UN Policy Research Survey

3rd June 2018

Following WASD successful engagement with the UN Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) last year on the role of PPPs in the implementation of Agenda 2030, WASD will be engaged again with JIU on its next project A.435 entitled “Strengthening the policy research uptake in service of the 2030“. Together with JIU, WASD organised the first meeting [more details]

Transforming policy research for the implementation of the United Nations 2030 Agenda

11th March 2018

Wednesday 14th March 2018 from 14:00 to 17:00 London Centre of International Law Practice (LCILP), London, United Kingdom Target audience: Academics, researchers, think tanks, consultancy firms, research centres and institutes, UN agencies, NGOs, civil society groups, youth, students and other stakeholders Focus: Global, Policy Research, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) The thematic focus of this informal [more details]

The role of the private sector and the diaspora in achieving the 2030 SDGs

27th January 2018

Monday 5th February 2018 (18:00-20:30) UNICEF UK, London, United Kingdom Target audience: Private sector, business, SMEs, academics, researchers, UN agencies, NGOs, civil society groups, youth, students and other stakeholders and all those who are interested in UNICEF’s priorities/mandate (children, child survival i.e. health, nutrition, water, sanitation, hygiene, as well as education and child protection) Focus: [more details]

The future of Sudan after lifting the US sanctions

22nd October 2017

Saturday 28th October 2017 (14:00-17:00) University Square Stratford – London, United Kingdom Early this month (6 October 2017), the US government has lifted parts the sanctions against Sudan towards normalizing relations which was promoted by Sudan’s efforts to end conflicts within the country, allowing good access for humanitarian purposes as well as good cooperation with the [more details]

Download FREE the latest issue of International Journal of Sudan Research (IJSR), Volume 8 Number 1, 2018

7th September 2017

We are pleased to publish the new issue of the International Journal of Sudan Research (IJSR), Volume 8 Number 1, 2018. You can download FREE of charge here. Please circulate the papers and the link among your colleagues and networks. ‘Occurrence and identity of the causal agents of Wilt/Root-Rot disease in Chickpea in Abu Hamad area’ Hanan Ibrahim Mudawi [more details]

CALL FOR CHAPTERS: Technological transformation for Sudan’s sustainable inclusive development

3rd September 2017

Part of Palgrave Studies of Sustainable Business in Africa Editor: Allam Ahmed, Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex, UK This book will focus on the application and utilisation of science, technology and innovation (STI) for addressing societal challenges, thereby promoting development. Issues of governance of STI, technology transfer (TT), business practices, public policies [more details]

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

16th April 2017

WASD 15th International Annual Conference 16-18 May 2017 Sheraton Bahrain Hotel 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 [more details]

Smart Cities and Urban Planning

2nd January 2017

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 City Urban Planning Sustainable framework. [more details]

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