Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government | Empowering Leaders, Shaping the Future :: News http://www.dsg.ae//En/home/index.aspx RSS Feeds MBRSG Executive Education Organizes Field Visit to the UK for DEWA Frontiers Executive Education at the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG) organized a best practice benchmark ;trip to London- UK for DEWA managers as part of the third batch of the Frontiers leadership development ;program, a two-year customized training program that concludes in May 2014. 13 Apr 2014 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1391 Leading Economist Martin Hvidt Speaks on Dubai’s Economic and Development Models The Public Management Program at the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government today hosted Prof Martin Hvidt as part of its ongoing Distinguished Speaker Series. 26 Mar 2014 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1390 MBRSG to Launch ‘Knowledge and Policies Council’ Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government (MBSRG) is gearing up to launch the ‘Knowledge and Policies Council’. The council aims to promote meaningful dialogue and enrich knowledge amongst various government entities, besides highlighting issues and public policies that are of relevance to both the community and the government. 20 Mar 2014 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1387 Australian Expert Discusses the Evolving Roles of Public Sector The Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government hosted Mr. Peter Allen, Deputy Dean at the Australia & New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) in a lecture titled 25 Feb 2014 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1385 Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government Launches the Arab Leadership Initiative at the Government Summit The Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government launched the Arab Leadership and Government Excellence Program at the second Government Summit held from 10 to 12 February 13 Feb 2014 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1384 Parents play critical role in Emirati women’s career choices, UAE study shows The Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG) hosted a seminar on “Parental Influence on Female Vocational Decisions” in the Arabian Gulf as part of its ongoing Gender and Public Policy Programme Seminar Series. 30 Jan 2014 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1382 MBRSG Board of Trustees Launch New Branding and Commend School’s 2013 Achievements The Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG) today launched its new logo that officially features the school’s new name, first announced in July last year “The Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government” along with a new branding strategy for the institution. Members also approved new strategic goals for the school to be executed in early 2014.; 08 Jan 2014 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1388 MBRSG Plans Executive Education Course for Abu Dhabi Development Fund 15 participants from the Abu Dhabi Development Fund attended the two day strategy planning program at the headquarters of the Abu Dhabi Development Fund. 24 Dec 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1380 Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government Takes Part in Fikr 12th Conference as Knowledge Partner As a knowledge partner,the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG) took part in the 12th annual Fikr Conference held in Dubai on 4-5 December under the title “ Job Creation: 80 Million Jobs by 2020 in the Arab World”. 05 Dec 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1377 Ministry of State for Federal National Council Affairs, Islamic Affairs and MBRSG mark 42nd UAE National Day Ministry of State for Federal National Council Affairs, Islamic Affairs and Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government mark 42nd UAE National Day 28 Nov 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1379 Supreme Committee of the Islamic Economy Initiative organizes a media training course on Islamic Economy in cooperation with MBRSG 25 Nov 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1375 Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government Holds Open Day for Students Seeking to Enrol for Master’s Program in Public Administration The Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG) organized an open day for students seeking to enrol for the Master’s program in Public Administration (MPA) that is scheduled to commence in January 2014. 25 Nov 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1376 MBRSG to Deliver Holistic Training Program to Second Level Leaders of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority In light of the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai and in line with UAE 2021 trends to promote the importance of the role of leadership in achieving excellence and best government practices 28 Oct 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1372 Mhamed Biygautane speaks in Hong Kong Mhamed Biygautane, researcher at the Government and Public Management Program, gave a series of three lectures at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, one of Hong Kong’s most prominent educational institutions. 24 Oct 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1373 Dubai Expo 2020 Theme Symposium Opens: Partnerships hold the key to future development Day one discussions on ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’ highlight how the complexity of today’s global challenges cannot be met alone ;; 23 Oct 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1370 MBRSG signs a new MoU with Federal Authority for Human Resources The Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government signed a new Memorandum of Understanding with the Federal Authority for Human Resources which comes as part of the Government Knowledge Portal Initiative "Ma'arif," which is considered one of the Authority’s strategic initiatives, and the first of its kind at the level of the Federal Government.; 09 Oct 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1369 Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government Welcomes New Faculty Members to Deliver Masters of Public Administration Program ;Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG) welcomed its new faculty members for the Masters in Public Administration program that was launched in July.; 15 Sep 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1371 MBRSG Leads the GCC Government Social Media Summit As a knowledge partner, the Governance and Innovation Program (GIP) at Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government took part in the second GCC Government Social Media Summit, held at the Ritz Carlton Dubai from September 2-3, 2013. The summit focused on the increasing relevance of social media as a communication and engagement tool between Government and its citizens. 04 Sep 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1367 Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government and Malaysia-based Iclif ink MoU for Executive Education Programs The Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG) and the Malaysia-based Iclif Leadership and Governance Centre (Iclif), an international, Asia-focused center of excellence delivering practical corporate governance and leadership development solutions have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen mutual collaboration in delivering executive education programs to the public and private sectors of the Middle East. 15 Jul 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1366 Dr Ali Sebaa Al Marri Appointed Executive President of Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, has issued a decree appointing Dr Ali Sebaa Al Marri as the Executive President of the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government, a research and teaching institution focusing on public policy in the Arab world and formerly known as the Dubai School of Government.; 07 Jul 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1364 Dubai School of Government Renamed after Sheikh Mohammed The Dubai School of Government has been renamed Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council. 