Smart Cities and Urban Planning

4th February 2017

Smart Cities and Urban Planning Introduction This workshop has been designed to introduce the principles of Smart City design and urban planning in the MENA Region. The aim is to develop the essential skills and competencies necessary for decision makers to  plan, identify and examine the objectives, advantages, drawbacks, models, stages and requirements of Smart […]

Knowledge Management: concepts, process and technology

4th February 2017

23-24 April, Manama – Bahrain Introduction This workshop has been designed to introduce a variety of perspectives on knowledge management (KM) in the public and private sectors. The workshop aims to enable knowledge managers, analysts and decision makers to introduce fit-for-purpose KM Framework to their organisations. At the end of the course attendees should be able to […]

Digital revolution, smart cities and performance improvement towards a sustainable knowledge-based inclusive development

4th February 2017

WASD 15th International Annual Conference 25-27 April 2017 Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain This major international event will provide a forum for academics, government and industry to discuss the various challenges facing the world particularly the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries in their efforts to achieve a sustainable knowledge-based inclusive development. This three-day conference will be a great opportunity […]

Reconnecting Higher Education to the discourse of inclusive sustainable knowledge-based economy in the Arab Region

13th January 2017

Thursday, 2nd February 2017 from 14:00 to 17:00 (BST) Board Room (EB 1.39) Dockland Campus, University of East London, London, United Kingdom 13:45-13:55     Arrival 14:00-15:30    Session One 15:30-15:45     Break 15:45-16:45     Session Two Target audience Academic, researchers, higher education officials, students, professionals, research, youth, NGOs, civil society groups, businesses, and other stakeholders. Focus Arab Countries Partners World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) […]

Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise in a Multi-cultural World

13th November 2016

Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise in a Multi-cultural World Thursday, 17 November 2016 from 09:30 to 14:00 (BST) Dockland Campus , University of East London, 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) London Centre of International Law Practice […]

World Bank Conference on Digital technologies at the service of economic development in the Mediterranean, Marseille, France

4th November 2016

Keynote Talk at World Bank Conference on Digital technologies at the service of economic development in the Mediterranean (4 November 2016 Marseille, France) “Digital technologies at the service of economic development in the Mediterranean”, World Bank With a large youth representation and youth unemployment ratio, the MENA Region faces a potential crisis unless new sources […]

UN International Day for Disaster Reduction: Building Youth Leadership

24th October 2016

UN International Day for Disaster Reduction: Building Youth Leadership 3rd October 2016 Thursday, 13 October 2016 from 09:00 to 13:00 (BST) Knowledge Dock, University of East London, London, United Kingdom Hosts: World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) UN Major Group for Children and Youth (UN MGCY) Arab Urban Development Institute (AUDI) Royal Docks School of […]

Municipality Excellence and Expansion Summit, Riyadh – Saudi Arabia

5th October 2016

Keynote Talk at the Government of Saudi Arabia Municipality Excellence & Expansion Summit (2016 Riyadh, KSA) “Transforming municipalities through project information and performance management”, Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs Panel discussion on  “Transforming municipalities through project information and performance management”, MUNICIPALITY EXCELLENCE AND EXPANSION  SUMMIT, October 5th – 6th 2016, Burj Rafal Kempinski Hotel, Riyadh, […]

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