Author - Allam

UN International Day for Disaster Reduction: Building Youth Leadership

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 Business and Law Target audience: Youth and experts from disaster management agencies, UN agencies, NGOs, civil society groups, businesses, academic and other stakeholders Focus: Developing countries [su_button url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ViOYhtueygQ&feature=youtu.be" target="blank" radius="round"]Watch Summary Video[/su_button] In celebration of the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) 13th of October...

OUT NOW: International Journal of Innovation and Knowledge Management in Middle East and North Africa (IJIKMMENA), Volume 5, No. 2, 2016

The latest issue of the IJIKMMENA is now available. IJIKMMENA is intended as a forum for academics, practitioners and policymakers from around the world to exchange concepts, research, and best practices about innovation and knowledge management (KM) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). [wpdm-all-packages items_per_page="10" categories="ijikmmena-v5-n2-2016" jstable=1 order_by="title" order="asc"]

NOW PUBLISHED: The Critical Role of Diaspora in International Scientific Cooperation with the Country of Origin

We're pleased announce the publication of The Critical Role of Diaspora in International Scientific Cooperation with the Country of Origin, edited by Allam Ahmed. This book includes contributions by international experts and high level Diaspora from the public and private sectors across the world on the critical role of Diaspora towards sustainable and inclusive knowledge-based growth in the country of origin to ensure countries of origin are benefiting from their Diaspora and competing at the forefront of science, technology and innovation (STI). Read...

Conference presentations now available

Speaker presentations from this year's WASD Conference are now available to view on the Conference Program page. All conference delegates will receive a copy of the conference proceedings: Outlook 2016 - Europe at a Crossroads and the Impact of Globalization. The WASD 14th International Annual Conference takes place on 20-22 July 2016 in Canary Wharf, London, UK.

Conference program now available

The conference program for the WASD 14th International Annual Conference is now available. The 2016 conference theme is 'Europe at a crossroads: the challenge for future sustainable development'. The conference will take place in Canary Wharf, London, UK, from 20 to 22 July 2016.

OUT NOW: International Journal of Innovation and Knowledge Management in Middle East and North Africa (IJIKMMENA), Volume 5, No. 1, 2016

The latest issue of the IJIKMMENA is now available. IJIKMMENA is intended as a forum for academics, practitioners and policymakers from around the world to exchange concepts, research, and best practices about innovation and knowledge management (KM) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). [wpdm-all-packages items_per_page="10" categories="ijikmmena-v5-n1-2016" jstable=1 order_by="title" order="asc"]

Articles from WASD International Conference 2015 now available to download

We are pleased to announce that selected articles from the WASD International Conference 2015 are now available online. The conference took place in Istanbul, Turkey and the theme was 'Green Behaviour: Re-thinking Policy for Sustainability'. The collected papers explore the role that policies can play in modifying consumer behaviour and provide recommendations for implementing market-friendly policies for a sustainable future. The authors demonstrate the challenges and offer possible solutions and recommendations for adopting green behaviour in our daily activities. The WASD International Conference 2016 takes place this...

OUT NOW: From Oil to Knowledge – Transforming the United Arab Emirates into a Knowledge-Based Economy Towards UAE Vision 2021

Prof Allam Ahmed, in conjunction with Dr Ibrahim Alfaki, has written a new book that evaluates the extent of the UAE's success in diversifying its economy away from oil towards a knowledge-based economy. From Oil to Knowledge is the first book to present and critically evaluate the extent of the UAE's success in diversifying its economy and implementing the principles and approaches of a knowledge-based economy. The authors identify the achievements of the government to date and areas for further...

Articles from Diaspora International Conference 2015 now available to download

We are pleased to announce a new collection of the best articles presented at the Diaspora International Conference 2015. Reconnecting Universities with the Discourse of Sustainable Inclusive Growth includes a selection of the best papers presented during the 2nd Diaspora International Conference, held at the University of Sussex, Brighton – United Kingdom 11-12 June 2015. The different chapters selected have tremendous scope in both focus and source, covering a broad spectrum of the conference theme: The role of universities and research institutions...