01 Jul 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1365 Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government Launches the Master's Program in Public Administration With the support of the Dubai Government Human Resources Department and the Federal Authority for Human Resources (FAHR), the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government today announced the launch of the ;master’s program in public administration for mid career professionals.; 30 Jun 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1363 Mohammed: People’s satisfaction and happiness can be achieved in UAE UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum met today with a host of Libyan government leaders, participating in the Leaders Programme organised by Dubai School of Government and the Libyan Warriors Affairs Commission (WAC). 29 Jun 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1362 The Governance and Innovation Program launched the 5th ASMR series The continued growth of social media in the Arab region has facilitated innovations by individuals, created new horizons for government entities and new social trends by Arab societies. Under the title “Transforming Education in the Arab World: Breaking Barriers in the Age of Social Learning”, the 5th edition of the Arab Social Media Report series was launched today by the Dubai School of Government’s Governance and Innovation Program.; 23 Jun 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1361 100 Libyan Leaders Participate in the Second Batch of Executive Education Program The School hosted today an orientation session for the second batch of its Leaders Program comprising 100 delegates from Libya’s ministries of Labor, Health, and Education as well as the Electricity and Water Authority, and the Environment General Authority. 09 Jun 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1360 Linking Leadership Education to Locality: A Framework for Embedding Local Culture, Beliefs and Values As part of the Gender and Public Policy Seminar Series, DSG hosted Dr Barbara Harold and Dr Lauren Stephenson from Zayed University’s College of Education to speak on leadership education within an international university curriculum.; 03 Jun 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1359 Mhamed Biygautane speaks at the Public Management Forum at Khalifa University Mhamed Biygautane represented the Dubai School of Government in a ;forum organized by Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa University under the title “Public Management and Administration: Opportunities and Challenges in the UAE”. 02 Jun 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1358 DSG joins hands with DoF to upgrade performance in finance The Dubai School of Government has signed a new agreement initiated by the Department of Finance for the upgrade of government performance in the area of financial management.; 28 May 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1355 Dubai School of Government Signs MoU for Training Program with Dubai Culture The Dubai School of Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to launch a training program for the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority 28 May 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1357 Dubai School of Government and Bayt.com Release White Paper on New Online Trends in the Arab Region DSG’s Governance and Innovation Program in cooperation with Bayt.com launched a regional white paper reflecting the latest trends in internet usage in the Arab region titled ‘The Arab World Online: Changing Internet Usage Trends’ at a joint seminar at DSG.; 23 Apr 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1350 Executive Education Launches “Leaders Program” To Train 300 Libyan Officials In a move to support Libya in restructuring its public sector, Executive Education has launched a training program for senior leaders in the Libyan government. As part of the initiative, DSG will share its experience in management and leadership with 300 select participants identified by the Libyan government.; 30 Mar 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1349 Mhamed Biygautane Awarded “Assessor for Government Excellence Award Program” Certificate Mhamed Biygautane, Public Management Researcher, was awarded the “Assessor for Government Excellence Award Program” certificate after taking part in a one week intensive training program at Dubai’s Executive Council.; 17 Mar 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1348 Dubai Bids to Host EXPO 2020 under the Theme “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future” As the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) delegation visits Dubai today, numerous UAE government entities and hundreds of companies are supporting Dubai’s bid to host Expo 2020. 25 Feb 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1346 New Frontiers for Citizen Engagement: Impact of Social Media on Public Services in the UAE Federal Government In today’s challenging global environment, it is imperative to provide high quality government services which meet the needs of citizens. 11 Feb 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1347 HE Dr Anwar Gargash Addresses ‘Zayed Future Leaders’ at DSG “The UAE is undoubtedly one of the most successful countries worldwide and we should all work to maintain this effective model. Our society emphasizes education and openness, which supported by material resources, have helped us accomplish our goals in social development 17 Jan 2013 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1344 Gender and Educational Reform: Transforming Gender Norms among Young Adolescents for Lasting Social Change The Gender and Public Policy Program organized a seminar entitled “Gender and Educational Reform: Transforming Gender Norms among Young Adolescents for Lasting Social Change” as part of its seminar series. 12 Dec 2012 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1343 Gender and Educational Reform: Transforming Gender Norms among Young Adolescents for Lasting Social Change Can gender bias be changed? More specifically, can participation in a specially designed curriculum over a specific period of time lead to a shift in gender norms among very young adolescents? 09 Dec 2012 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1342 DEWA and DSG Sign New Executive Education Contract HE Tariq Hilal Lootah, Executive President of the Dubai School of Government (DSG) signed today an executive education contract with HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) for the Advanced Leadership Development Programme. 26 Nov 2012 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1340 Swiss Expert Highlights Implications of Dispute Settlement for Foreign Direct Investments in GCC Foreign direct investment has conventionally played a key role in driving businesses worldwide and is increasingly recognized as a major factor for economic development and an important tool to enhance local competitiveness. 21 Nov 2012 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1341 Dubai School of Government Holds First Meeting of New Board of Trustees The Dubai School of Government (DSG) held the first meeting of its newly appointed board of trustees. Set up in accordance with Law No. (3) for the year 2012 issued by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the new board reflects the confidence of the Government of Dubai in the role and mission of DSG and its keenness to support the school’s performance and success. 