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Arab Knowledge Project holds its first Experts Meeting in Preparation for its Upcoming Knowledge Index 2017

May 15, 2017

In preparation for its upcoming Knowledge Index 2017, the Arab Knowledge Project held its first experts meeting at the UNDP Arab Regional Programme’s premises in Beirut. The meeting took place on the 12th and 13th of May 2017 with the participation of a select of experts from the Arab...

Arab Knowledge Project participates in the Knowledge for Development Global Partnerships Conference in Geneva

Apr 08, 2017

The Arab Knowledge Project participated in the Knowledge for Development Global Partnerships Conference in Geneva on 3-4 April 2017. The conference that has been organized by the UN Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and Knowledge Management Austria witnessed the participation of more than 25...

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark Statement on International Women’s Day

Mar 08, 2017

This year, International Women’s Day is devoted to Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030. Globalization and technology change are driving that change. It’s important that women are able to succeed in this new world o...

Dr. Hany Torky Presents the Arab Reading Index at the 9th Emirates Airlines Festival of Literature

Mar 07, 2017

As part of the 9th Emirates Airlines Festival of Literature, Dr. Hany Torky, CTA of the Arab Knowledge Project, presented the Arab Reading Index and some of its “surprising revelations about reading habits in the Arab Region – including that rates of reading for pleasure are no...

Human Development Report 2016 to Launch on March 21 in Stockholm

Mar 02, 2017

The Human Development Report 2016 ‘Human Development for Everyone’ will be launched on 21 March in Stockholm with the Prime Minister of Sweden, Stefan Löfven; United Nations Development Programme Administrator, Helen Clark; and the Director of the Human Development Report Office...