammed seeks status report on Arabic language

The UAE’s Vice-President has sought a status report on the Arabic language and its future. The report would be the basis and an extensive study to approach the challenges of the Arabic language in a scientific way to help develop the methods of use, education and empowerment as a means of communication and knowledge acquisition. The report is expected to …

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UAE ministry launches new job classification scheme

The new occupational classification scheme is comprised of a list of 726 job titles in nine professional categories UAE – The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has introduced job descriptions as part of a new occupational classification scheme. The scheme is used for new work permit applications in the mainland. It is now more challenging for employers to select …

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WFP celebrates 50 years in Egypt with launch of Knowledge-Sharing Partnership with Government

The agreement allows for WFP and the Government to share and expand its expertise on interventions in areas such as water management, nutrition, diversification of livelihoods and increased agricultural productivity Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Egypt, the Egyptian Government and WFP yesterday signed an agreement to benefit neighbouring and African countries through …

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UAE Cabinet approves new policies to empower Emirati women

The new empowerment package is based on three principal axes: Legislation and Policy, Services, and International Representation The UAE Cabinet adopted a new package of national legislative policies, and initiatives to empower Emirati women. In a special session, held at the General Women’s Union headquarters, chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and …

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Interview: Egypt’s PPP unit seeks bidders for schools, housing and infrastructure projects

Requests for proposals for projects covering up to 200 new schools and eight dry ports to be issued in the first quarter of 2019 Egypt’s government plans to issue tenders for the second phase of a government programme to develop 200 schools under a public-private partnership (PPP) framework in the first quarter of 2019. Requests for proposals for private sector …

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UAE eyes 15-20% FDI increase by 2020- Ministry of Economy official

The UAE last month approved a new law aimed at attracting more investments into the country The United Arab Emirates is expecting a 15-20 percent increase in the flow of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into the country between the end of this year and 2020, boosted by a new Foreign Direct Investment law that was passed last month, a Ministry …

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