03 Oct 2012 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1336 DSG’s Governance and Innovation Program to Launch Report on Social Media, Employment and Entrepreneurship Under patronage of His Excellency Saqr Ghobash Saeed Ghobash, UAE Minister of Labor, the Governance and Innovation Program at the Dubai School of Government, in partnership with SAP MENA, will be holding a policy forum on October 3rd to launch the findings of their report, entitled “Social Media, Employment and Entrepreneurship: New Frontiers for the Economic Empowerment of Arab Youth” 30 Sep 2012 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1334 Mhamed Biygautane on BBC World News Mhamed Biygautane took part in the Middle East Business Report Debate produced by the BBC World News, and aired on July, 27th. 27 Jul 2012 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1335 DSG cooperates with DOF for the Upgrade of Financial Management Skills of Dubai Government Employees The Department of Finance has launched a new initiative in cooperation with the Dubai School of Government and Hamdan Bin Mohammed E-University which aims to upgrade the financial management skills of Dubai Government employees. 13 Jun 2012 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1333 Akkawi Addresses Child Abuse on Dubai One Anita Akkawi, an alumna of the 2010 MPA class who conducted extensive research on child abuse in the UAE as part of her student work at DSG, was interviewed on Dubai One by "Emirates 24/7";. ; 08 Jun 2012 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1331 DSG and SZHP jointly organize executive education initiative DSG has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme (SZHP) to organize a customized executive education leadership development curriculum that will nurture the young leaders of tomorrow. 03 Jun 2012 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1323 DSG and KHDA to evaluate provisions for students with special educational needs at the 3rd Education Policy Forum The Dubai School of Government (DSG) hosted yesterday evening the third Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) 29 May 2012 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1328 The Second Education Policy Forum examines Higher Education Choices in Dubai In partnership with the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), The Dubai School of Government (DSG) hosts this evening the second Education Policy Forum. 09 Apr 2012 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1320 DSG signs a Memorandum of Understanding with Shell EP International HE Tariq Hilal Lootah, Executive President of the Dubai School of Government and Mr. Mark Carne, Shell’s Executive Vice president for Middle East & North Africa signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 6 March to foster cooperation between DSG and Shell. 06 Mar 2012 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1317 Rajeev Peshawaria’s New Book Discusses key Factors for Identifying Real Leaders The author of ‘Too Many Bosses, Too Few Leaders’ highlights the key factors that set real leaders apart from others. 15 Feb 2012 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1315 Aisha Al Suwaidi on Working Women in Federal Government Sector Jobs in the UAE With a recently published report on working women in the public sector issued by the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAGHR) as a backdrop, the Gender and Public Policy Program at the Dubai School of Government hosted Aisha Al Suwaidi to present findings and provide an assessment on the needs of working women in federal government at a seminar entitled “Working Women in Federal Government Sector Jobs: Assessment and Recommendations for the UAE.” 30 Jan 2012 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1314 Suaad Al Oraimi Examines Government Initiatives for the Empowerment of Women Dr. Suad Al Oraimi recognizes UAE achievements in women empowerment and highlights the need to reshape traditional gender role. 18 Jan 2012 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1312 DSG Graduates Third Cohort from MPA Program HH Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, attended the ceremony and awarded graduation certificates to 21 students from eight countries for their successful completion of the one-year programme. 14 Dec 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1136 DSG Hosts African ESAMI Delegation On Wednesday, DSG hosted a delegation from the Eastern and Southern Africa Management Institute (ESAMI), a Pan-African regional management development centre. 07 Dec 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1134 Singapore Student Delegation Visits DSG Students from Singapore-based Nanyang Technological University visited DSG on Tuesday as part of a month-long study tour of the Middle East. 06 Dec 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1135 Expert Highlights Gender Gap in Health Care Social conservatism and the stigma attached to certain health issues inhibit women from seeking medical advice in the UAE, according to Muna Tahlak, Chief of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Al Wasl Hospital. 28 Nov 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1133 Danny Sebright Examines Dynamics of U.S.-U.A.E. Relationship The US shares a strategic trade partnership with the UAE, which is the largest export destination for American goods in the Middle East, according to Danny E. Sebright, President of the US-UAE Business Council. 16 Nov 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1132 Afra Al Basti Calls for Increased Awareness of Domestic Violence At a Tuesday evening lecture, Executive Director of the Dubai Foundation for Women and Children (DFWC) Afra Al Basti called for increased community involvement in the struggle against domestic violence. 25 Oct 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1131 Tadashi Maeda Outlines Japanese Infrastructure Development Approach In this Wednesday evening policy forum, Tadashi Maeas of the Japan Bank for International Cooperation outlined Japan’s strategy of deploying “green” technology-integrated infrastructure across the Middle East. 19 Oct 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1128 How Urbanization is Changing Emirati Identity “What is the UAE capital doing to combat such serious erosion [of Emirati cultural identity]? Quite a bit, in fact, and its strategy seems to be novel and pre-emptive.” 18 Oct 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1129 Shell Executive Discusses Global Energy Challenges Mark Carne, Executive VP for Shell Upstream International, discussed the challenges of increased global energy demands at a Tuesday lecture entitled “Addressing the Global Energy Challenge and the Looming Zone of Uncertainty.” 18 Oct 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1130 DSG Graduates Students from Dubai Department of Finance On Wednesday, 61 executives from Dubai’s Department of Finance graduated from a customized executive education program provided by the Dubai School of Government. 05 Oct 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1127 UAE Ministry of Higher Education Awards DSG Full Licensure The UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research has renewed DSG’s qualification to offer academic programs, awarding the School full licensure through July 2016. 11 Sep 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1126 A Window on FNC Political Scenarios "'May you live in interesting times' goes a Chinese saying that usually has negative connotations. The emerging UAE political scene is nothing if not interesting, though." 16 Aug 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1125 Khalid Al Yahya interviewed on CNBC Arabia Assistant Professor Khalid Al Yahya appeared on the Al Bousla ("The Compass") program of CNBC Arabia television, where he commented on the importance of Governance during the crisis period. 23 Jun 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1124 Husam Salama on Knowledge Flows in the Middle East In this Monday evening policy forum, Dubai Initiative Research Fellow Dr. Husam Salama presented “Places of Knowledge Flows in a Globalizing Middle East.” 06 Jun 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1123 Internal Seminar Series: Samar Farah on Private Tutoring In “Private Tutoring in the UAE,” Research Associate Samar Farah presented findings of her work on the prevalence and effects of private tutoring in the UAE education system. 