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Strategic Leadership and Planning in Higher Education: policy directions for the learning futures

11th July 2018

Two Days Workshop July/August 2018  Target audience: Higher Education officials, minsters, undersecretaries, vice chancellors, deans, head of department, academics, researchers, students, youth, NGOs (voluntary) and civil society groups (public). Focus: Higher education, universities, research institutions, colleges, knowledge-based economy and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Theme Today, more than ever before in human history, the wealth or […]

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Strategic leadership, organisation transformation and knowledge management

5th July 2018

Five Days Intensive Workshop This five-day course has been designed to introduce a variety of perspectives on strategic leadership, organization transformation and knowledge management (KM) in the public and private sectors. The course aims to enable leaders and decision makers to introduce fit-for-purpose leadership styles and KM approaches to their organizations effective transformation. The workshop […]

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Countering Organised Crime and Terrorist Fundraising

23rd May 2018

One Day International Conference  Monday 2nd July 2018            University Square Stratford, London, United Kingdom Introduction The evolving relationship between terrorism and crime poses significant challenges to the international community, and is contingent on definitions of terrorism, petty crime and organised crime, which are often contested. In Europe there is evidence […]

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Global Business Environments and Entrepreneurship

19th May 2018

Two-days Workshop July/August 2018  Introduction This two-days workshop has been designed to introduce a variety of perspectives on global business environments and entrepreneurship. The focus of the workshop has implications for the way participants will improve their professional practice when they return to their employers. At the end of the workshop attendees should be able […]

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UN policy research for SDG 2030

14th March 2018

In 2018, JIU undertakes a review on policy research uptake aiming at identifying ways to improve the existing mechanisms and processes of producing and using policy research originating within and outside the United Nations system. For the purpose of this review, research uptake is defined as the process of becoming aware of, and accessing research, alongside […]

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Role of Women in Peace and Development

26th February 2018

Thursday 8th March 2018 from 09:30 to 14:30 (BST) Room (US4.15) University Square Stratford, University of East London, London, United Kingdom Target audience Women, academic, researchers, higher education officials, students, professionals, youth, NGOs, civil society groups, businesses, diplomats, and other stakeholders. Focus Women, Arab Countries As part of our celebration of “International Women’s day” which is […]

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Executive Leadership and Knowledge Management

25th February 2018

Five-days Workshop Sunday 22nd – Thursday 26th April 2018  Sheraton Bahrain Hotel, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain Introduction This five-day course has been designed to introduce a variety of perspectives on executive leadership and knowledge management (KM) in the public and private sectors. The course aims to enable leaders and decision makers to introduce fit-for-purpose leadership […]

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Executive Leadership and Performance Improvement

3rd February 2018

Two-days Workshop Monday 19th – Tuesday 20th February 2018  Sheraton Bahrain Hotel, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain Introduction This two-days workshop has been designed to introduce a variety of perspectives on leadership in the public and private sectors. The workshop aims to enable leaders and decision makers to introduce fit-for-purpose leadership styles and approaches to their […]

About MEKEI

The mission of the MEKEI research institute is to use research and education to help transform the countries of the Middle East and North Africa to advanced, knowledge-based societies led by sustainable innovation and social advance.

The main objectives of the research institute are to:

  • Conduct advanced strategic research on the performance and transformation of the region into a sustainability, knowledge-intensive economy.
  • Provide policy advice and training based on concrete evidence and analysis to regional policy makers and business leaders.
  • Develop Middle Eastern research capability with other leading international research centres worldwide.
  • Undertakes research, teaching and training on the key factors that are influencing innovation, change and knowledge management in the MENA region.

Journal

  • International Journal of Innovation and Knowledge Management in Middle East and North Africa (IJIKMMENA)

    IJIKMMENA is intended as a forum for academics, practitioners and policymakers from around the world to exchange concepts, research, and best practices about innovation and knowledge management (KM) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). This unique initiative aims to integrate the study of these various disciplines to achieve sustainable development (SD) in MENA and help to stimulate debate amongst scholars, researchers and policymakers within and outside the MENA region with a view to defining common, effective responses to tomorrow’s challenges. IJIKMMENA is also intended as a first step in paving the way towards further reflection on the future [...]

International Networks

MEKEI works with a wide range of institutions, such as universities, research centres and governmental departments all over the world, particularly in developing countries. Our international networks bring together multidisciplinary academics, policymakers and practitioners.

By bringing together international leaders and enabling them to work in partnership, we seek to ensure that we pass on to future generation at least as much environmental wealth as we inherited.