Tag - Sustainability

Artificial Intelligence-Enabled Digital Transformation to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

Hosted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and sponsored by Centre for Ethical Finance, Law and Communities (CEFLAC), University of East London (UEL) Target audience: Private sector, business, SMEs, academics, researchers, UN agencies, NGOs, civil society groups, youth, students and other stakeholdersFocus: Public-Private-Partnership, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), business, investment, global, science, technology, innovation, R&D, managers and directors responsible for transformation, project, programme, knowledge, innovation or change management, academics including researchers and students who are interested in artificial intelligence (AI) and...

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....

Preparing Iraq’s Next Generation For Sustainability

Despite decades of armed conflict in its recent history, Iraq merits attention as a candidate for sustainable development. Having said that, Iraq is not yet in a stable enough position to finance research or pilot projects in sustainable energy, as it needs as much oil revenue as it can obtain to stabilize its fiscal situation.  For the time being, the best hope for Iraq is to emphasize sustainability in its education system so that seeds can be planted for...

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By Sylvana Urbina Five hours by bus, 3 hours in a 4x4 truck, 10 minutes in a very small barge and 1 hour of walk is what takes to arrive from Quito, Ecuador to the community of Tesoro Escondido “Hidden Treasure”, located in one of the most biodiverse places in the world, the Chocó rainforest. This place is home to families of growers of the best cacao in the world (Arriba Cacao), who have the forest as their backyard. It is...

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...