01 Jun 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1122 South African Activist Details Work on Empowering Rural Women Founder of the Rural Women’s Movement Sizani Ngubane met with a group of DSG faculty and researchers Tuesday, learning about DSG and outlining the work of the RWM to empower rural women in South Africa. 31 May 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1121 HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Meets Visiting Delegation at DSG HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, led a delegation to DSG to meet with a visiting delegation of young professionals. 26 May 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1120 Panel Discussion Addresses Heart Disease and Diabetes in the UAE Scholars, researchers and healthcare practitioners gathered for a May 25 panel discussion on "Gender, Globalization and Health Care in the UAE: Heart Disease and Diabetes – the Silent Killers?" 25 May 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1119 Project Encounter’s Gulf Exchange Informs Western Perspectives A group of 26 students and young professionals from the US and European countries has arrived in the UAE for the inaugural Gulf Exchange, a visit program designed to broaden the participants’ understanding of the social, economic and political dimensions of the Middle East. 22 May 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1118 Nation-building is About Creating Human Capital “Effective change is contingent on reforming the educational systems in the region — beginning in primary school — to train individuals to think critically, to accept criticism, to welcome change, and to appreciate the values of collaborative and cooperative work.” 15 May 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1117 Seminar on “Gender, Participation and Higher Education in the UAE” In this installment of DSG’s Research Seminar Series, Fatma Abdulla and Natasha Ridge discussed the reasons behind the low participation of Emirati men in higher education. 05 May 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1116 Gulf Majlis Culture forms Fabric of Society “The tribal societies in the Gulf must not neglect the important role that the majlis has been playing over centuries….It's time that this role is acknowledged and strengthened once again.” 02 May 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1114 Terrible Customer Service? The Answer Might Surprise You “A manager is not just somebody who lords over employees, monitors their every move and punishes them if they go astray. We left that behind in the 1920s because it did not work.” 02 May 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1115 DSG, DIFC Co-Host Launch of April IMF Regional Outlook Together with the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), on Wednesday DSG co-hosted the launch of the International Monetary Fund’s April 2011 Regional Economic Outlook. 27 Apr 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1111 Khalid Al Yahya Report Published on Saudi Humanitarian Assistance The Global Public Policy Institute has published "Saudi Arabia as a Humanitarian Donor: High Potential, Little Institutionalization," a report co-authored by Khalid Al-Yahya and Nathalie Fustier. 26 Apr 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1112 Education Policy Forum Tackles Student Preparation for the Labor Force In partnership with the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), DSG hosted a panel discussion aimed at strengthening the educational sector to better prepare students for a competitive work environment. 25 Apr 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1113 Counter-piracy Conference Features DSG as Knowledge Partner DSG joined with the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and DP World to serve as knowledge partner for “Global Challenge, Regional Responses: Forging A Common Approach to Maritime Piracy.” 20 Apr 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1108 Microsoft, DSG Join for “Driving Competitiveness through Innovation” Program On April 19 and 20, DSG’s Governance and Innovation Program conducted “Driving Competitiveness through Innovation,” an executive education program in collaboration with Microsoft. 20 Apr 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1109 Why Women Graduates Outnumber Men in the UAE In this essay published in Gulf News, Natasha Ridge outlines how family, school and state , “combine to create a system in which young women are actively continuing their education, but where young men are still failing to see the point of it.” 14 Apr 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1110 Internal Seminar Series: Taufiq Rahim on West/Muslim Engagement In this seminar, Visiting Fellow Taufiq Rahim presented “Defining the Terms of Engagement: Efforts to Bridge the Divide between the West and Muslim Communities.” 07 Apr 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1107 Masdar Speakers Explore Women’s Participation in STE Fields Georgeta Vidican and Noor Ghazal Aswad of the Masdar Institute presented research on women’s participation in the science, technology and engineering fields in this policy forum. 28 Mar 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1106 Experts Call for Improved “Enabling Environment” for UAE Non-Profit Sector Despite tremendous growth of the UAE non-profit sector in recent years, many non-profits still face a challenging environment, especially given the relatively nascent legal framework governing such organizations. 22 Mar 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1105 Justin Dargin on GCC-EU Energy Relations Justin Dargin examined some of Europe’s critical energy security challenges and EU efforts to coordinate a common energy strategy through increased dependence on Gulf energy. 21 Mar 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1104 Mathis Wackernagel on National Interests and Ecological Sustainability Creator of the “ecological footprint” concept Mathis Wackernagel outlined how action on environmental issues is demonstrably within the direct national interests of each country. 16 Mar 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1099 Nicolas Depetris Chauvin Column Published in Vox A column from DSG Assistant Professor Nicolas Depetris Chauvin on his recent research on agriculture value chains has been published in Vox, the leading online economics portal. 11 Mar 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1103 May Al-Dabbagh Selected for WEF Young Global Leaders 2011 Gender and Public Policy Program Director May Al-Dabbagh and Nonresident Fellow Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi have been selected as two of 190 young leaders from 65 countries in the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders 2011. 10 Mar 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1102 Experts Unveil Study on Psychological Effects of Globalization No issue facing policy makers in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries is more challenging than dealing with the cultural impact of globalization, according to Dr. May Al Dabbagh. 08 Mar 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1101 DSG/APCO Worldwide Event Spotlights GCC, China, India Business Ties On Monday, DSG and APCO Worldwide jointly hosted “Building Bridges through Business: China, India and the GCC,” a panel discussion highlighting the changing dynamics driving trade between the GCC and Asian countries. 07 Mar 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1100 Panel Discussion Focuses on Government-Led Innovation A Sunday evening discussion brought together speakers to discuss innovative reform, as well as to launch the joint DSG-World Bank Case Studies Series on Governance and Public Management Reform in the Middle East. 27 Feb 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1098 Nur Ata Nurcan Seminar on Self-Control and Debt In this installment of DSG’s Internal Seminar Series, Nur Ata Nurcan presented results from a recent paper on “Self-Control and Debt: Evidence from Data on Credit Counselling.” 