KnowTalks Series

KnowTalks Series

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) are organizing a series of webinars ‘KnowTalks’ taking place twice a month throughout the year.

Hosting knowledge experts, policymakers, scientists, intellectuals, academics and futurists from around the world, the ‘KnowTalks’ series is driven by our keenness to further establish pathways for knowledge transfer and dissemination while contributing to achieving sustainable development and shedding light on the opportunities and challenges of building sustainable societies.

Check below the agenda and register in your preferred session(s).

Digital Skills - The Zero Choice

 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. (Dubai local time)

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Wednesday, July 14, 2021

The Impact of COVID-19 on SMEs: Opportunities and Challenges

 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. (Dubai local time)

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Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Reskilling - Defining the New Normal

 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. (Dubai local time)

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Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Redefining Knowledgeable: Shifting to a Skills-Focused Framework of Education

 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. (Dubai local time)

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Data Driven Decision-Making

 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. (Dubai local time)

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Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Predicting the Unpredictable through Advanced Data Analytics

 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. (Dubai local time)

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Get Your Facts Straight: COVID-19 Vaccines Demystified

 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. (Dubai local time)

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Covinnovation: The Pandemic as An Innovation Accelerator

 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. (Dubai local time)

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Touring the World through Turning Pages

 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. (Dubai local time)

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Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Session 1: Digital Finance for a Fairer Post Pandemic World

 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. (Dubai local time)

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Monday, November 30, 2020

Session 1: Post-COVID Cities: From Contemporary Cities to Virtual Spaces

 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. (Dubai local time)

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Session 2: Insight into the Global Knowledge Index: Research, Development and Innovation Sector

 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. (Dubai local time)

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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Session 1: Insight into the Global Knowledge Index: Higher Education Sector

 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. (Dubai local time)

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Session 2: What Knowledge Indicators May Imply

 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. (Dubai local time)

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Monday, November 23, 2020

Session 1: Insight into the Global Knowledge Index: Information and Communications Technology Sector

 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. (Dubai local time)

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Session 2: Insight into the Global Knowledge Index: Technical and Vocational Education and Training Sector

 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. (Dubai local time)

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Session 3: Insight into the Global Knowledge Index: Economy Sector

 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. (Dubai local time)

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Session 1: Innovate or Die Trying: From the Mind of World Renown Hacker

 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. (Dubai local time)

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Session 2: Knowledge for the Future: Lessons in Leadership

 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. (Dubai local time)

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Monday, November 16, 2020

Session 1: The Role of Organizational Culture in Effective Knowledge Management

 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. (Dubai local time)

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Session 2: Insight into the Global Knowledge Index: Pre-University Education Sector

 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. (Dubai local time)

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