Launching a $100 million fund to revamp the Palestinian education system; tackling MidEast youth unemployment; ensuring gender parity; building inclusive economies to generate new jobs; reiterating the principles to ensure a healthy relationship in the region; addressing the immediate needs of refugees – these were some of the discussions that took place at the World…

  New briefing bases its findings on the perceptions of global experts and businesses in the region Diversifying the economy, reducing public intervention in the markets are key challenges The absence of internationally comparable data impedes detailed analysis of the level of inclusivity of many countries in the region   Rising income and wealth disparity…

  EU’s Mogherini expressed hope that US administration would forego protectionist policies Germany’s von der Leyen stressed that the use of military means alone cannot lead to success International community must work together against the “plague” on Jordan’s borders Panel called for Russia to put more pressure on Syrian government   Syria is at a…

With high unemployment rates, a rising population growth, political problems, regional challenges and a spread of radical movements that are relentlessly seeking to thrive on the despair of the younger generation, providing hope and support are vital for youth in the Middle East region. “What Arab youth want is what youth everywhere want: A fair…

Aimed at introducing innovative approaches in the field of teaching and initiating new learning methods in Palestine, a $100 million fund was launched at the World Economic Forum on Middle East and North Africa 2017. This fund is aimed at revamping the Palestinian education system that will eventually help to tackle the problem of unemployment. Christened…

Adopting a proactive approach toward problem solving and devising long-term solutions to tribulations plaguing this region, the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa at the Dead Sea, Jordan, addresses the role of youth and technology. Making a difference WEF forum is all set to bring together social entrepreneurs from the Schwab Foundation,…

Launching a $100 million fund to revamp the Palestinian education system; reiterating the principles to ensure a healthy relationship between Jordan and Iraq; addressing the immediate needs of refugees; discussing the humanitarian crisis; tackling Mideast youth unemployment problems; ensuring gender parity and focusing on building inclusive economies to generate new jobs in the region –…