24 Feb 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1097 Panel Discusses Youth, Social Media and Political According to speakers at a Wednesday evening panel discussion, social media platforms are increasingly serving as catalysts for far-reaching social and political reforms throughout the Arab world. 23 Feb 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1096 Asmaa Mohamed on “Translating Gender in the Arab" Asmaa Ramadan Mohamed of DSG’s Gender and Public Policy Program presented “Translating Gender in the Arab World,” which is based on a paper jointly authored with Dr. May Al-Dabbagh. 21 Feb 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1095 Biology of the Second Arab Revolt “’Legitimacy’ in the public realm is the antidote to the humiliation that the state and society, and foreign powers, have inflicted on ordinary Arab men and women who have been largely denied the substance of their humanity and their citizenship.” 16 Feb 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1093 Gulf States Must Repay Egypt Favour Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi argues in this editorial that wealthy Gulf countries should support Cairo in this time of need, 20 years after receiving Gulf War assistance. 16 Feb 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1094 Roundtable on US Economic Recovery DSG hosted a roundtable discussion featuring US Treasury Assistant Secretary Mary Miller, Deputy Assistant Secretary Matt Rutherford and a select group of economic and financial professionals. 09 Feb 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1092 First Arab Social Media Report Focuses on Facebook Usage According to the inaugural Arab Social Media Report (ASMR), social networking platforms will continue to play a critical role in organizing social and civil movements in the Arab world. 07 Feb 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1091 Middle East Youth Initiative Spotlights Egypt, Tunisia With world attention focusing on the events unfolding in Tunisia and Egypt, MEYI experts continue to provide analysis of political and economic developments, as well as youth populations throughout the region. ; 06 Feb 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1090 Virtual Revolutions Always Begin with the People “While social media can be an instigator of, catalyst for and witness to social change, it does not bring about social change - not singlehandedly anyway. People do.” 03 Feb 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1089 Panel Addresses Early Childhood Education in the UAE On February 2, DSG held the second in its annual Education Policy Forum series, with a panel discussion on “Early Child Education in the UAE.” 02 Feb 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1088 Nicolas Depetris Chauvin Book Published Nicolas Depetris Chauvin has co-authored "Supply Chains in Export Agriculture, Competition, and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa," published by the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). 01 Feb 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1086 Project Encounter Panel Discusses Efforts to Link Arab World and the West A Tuesday evening panel discussion focused on efforts to bridge the gap between the West and the Arab world, highlighting the launch of Project Encounter, a UAE-based initiative hosted by the Dubai School of Government. 01 Feb 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1087 Tunisia Was the Trigger, Egypt Is the Prize The challenge ahead is not only about making a smooth transition to a more democratic system of governance. It is about relegitimizing the entire structure of government and the exercise of power. 31 Jan 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1085 Learning all About Safety from the UAE In this op-ed published in The Khaleej Times, Susan Crotty explores the roots of western misperceptions of danger in the UAE, and recommends steps the UAE can take to rectify the problem. 28 Jan 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1083 Lecture Explores Childhood Obesity Factors in the UAE Doctoral candidate Kelly Scott presented an overview of her research conducted about childhood obesity in the United Arab Emirates. 27 Jan 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1082 Panel Discussion on "New Foundations: Strengthening Real Estate in Dubai" A Wednesday evening panel discussion featuring regulators, developers, attorneys and bankers shed light on the unique nature of Dubai's real estate boom, and the measures that have been taken to help it mature. 26 Jan 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1081 High Wages Can Lead to a Lower Value for Education “Young men and women need to see a return on education in order to invest in it. Until that happens they will continue to opt out, and in the long term that is bound to be a curse.” 26 Jan 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1084 James Zogby on GCC Business Confidence Pollster and founder/president of the Arab-American Institute James Zogby reviewed results from the Third Oliver Wyman / Zogby Business Confidence Poll of GCC business executives. 25 Jan 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1080 Rafia Ghobash on the Contribution of Women to Arab Thought In this Monday evening policy forum, Dr. Rafia Ghobash addressed misconceptions about women and outlined some of their contributions to intellectual life in the Arab world. 24 Jan 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1079 DSG Participates in International Human Resources Conference DSG served as Knowledge Partner for the 2011 International Human Resources Conference and Exhibition (IHRC), organized by the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources. ; 20 Jan 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1078 Managing Human Resources Remains Challenge to Growth “As the region's economies exit the financial crisis and shift gears towards more inclusive and sustainable growth, the challenge of creating adequate knowledge and talent resources—and managing them—is becoming more obvious.” ; 18 Jan 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1075 Managing Human Resources Remains Challenge to Growth “As the region's economies exit the financial crisis and shift gears towards more inclusive and sustainable growth, the challenge of creating adequate knowledge and talent resources—and managing them—is becoming more obvious.” 18 Jan 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1076 Moroccan Minister Leads Delegation to DSG The Moroccan Minister for Public Sector Modernization, HE Mr. Mohammed Said Al-Alami, led a delegation who visited the School and met with faculty and staff on Monday, January 17. 17 Jan 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1077 University of San Francisco, Arizona State University Delegations Visit DSG Student delegations from the University of San Francisco and Arizona State University visited DSG on Wednesday, meeting with faculty and researchers to learn about DSG, the UAE and the region. 12 Jan 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1073 Expert Discusses Azerbaijan-GCC Relations in Policy Forum Dr. Elkhan Nuriyev of the SAM Center for Strategic Studies explored the state of Azerbaijan-GCC relations in “Foreign Policy Strategies, Caspian Energy Security and the Arabian Peninsula: A View From Azerbaijan.” 12 Jan 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1074 Former Central Bank of Canada Governor David Dodge Speaks at DSG Former Governor of the Central Bank of Canada Dr. David Dodge outlined the inadequacy of current international financial arrangements and described the components that should comprise a revamped system in a Monday evening policy forum. 10 Jan 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1072 Education Policy Series: Child Protection in the UAE DSG launched its second annual Education Policy Forum series on Sunday with a panel discussion about “Child Protection in the UAE.” 09 Jan 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1071 Internal Research Seminar: Sylvia Szabo Visiting Scholar Sylvia Szabo presented an overview of "The Water Challenge in the UAE" in the first Internal Research Seminar of 2011. 