• Middle East

    World Data Forum Wraps Up With a Declaration to Boost Financing for Data and Statistics

    DUBAI: The second United Nations World Data Forum concluded on 24 October 2018, with the launch of the Dubai Declaration to increase financing for better data and statistics for sustainable development. “While it is clear that the data revolution is having an enormous impact, it has not benefited everyone equally,” said United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina J.… Continue Reading »

    Qaderoon Network Signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the Association of Persons with Disabilities in Al-Ahsa

    SAUDI ARABIA: In the presence of the Executive Director of the persons with disabilities association in Al-Ahsa, Mr. Abdul Latif Al-Ja’fari and the Executive Director in charge of Qaderoon, Mr. Turki Al-Halabi, they both signed a memorandum of understanding on Thursday, 4 October 2018, to cooperate in the field of training and employment of persons with… Continue Reading »

    Tamer Group and Savola Group Join Forces with “Qaderoon” to Raise Awareness on World Mental Health Day

    SAUDI ARABIA: Qaderoon network in cooperation with its members Tamer Group and Savola Group, launched a campaign on social media to raise awareness about the value of good mental health at work in coinciding with World Mental Health Day on 10 October 2018. The campaign, which was developed with Tawafuq team from the Human Resources… Continue Reading »

    DRR Platform Adopts Declarations to Reduce Disaster Risk in Africa and Arab Regions

    TUNISIA: Participants at the Africa-Arab Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) focused on the theme, ‘Towards Disaster Risk Informed and Inclusive Sustainable Development,’ and adopted two declarations. The meeting provided input to the Global Platform for DRR which will convene in Geneva, Switzerland, in 2019. The meeting, which took place from 9-13 October, in Tunis,… Continue Reading »

    Bridge CRPD-SDGs Training Initiative Training of Trainers Module B, Dubai 2018 October 17 to 26, 2018

    DUBAI, UAE: The International Disability Alliance (IDA) and the International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) are holding the Module B of the Bridge CRPD-SDGs Training of Trainers 2018 with support from the World Blind Union, TCI Asia Pacific, Sightsavers, ADD International, Bridging the Gap Project – Austria, the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Australian Department… Continue Reading »

    Interworking Between LTE & LMR Systems is Essential For Critical Communications, Says ETELM

    DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES –  As demand for high speed mobile broadband and smart data services is rapidly increasing, inter-working between new broadband services and traditional mission critical radio systems is essential to ensure equivalent or better services are provided in terms of mission critical performance and coverage. Improved data services must be in addition to… Continue Reading »

    Qaderoon Network Conducts “Persons with Disabilities Supportive Work Environment” Workshop in Cooperation with Swaed Association

    SAUDI ARABIA: On Wednesday, September 18, 2018, “Qaderoon” Network, in cooperation with “Swaed” Association for physical disability, organized a workshop on persons with disabilities supportive work environment at Holiday Inn Corniche Hotel in Al Khobar. The workshop aimed at introducing trainees to the basic concepts of disability and its accommodations, while identifying elements of disability… Continue Reading »

    Qaderoon Network Offers its Services to All Businesses

    SAUDI ARABIA: Qaderoon Network launched its new services to its members and non-member organizations as part of its efforts to encourage businesses to include persons with disabilities on a wider scale in the business market. Additionally, this provides the best services and enrich the journey of businesses in the development of persons with disabilities inclusion in its… Continue Reading »

    Qaderoon Network Contributes to the Launch of “Guide for Business on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities” Globally

    SAUDI ARABIA: Qaderoon Network issued the Arabic version of the Employers “Rights for Persons with Disabilities Guide”, which was developed jointly by the UN Global Compact and the ILO. The “Guide for business on the rights of persons with disabilities – How business can respect and support the rights of persons with disabilities and benefit from… Continue Reading »