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Tag Archives: Governments

Research, education and infrastructure: How governments should spend to avoid tech obsolescence?

World Economic Forum research suggests more jobs will be created than destroyed through technological disruption Governments around the world concerned about the impact that technological change can have on jobs creation need to invest in research, education and infrastructure, according to a leading academic. Speaking at a press conference held on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future …

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Research, education and infrastructure: How governments should spend to avoid tech obsolescence?

World Economic Forum research suggests more jobs will be created than destroyed through technological disruption Governments around the world concerned about the impact that technological change can have on jobs creation need to invest in research, education and infrastructure, according to a leading academic. Speaking at a press conference held on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future …

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Gartner Says Governments in Middle East and North Africa to Spend US $11.5 Billion on IT in 2016

Governments in the Middle East and North Africa will spend US $11.5 billion on IT products and services in 2016, according to Gartner, Inc. This forecast includes spending on internal services, software, IT services, data center systems, devices and telecom services. Government comprises state and local governments and national government. Telecom services, which include fixed and mobile telecom services, will …

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Islamist Parties: An agent of change for MENA economies?

Arabia Monitor publishes Special Regional Views report featured in World Economic Forum Compendium London – The need for change following the “Arab Spring” paved the way for an unprecedented rise of Islamist parties to power, leading to concerns about the business-friendliness of Islamist governments, and their ability to respond to some of the region’s most pressing social problems. This study …

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Rio+20 zero draft accepts ‘planetary boundaries’

The latest draft of the so-called ‘zero draft’ document, which will be presented to heads of government at the Rio+20 Summit in June, has been amended to include an acknowledgement that there are scientifically assessed ‘planetary boundaries’ which, if overstepped, could result in irreversible damage to the Earth’s sytems. The draft is being prepared by national delegates to the United …

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