06 Jan 2011 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1070 DSG Graduates Students from MPA, EDPA, Executive Education Programs Students from DSG’s Master of Public Administration (MPA), Executive Diploma in Public Administration (EDPA) and Executive Education programs were graduated in the School’s second commencement ceremony. 16 Dec 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1068 DSG Hosts UNDP Consultation Roundtable On behalf of the UNDP, DSG hosted a group of around 20 experts from throughout the region to provide guidance and feedback on issues related to the 2011 UN Human Development Report (HDR). 14 Dec 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1065 The Fall and Rise of the Credit Rating Industry Professor M S S El Namaki called for Middle Eastern capital markets to reduce their reliance on US credit rating agencies and consider alternatives in this Monday evening policy forum. 13 Dec 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1064 Ali Hashemi on Classroom Intervention for Wellness Ali Hashemi, principal and healthcare consultant at Booz & Company, called for early healthcare intervention to combat the increasing prevalence of chronic “lifestyle diseases” in the GCC. 12 Dec 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1063 An Independent Intellectual Sphere is Vital to the Gulf “The understanding, interpretation and questioning that public intellectuals carry out are the essence of humanity. These traits are what have led leading global innovators, entrepreneurs and inventors to make their greatest discoveries.” 12 Dec 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1066 Thinking Philanthropy: Perspectives from the UAE At this Wednesday evening panel discussion, representatives from the UAE philanthropic community gathered to discuss best practices for the social sector to achieve sustainable impact. 08 Dec 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1062 UAEU Provost Calls for Greater Cooperation on Research Provost Wyatt R. Hume of United Arab Emirates University spoke on “Productive Relationships Between Government, Industry and Academia” at this Monday evening policy forum. 06 Dec 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1061 May Al-Dabbagh Interviewed About WEF Women's Empowerment Council May Al-Dabbagh appeared on Dubai TV’s Emirates 24/7 program, where she was interviewed about the World Economic Forum’s Women’s Empowerment Council, of which she is a member. 02 Dec 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1069 Gender Research Seminar: Women, Property and the Law in Early Modern Cairo In this Gender Research Seminar, Professor Mary Ann Fay outlined how elite women in 18th century Cairo were able to achieve real social, economic, and sometimes political power. 01 Dec 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1058 Joseph Cirincione on the Iranian Nuclear Program Proliferation expert and President of the Ploughshares Fund Joseph Cirincione explored the Iranian nuclear program in this Wednesday afternoon lecture. 01 Dec 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1059 Janet Thomas Speaks at Screening of "Two Million Minutes" DSG hosted a screening of “Two Million Minutes,” a documentary film following six teenagers from China, India and the US as they spend the final four years of high school preparing for their future. 01 Dec 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1060 Susan Crotty, Natasha Ridge Awarded Research Grants DSG researchers Susan Crotty and Natasha Ridge have been awarded Emirates Foundation research grants for projects focusing on improving education standards and reducing student dropout rates in the United Arab Emirates. ; 28 Nov 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1067 DSG Hosts First Meeting of Arab Governance Project DSG and the Institution Quraysh for Law and Policy (iQ) jointly organized the first working group meeting of the Arab Governance Project to discuss the implications of regional integration and cooperation. 28 Nov 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1056 Dahlia Khalifa Presents Findings of the World Bank “Doing Business 2011” Report World Bank Senior Strategy Advisor Dahlia Khalifa presented an overview of the World Bank’s 2011 “Doing Business” report. 28 Nov 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1057 DSG, Armada Distribution Co-Host Session on Improving UAE Retail On Thursday, DSG and the Armada Distribution Company jointly hosted a half-day discussion on “Turning Footfalls into Purchases: Improving Retail in the UAE.” 25 Nov 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1054 Business Links That Must be Aired In this editorial in the Financial Times, Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi urges local media to report on the hidden links between leading businessmen and governments in the Arab world. 24 Nov 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1053 May Al-Dabbagh Presents “Doing Gender in the Arab World” at Harvard University May Al-Dabbagh gave a talk on “Doing Gender in the Arab World” at the “Kennedy Conversations” forum held at the Harvard Kennedy School on November 22 2010. 22 Nov 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1055 G. Shabbir Cheema Speaks on Governance Trends in Asia In "Governance for Human Development : Issues and Emerging Trends in Asia," Dr. G. Shabbir Cheema discussed the theory and practice of governance for human development in Asia. 11 Nov 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1051 Jim Krane on Abu Dhabi’s Ventures in Alternative Energy DSG Nonresident Fellow Jim Krane analyzed the political and strategic benefits of Abu Dhabi’s alternative energy initiatives at a Wednesday evening policy forum. 10 Nov 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1050 DSG Active in YAL Summit, “Celebration of Entrepreneurship” Faculty, staff and students from DSG engaged in a flurry of entrepreneurship-related activities during a weeklong “Entrepreneurship Week” during November 3–9. 09 Nov 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1049 DSG Hosts Best Practices in Entrepreneurship Conference On November 7 and 8, DSG hosted the second Best Practices in Entrepreneurship Policy (BPEP) conference, bringing together practitioners and scholars to support entrepreneurship related policy reforms. 08 Nov 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1048 May Al-Dabbagh Interviewed on MBC1 May Al-Dabbagh appeared with Monitor Consultant Noora Alturki on the Sabah Al-Khair Ya Arab (“Good morning, Arabs”) television show on MBC1, where they discussed the entrepreneurial climate for businesswomen in Saudi Arabia. 07 Nov 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1052 A Global Index Can't Count All the UAE's Gender Challenges In this editorial, May Al-Dabbagh and Paul Dyer comment on the UAE’s progress in gender equality indices, urging policy makers to address core problems rather than merely trying to improve the country’s ranking. 03 Nov 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1046 GCC Women Business Leaders Gather to Support Female Entrepreneurship DSG’s Gender and Public Policy Program, in collaboration with the Al-Sayedah Khadijah Bint Khuwailid Businesswomen Center and Monitor Group, hosted a panel discussion on women's entrepreneurship in the Gulf. 03 Nov 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1047 Hal Eren on US Sanctions Against Iran Attorney Hal Eren provided an overview of the US sanctions against Iran that have been in place since 1995, and covered the provisions of the recently-enacted Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Divestment Act of 2010. 01 Nov 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1045 Ethan Chorin Outlines the “Dubai Model” as Applied in Djibouti If there is a “Dubai Model,” it is to be found outside the UAE in the deep commercial partnerships the Emirate has developed with several African states, most notably Djibouti. 