“Women and Globalization in the GCC: Negotiating States, Agency and Social Change”, is a workshop organized by May Aldabbagh from Harvard University and the Gender and Public Policy Program at the Dubai School of Government (DSG) and Dalia Abdelhady from the Centre for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Lund at the 2012 Gulf Research Meeting in Cambridge organized by the Gulf Research Center.
This is a proceedings report for the Executive Education course on “Driving Competitiveness through Innovation” held partnership with Microsoft from 19 to 20 April, 2011.
This volume is a compilation of papers submitted to the Second Annual Symposium of the Gulf Comparative Education Society, held March 16-17, 2011.
This publication is the proceedings document of the MENA-OECD Governance Programme's 6th Meeting of the Working Group 2 on E-Government and Administrative Simplification, held in Dubai on April 27-28, 2010.
In “Building an International Financial System for the 21st Century,” Dr. David Dodge outlines the theoretical nature of the economic adjustment problem, which he stresses must be collectively addressed through cooperative policy actions by national authorities. He then briefly summarizes the current state of international arrangements to facilitate adjustment. Finally, he examines the salient elements that must be addressed in order to rebuild a stable and well functioning international monetary, economic and financial order for the 21st century.
Women’s entrepreneurship has been gaining traction as a subject of interest––for research, discussion, and policy intervention globally, and the Gulf is no exception. Indeed, the excitement about the role the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) area is playing regionally and globally is itself associated with the increasing role of its women––who are estimated to hold just over a third of wealth in the GCC.
In partnership with Microsoft, DSG conducted an Executive Education course on "Innovative Government" from 7 to 9 March 2010, which explored concepts of innovation in the public sector and ways to foster innovative governance approaches. Academics, industry leaders and government officials collaborated to understand the implications of new technology trends for the public sector, in terms of both opportunities and challenges. This proceedings report covers presentations and discussions, and highlights the main themes and recommendations from the course.
"Healthcare Challenges in the Gulf Cooperation Council," a one-day conference jointly organized by the Dubai School of Government (DSG), The Harvard Medical School Dubai Center for Postgraduate Education and Research (HMSDC), and the Dubai Harvard Foundation for Medical Research (DHFMR), was held on November 19, 2009 at the Dubai School of Government. The event was held under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Hanif Hassan, UAE Minister of Health, and was hosted jointly by Dr. Tarik Yousef, Dean of the Dubai School of Government, and Dr. Ajay Singh, Chief Academic Officer of the Harvard Medical School Dubai Center.
On May 6, 2010, former Malaysian Prime Minister outlined how public policy in Malaysia was formulated to both spur dynamic economic growth as well as maintain social stability.
The Dubai School of Government (DSG) and the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) organised the 10th International Conference of the IFIP 9.4 working group on Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries in Dubai, United Arab Emirates between 26-28 May 2009, under the theme of "Assessing the Contribution of Information and Communication Technologies to Development Goals."