Tag - Knowledge Economy

Mastering Public Policy for the implementation of the UN 2030 Agenda and SDGs

SUSTAINABILITY LEADERSHIP SERIES 1st - 10th July 2020, London, United Kingdom Mastering Public Policy for the implementation of the United Nations 2030 Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals 1-3 July 2020 (Concepts, methodologies and policy formulation) 6-7 July 2020 (Industry visits and practice) 8-10 July 2020 (Global experiences, lessons learned and countries-specific cases) Facilitators  Prof Allam Ahmed, President World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) Hon. Dr. Gale Rigobert, Minister for Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development, Government of Saint Lucia Prof. John Adams, Professor of Economics and Former...

SUDAN AT A CROSSROADS: Towards a Vision for the Future & Youth Empowerment

Saturday 14th January 2017 from 13:45 to 16:20 (BST) VENUE & DIRECTION 13:30-13:45    Arrival 13:45-15:15     Session One 15:15-15:30     Break 15:30-16:20    Session Two Target audience Academic, professionals, research, youth, NGOs, civil society groups, businesses, and other stakeholders. Focus Sudan Hosts World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) UN Major Group for Children and Youth (UN MGCY) Sudan Knowledge (SK) Middle Eastern Knowledge Economy Institute (MEKEI) The Sudanese diasporic community is relatively large and has a significant impact on Sudan development on account of the size and volume of financial remittances. However diasporic contribution is largely neglected within national sustainable development policy and...

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...