27 Oct 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1044 DSG, DIFC Co-Host Launch of New IMF Regional Outlook Together with the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), DSG co-hosted the launch of the International Monetary Fund’s October Regional Economic Outlook. 24 Oct 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1043 National Bureau of Statistics Director General Addresses MPA Students HE Rashid Al Suwaidi, Director General of the UAE National Bureau of Statistics, addressed DSG students and faculty at a special Thursday afternoon lecture. 21 Oct 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1042 Tim Niblock on the Growing Presence of China in the GCC In this Monday policy forum, Professor Tim Niblock of the University of Exeter traced the development of China’s economic, political and social ties with the GCC countries. 18 Oct 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1041 Justin Dargin Outlines GCC Carbon Trading Regime A harmonized pan-Gulf carbon trading platform will bring substantial long-term economic, environmental and geopolitical benefits to GCC countries, according to Justin Dargin. 14 Oct 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1040 Experts Push for West Bank Education Initiatives Jumana Odeh of the Palestinian Happy Children Centre and Karen Linehan Mroz of the Middle East Children’s Institute spoke on “Children in the West Bank: Effecting Tomorrow’s Future Today.” 13 Oct 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1039 Boeing VP Discusses CSR and “Corporate Citizenship” Anne Eleanor Roosevelt, VP for Global Corporate Citizenship, Boeing, spoke about “The Evolving Role of CSR in the Private Sector” at this Tuesday evening policy forum. 12 Oct 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1038 Adam Shapiro, Huwaida Arraf Call for End Gaza Siege Adam Shapiro and Huwaida Arraf, Co-Founders of the International Solidarity Movement, called for more direct action and non-violent methods to end the siege of Gaza. 06 Oct 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1037 Khadija Moalla Urges Better Protection, Support for HIV/AIDS Victims Dr. Khadija Moalla, Regional Coordinator for the HIV/AIDS Regional Programme in the Arab States (HARPAS) stressed the importance of governments, health and religious institutions addressing the problem of HIV/AIDS in the Arab region 05 Oct 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1035 DSG and Institution Quraysh Sign MoU to Promote Governance in the Arab World An innovative collaboration between DSG and Institution Quraysh for Law & Policy (iQ) was announced today with the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU). 29 Sep 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1034 The Civil Society Movement in the Arab Gulf States First published in The Huffington Post, in this piece Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi traces the development of civil society in the GCC states and urges Gulf governments to embrace a gradual reform process. 24 Sep 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1033 Agreement Signed with National Bureau of Statistics DSG today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the UAE National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) to provide for data and information sharing between the two institutions. 23 Sep 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1032 New Zealand Parliamentary Delegation Visits DSG DSG today welcomed a delegation of senior public officials from New Zealand. The delegation was headed by Pita Cammock, Second Secretary, New Zealand Embassy in Riyadh. 20 Sep 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1031 Poor Management is too Pervasive not to be Addressed In this op-ed published in The National, Susan Crotty outlines the hidden costs of bad management. 16 Sep 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1030 Our Common Bond is Stronger than the Extremist Rhetoric Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi: “To those who only highlight what divides us like the Iraq war, we must counter that what unites us is our common bond.” ; 11 Sep 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1028 Foreign Marriages: Don't Blame it on the Dowry In an op-ed in Friday's Gulf News, <a href="../../../../../../People/tabid/312/language/en-US/279/Paul Dyer explains why empowering women is the best hope of securing healthy marriages for an emerging generation of Emirati youth. 10 Sep 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1027 Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf on Islam, Tolerance and Pluralism in America The key to cultural progress and religious acceptance is interfaith dialogue, tolerance for diversity, religious understanding, bridge-building and moderation, according to Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf. 31 Aug 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1026 Korean Delegation Visits DSG On September 7, the School hosted a 19- member delegation comprising senior officials from the Central Officials Training Institute (COTI), South Korea. 31 Aug 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1029 Internal Seminar Series: Alexei Alexandrov Dr. Alexei Alexandrov of the University of Rochester (Simon School of Business) presented "Economies of Scale, Outsourcing and Social Efficiency" as part of the School's Internal Seminar Series on August 29. 29 Aug 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1025 Mark Bray on the "Shadow Education" System According to Prof. Mark Bray, "Shadow education," or private supplementary tutoring, is not being given adequate importance because of the priority accorded to mainstream education. 24 Aug 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1024 Ten Students Conclude Internships at DSG In keeping with its goal of building bridges between Dubai, the UAE and the larger international community, over the summer DSG welcomed ten student interns from the UAE and the United States. 23 Aug 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1023 Security Scenario Justifies Concerns about BlackBerry In this editorial, Theodore Karasik and Stephen Brannon illustrate the trade-off between legitimate security concerns and maintaining an open, business-friendly climate in the context of the UAE's ban on BlackBerry smartphones. 11 Aug 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1021 Internal Seminar Series: Nafez Al Dakkak on Curriculum Reform in the ME In "Drivers Behind Curriculum Reform in the Middle East: Using Jordan and UAE as Case Studies," Nafez Al Dakkak presented preliminary findings based on research in Jordan and the UAE. 10 Aug 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1022 Adam Shapiro, Huwaida Arraf Call for End Gaza Siege Adam Shapiro and Huwaida Arraf, Co-Founders of the International Solidarity Movement, called for more direct action and non-violent methods to end the siege of Gaza. 06 Aug 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1036 Failing Pakistan’s Minorities Visiting Scholar Taufiq Rahim has authored "Failing Pakistan’s Minorities" for the AfPak channel of Foreign Policy’s online magazine. 30 Jul 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1014 May Al-Dabbagh Presents Paper at Issam Fares Institute On Monday, May Al-Dabbagh presented "The Gendered Effect of Globalization on the Identities of Young Saudis" at the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs. 26 Jul 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1017 Tarik Yousef Discusses Lessons Learned from the Financial Crisis Dean Tarik Yousef headlined a Director’s Policy Forum Thursday at the Issam Fares Institute, speaking on “Dubai and the Dubai School of Government after the economic crisis: What we have learned, how we are responding." 22 Jul 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1018 Tarik Yousef Interviewed in the Financial Times Dean Tarik Yousef commented on academic recruitment strategies in the Gulf region in "Arab states try to fill scientific shortfall" from Monday’s Financial Times. 