(pp.41-60) S. Ganguli ‘Aanalysis of Intra GCC Merchandise Trade During 1995—2015 Amidst GCC Diversification Initiatives’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 6, No.1, 2017

5th January 2018

Subhadra Ganguli Ahlia University, Bahrain Purpose: One of the aims of a single currency zone is a thriving and robust intra-regional trade. Previous literature concluded that Bahrain exhibited high dissimilarity of exports within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) compared to exports of other GCC states within the region (Ganguli, 2018, forthcoming) during 1995—2015. This paper [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]

Preparing Iraq’s Next Generation For Sustainability

12th April 2017

Despite decades of armed conflict in its recent history, Iraq merits attention as a candidate for sustainable development. Having said that, Iraq is not yet in a stable enough position to finance research or pilot projects in sustainable energy, as it needs as much oil revenue as it can obtain to stabilize its fiscal situation.  [more details]

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2nd April 2017

By Sylvana Urbina Five hours by bus, 3 hours in a 4×4 truck, 10 minutes in a very small barge and 1 hour of walk is what takes to arrive from Quito, Ecuador to the community of Tesoro Escondido “Hidden Treasure”, located in one of the most biodiverse places in the world, the Chocó rainforest. This [more details]

SUDAN AT A CROSSROADS: Towards a Vision for the Future & Youth Empowerment

4th December 2016

13:30-13:45    Arrival 13:45-15:15     Session One 15:15-15:30     Break 15:30-16:20    Session Two Target audience Academic, professionals, research, youth, NGOs, civil society groups, businesses, and other stakeholders. Focus Sudan Hosts World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) UN Major Group for Children and Youth (UN MGCY) Sudan Knowledge (SK) Middle Eastern Knowledge Economy Institute (MEKEI) The Sudanese diasporic community is relatively large and has [more details]

(pp.123-128) S. Al-Fadil and M. Y. Sukkar ‘Creating a supportive and sustainable environment for basic medical education: the experience of Nile college Sudan’, IJSR, Vol. 6, No. 2, 2017

12th October 2015

Sumaia Al-Fadil, Mohammed Yousif Sukkar, Nile college, Sudan Purpose: Higher Education (HE) has a role to play in inclusive national growth. This paper aims to explore the potential contribution of a private institute to this end. Methods: A case study including a review of the philosophy, vision, mission and learning environment of Nile College, Sudan. [more details]

Future of Higher Education in the Arab Countries: Challenges and Opportunities in the Digital Economy

12th January 2015

Thursday, 02 November 2017 from 14:00 to 17:00 (BST) 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) Target audience Academic, research, higher education officials, policy makers, youth, NGOs, civil society groups, businesses, and other stakeholders. Focus Arab Countries The workshop [more details]

(pp.59-80) C. Osewa-Ediae ‘Assessing the sustainability of London-based black African SMEs’, WJEMSD, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2011

7th July 2011

Cordelia Osewa-Ediae, Social Policy Researcher, London Abstract: This study seeks to assess the sustainability of black African Small/Medium Enterprises (BASMEs) in London – by identifying how several unique factors might impinge on their propensity to flourish, falter or fail. In acknowledging the importance of break-out to the sustainability of these businesses, this study explores whether [more details]