Tag - Sudan

The role of the private sector and the diaspora in achieving the 2030 SDGs

Monday 5th February 2018 (18:00-20:30) UNICEF UK, London, United Kingdom Petru Dumitriu, Inspector, Joint Inspection Unit of the UN systemAllam Ahmed, WASDAnna Kettley, Director of Programmes, UNICEF UK Target audience: Private sector, business, SMEs, academics, researchers, UN agencies, NGOs, civil society groups, youth, students and other stakeholders and all those who are interested in UNICEF’s priorities/mandate (children, child survival i.e. health, nutrition, water, sanitation, hygiene, as well as education and child protection) Focus: Global, Public-Private-Partnership, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) During the event, the UN...

The future of Sudan after lifting the US sanctions

REGISTRATION & DIRECTION Saturday 28th October 2017 (14:00-17:00) University Square Stratford – London, United Kingdom PANEL Safwan YousifDr. Sara Taha, Specialty Registrar Neurosurgery, University College London NHS, UKAmmar HamodaWail Omer AbdinMona Ahmed EltayebMohamed ElNair, Sudan University of Science & TechnologyAllam Ahmed, WASD Dr. Safwan Yousif, Principal Consultant Power & Energy, Jacobs Consultancy, UK Dr. Sara Taha, Specialty Registrar in Neurosurgery, National Health Services, UK Ammar Hamoda, Freelance ICT Professional, UK Wail Omer Abdin, Lawyer and Founded, Sudanese Commercial Law Office, UK Muna Ahmed Eltayeb, Education and Child Development, UK Dr....

CALL FOR CHAPTERS: Technological transformation for Sudan’s sustainable inclusive development

Part of Palgrave Studies of Sustainable Business in Africa Editor: Allam Ahmed, Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex, UK This book will focus on the application and utilisation of science, technology and innovation (STI) for addressing societal challenges, thereby promoting development. Issues of governance of STI, technology transfer (TT), business practices, public policies and their impacts and implications on Sudan sustainable development (SD) will be critically examined. Ultimately, the aim of this book is to improve readers’ knowledge and...

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...