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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.


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MEKEI runs regular conferences, workshops and various events on the key factors that are influencing innovation, change, leadership and knowledge management in the MENA region. Forthcoming events will include:

Conferences and Seminars
Countering Organised Crime and Terrorist Fundraising

Conferences and Seminars

Digital revolution, smart cities and performance improvement towards a sustainable knowledge-based inclusive development
Reconnecting Higher Education to the discourse of inclusive sustainable knowledge-based economy in the Arab Region
Sudan at a crossroads: towards a vision for the future & youth empowerment
Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise in a Multi-cultural World
UN International Day for Disaster Reduction: Building Youth Leadership
Europe at a crossroads: the challenge for future sustainable development
Towards a sustainable knowledge-based economy in the Middle East & North Africa
Innovation and development: the role of human capital
Building capacity for a sustainable knowledge-based economy in Sudan
SMART KM MODEL: the integrated knowledge management revolutionary approach for organisational excellence
International Best Practices of Business Incubators: The Roadmap for the Arab Countries
Strategic Planning in Public Sector: Lessons Learned from Al Ain Municipality (UAE)

Workshops and Training
Smart Cities and Urban Planning
Knowledge Management: concepts, process and technology
Game-Based Learning: disruptive approaches to education, learning, training, and development
Leadership, investment promotion and entrepreneurship development: concepts, strategy and practice
Executive leadership and knowledge management for Women Police Officers
Knowledge Management and Leadership

Executive Leadership: concepts, skills and practice
Strategic Management and Planning
Investment Promotion: concepts, strategy and practice
Knowledge Management: concepts, process and technology
Change Management
Keynote Presentations and Talks
World Bank Conference on Digital Technologies in the Mediterranean
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Municipality Excellence and Expansion Summit
TEDx Khartoum Knowledge Into Action
Alzaytoona University Human capital in a knowledge economy conference
Advice and consultation
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