Author - allam ahmed

UN IDDR Conference 2016

Thursday, 13 October 2016 from 09:00 to 13:00 (BST) Knowledge Dock, University of East London, London, United Kingdom Hosts: World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) UN Major Group for Children and Youth (UN MGCY) Arab Urban Development Institute (AUDI) Royal Docks School of Business and Law Target audience: Youth and experts from disaster management agencies, UN agencies, NGOs, civil society groups, businesses, academic and other stakeholders Focus: Developing countries Watch Summary Video In celebration of the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) 13th of October 2016 the...

WASD Attends the Kuwaiti Government’s Conference on Knowledge Economy

Last month, Prof. Allam Ahmed, the Founding President of WASD, participated in the Kuwaiti  government’s national conference about knowledge economy entitled “Contemporary Roles of Governments in the Knowledge Economy Era”, which took place between the 1st and 2nd of February in Kuwait. In addition to WASD, other international organisations that participated in the conference were the World Bank and UNDP. The conference was structured in three main sessions, each of them followed by discussions: Session I: Government's roles in underpinning and promotion...

Future of Higher Education in the Arab Countries: Challenges and Opportunities in the Digital Economy

Thursday, 02 November 2017 from 14:00 to 17:00 (BST) London, United Kingdom Hosts World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) Royal Docks School of Business and Law UN Major Group for Children and Youth (UN MGCY) Target audience Academic, research, higher education officials, policy makers, youth, NGOs, civil society groups, businesses, and other stakeholders. Focus Arab Countries The workshop aims to critically discuss the future of higher education in the Arab countries with more focus on the challenges and opportunities in the Knowledge Economy. There are a range of issues relating to the role of...