• Middle East

    World Data Forum Discusses Data Science, Platforms, Privacy and Finance

    DUBAI, UAE: Participants at the second UN World Data Forum convened in 85 panel discussions to consider issues related to six themes: innovations and synergies across different “data ecosystems”; leaving no one behind; building trust in data and statistics; how far have we come?; understanding the world through data; and new approaches to capacity development… Continue Reading »

    Apply Now for WILD 2019!

    Apply now for Mobility International USA’s 9th International Women’s Institute on Leadership and Disability (WILD) program! Información en español aqui: https://www.miusa.org/news/2019/WILDllamarlossolicitantes Women with disabilities around the world are invited to apply for the 9th International Women’s Institute on Leadership and Disability (WILD) program to be held in Eugene, Oregon, USA from July 13th – August 3rd, 2019. Deadline to… Continue Reading »

    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 »

    Internet Forum Aims to Build Trust, While Leaving No One Offline

    INTERNATIONAL: The Internet has become an integrated part of our lives, from accessing an education, to receiving healthcare services and to conducting business. The digital transformation we are experiencing is spreading across the most remote areas in the world. The frontier technologies are opening new boundaries and possibilities for development. As we move forward, our dependence… 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 »