Artificial Intelligence-Enabled Digital Transformation to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

10th March 2019

Watch Live (10:30 – 15:00 GMT) Monday 11th March 2019 (10:00-15:30) Hosted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and sponsored by Centre for Ethical Finance, Law and Communities (CEFLAC), University of East London (UEL) Target audience: Private sector, business, SMEs, academics, researchers, UN agencies, NGOs, civil society groups, youth, students and other stakeholdersFocus: Public-Private-Partnership, Sustainable [more details]

H. Nithyanandhan “Initiatives of Tanfeedh – a national program in enhancing economic diversification in Sultanate of Oman”

19th January 2019

Hemavathy Nithyanandhan, College of Applied Sciences, Sultanate of Oman Purpose: The heavy dependence on the oil revenue has prompted the government of the Sultanate of Oman to formulate the diversification policies from oil to non-oil sectors. Government has introduced several national level programmes and ‘Tanfeedh’ is one such initiative. Tanfeedh program is derived in Ninth Five [more details]

A. Ndedi and F. Nisabwe “Building partnership between universities and the United Nations System”

19th January 2019

Alain Ndedi and Florence Nisabwe Abstract: The session on ‘Building partnership between Universities and the United Nations System’ aims to bridge the gap between the academia and the United Nations system. At the heart of this platform is the move from field research to policy research within the spectrum of the implementation of the sustainable [more details]

A. Al-Roubaie and S. Al Dallal “Building capacity for sustainable development: the role of science and technology”

19th January 2019

Amer Al-Roubaie and Shawqi Al Dallal, Ahlia University, Bahrain Purpose: The aim of this paper is to examine the role that science and technology plays in sustaining development.  Science and technology improve the efficiency of resources through innovation and development of new techniques that utilize resources more efficiently. Investment in science and technology not only serves [more details]

S. Al Dallal and A. Al-Roubaie “New horizons in science, technology and innovation and its impact on sustainable development: the case of the Arab world”

18th January 2019

Shawqi Al Dallal and Amer Al-Roubaie, Ahlia University, Bahrain Purpose: Scientific knowledge and technological advancement have made substantial contribution to human progress by developing new tools that paved the way for new discoveries and strengthening the fundamentals for sustainable growth. Over the past several centuries, scientific development has enabled societies to meet some of the [more details]

E. M. Ahmed “Green productivity implications on sustainable development”

18th January 2019

Elsadig Musa Ahmed, Multimedia University, Malaysia Purpose: This paper aiming to explain the concept of Green Productivity (GP) is drawn from the integration of two important developmental strategies viz. productivity improvement and environmental protection. Productivity provides the framework for continuous improvement while environmental protection provides the foundation for sustainable development. Therefore, Green productivity is a [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]

(pp.089-099) A. A. Dafa’alla and E. S. Hussein ‘The Role of Diaspora as International Agents For Development’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 6, No. 2, 2017

9th January 2018

Adil A. Dafa’alla* and Elmouiz S. Hussein Airbus, UK Purpose: To conceptually model the economic contribution of the Diaspora as a Public Private Partnership (PPP) to promote business, investment and industry, both in their host countries and countries of origin. As such, the model promotes Diaspora as International Agents for Development. Design/Methodology/Approach: A qualitative research [more details]

(pp.27-40) M. H. Alaafia ‘R&D Collaboration Between the Municipal Council and Local Universities: Case Study of Bahrain’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2017

5th January 2018

Mahmood Habib Alaafia Northern Municipal Council, Bahrain Purpose: Research and Development (R&D) have become crucial to the success, sustainability and competitiveness of any organisation. For municipal affairs in Bahrain, the R&D concept has risen as a core business area that can theoretically resolve the challenges encountered by municipal councils with respect to a scarcity of [more details]

(pp.57-72) A. A. Dafa’Alla ‘Critique of the contribution of the manufacturing sector to the Sudanese economy’, IJSR, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2018

27th October 2017

Adil Ahmed Dafa’Alla Airbus Operations Ltd, UK, Pegasus House, Aerospace Avenue, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7PA Email: Purpose: To investigate the contribution of the Sudanese manufacturing sector to the Sudanese economy and assess its role as a driver for achieving sustainable development in the Sudan. Design/Methodology/Approach: This paper reviews and analyses the contribution of the [more details]

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