21 Jul 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1016 The GCC Stocks the Larder Against Future Food Crisis In this editorial, Theodore Karasik and Wayne James highlight the growing importance of food security as a public policy issue for countries of the GCC. 11 Jul 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1013 DSG Hosts Meeting of Task Force on School Dropouts The School hosted a task force meeting to examine issues surrounding the high percentage of Emirati students dropping out of school in Dubai. 06 Jul 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1015 Steven E. Miller Discusses US Policy Toward Iran Harvard University's Steven E. Miller discussed why, after promising a new approach to Iran, the Obama administration's policy still resembles that of his predecessor. 28 Jun 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1019 Disability Policy Series Addresses UAE Law 29 The appropriate formulation of any law or regulation pertaining to disabled persons must begin with a solid understanding of the associated issues and challenges, according to DSG Nonresident Fellow Victor Pineda. 28 Jun 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1020 Khalid Al Yahya interviewed on CNBC Arabia Assistant Professor Khalid Al Yahya appeared on the Al Bousla ("The Compass") program of CNBC Arabia television, where he commented on the importance of Governance during the crisis period. 23 Jun 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1012 World Bank Conference Focuses on Spatial Disparities DSG partnered with the World Bank to host a two-day workshop and launch of the recently released report “Poor Places, Thriving People: How the Middle East and North Africa can Rise above Spatial Disparity.” 16 Jun 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1011 Marwa El-Daly on Philanthropy and Social Responsibility in Egypt Marwa El-Daly of the Waqfeyat al Maadi Community Foundation discussed the potential of local philanthropic organizations for social development in this lecture, which was supported by the Legatum Institute. 15 Jun 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1009 Middle East Youth Initiative Roundtable Meeting on Syria DSG, the Wolfensohn Center for Development at Brookings, and the Syria Trust for Development hosted an expert roundtable meeting in Damascus on June 13 and 14 to identify new and emerging priorities in youth-focused research and policymaking in the region. 14 Jun 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1010 Nicolas Depetris Chauvin Publishes Paper on Saudi Arabia Assistant Professor Nicolas Depetris Chauvin published “The Rise of the Gulf: Saudi Arabia as a Global Player” in the May issue of Auslandsinformationen, the journal of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. 31 May 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1006 Khalid Al-Yahya Case Study Published "Creating and Managing Economic Competitiveness: The Saudi Arabia General Investment Authority," by Dr. Khalid Al-Yahya, has been published as Case Program 1926.0 of the Harvard Kennedy School. 26 May 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1003 Roundtable Discussion, MPA Lectures with Ambassador Marc Grossman DSG welcomed Ambassador Marc Grossman of the Harvard Kennedy School for a roundtable discussion on “The Future of Diplomacy.” 26 May 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1005 Fulbright Hays Professors Visit DSG A group of 10 Fulbright Hays professors from the US met with scholars from DSG on Tuesday for an open discussion on development issues in the UAE and the wider GCC region. 25 May 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1004 Forum Explores the Impact of Social Networking Technologies on Governance DSG and the General Information Authority (GIA) conducted a two-day forum to explore trends in the utilization of social networking tools to improve governance. 20 May 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1001 Lubna Qassim Profiled in The National Attorney and DSG nonresident Fellow Lubna Qassim was profiled by Abu Dhabi-based newspaper The National after she urged students at Sharjah Women’s College to “follow their dreams.” 20 May 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1002 Financial Crisis Series: Adnan Yousif on Arab and Islamic Banking Chairman of the Union of Arab Banks Adnan Yousif described the causes of the financial crisis and its effects on Arab and Islamic banks, in this Tuesday evening policy forum. 18 May 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1000 Tarek Coury Interviewed on CNBC Arabia Assistant Professor Tarek Coury appeared on the Al Bousla ("The Compass") program of CNBC Arabia television, where he commented on the Greek financial crisis. 13 May 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1007 Nasser bin Ghaith on the Economics of Transparency Dr. Nasser bin Ghaith outlined the economic rationale behind increased transparency and applied the lessons to Dubai and the UAE in this Monday evening policy forum. 13 May 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1008 James Zogby Shares GCC Executive Survey Results Pollster and Arab-American Institute President James Zogby revealed results of the second Oliver Wyman / Zogby Barometer Poll of GCC business confidence. 11 May 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=999 Former Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad Speaks at DSG HE Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad spoke on the Malaysian experience in nation building at a Thursday evening lecture as part of the School’s Distinguished Speakers Series. 06 May 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=998 Lord Falconer Discusses the Upcoming British Elections In this policy forum, Lord Charles Falconer explained how an “utterly unusual” British election might reshape the UK governing system by ushering in an era of coalition politics. 04 May 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=997 Expectations Haven’t Advanced with UAE Women Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi lauds the advances made by UAE women, and calls for steps to address the growing educational and demographic imbalances that have accompanied their progress. 01 May 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=996 Brookings Panel Discussion on Social Entrepreneurship Report Following the April 26-27 Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship, the Brookings Institution hosted a panel discussion on the potential of social entrepreneurship initiatives in the region. 28 Apr 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=993 OECD Working Group on Administrative Simplification Meets at DSG As knowledge partner for the Government of Dubai, DSG hosted the MENA-OECD Governance Program's 6th Meeting of Working Group 2 on E-Government and Administrative Simplification. 28 Apr 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=994 DSG at US Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship Tarik Yousef, Lubna Qassim and Dale Murphy represented the Dubai School of Government at the Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship held April 26-27 in Washington, DC. 27 Apr 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=992 Tarik Yousef Interviewed on BBC World News America DSG Dean Tarik Yousef spoke with presenter Matt Frei on the goals and outcomes of the recent Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship for the BBC’s World News America broadcast. 26 Apr 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=995 New Report on Social Entrepreneurship Released DSG, the Wolfensohn Center for Development at Brookings, and Silatech have released a new report titled “Social Entrepreneurship in the Middle East: Toward Sustainable Development for the Next Generation.” 22 Apr 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=990 May Al-Dabbagh Chairs Harvard Arab Conference Dr. May Al-Dabbagh chaired the Harvard Arab Alumni Association’s (HAAA) fifth Arab World Conference (AWC) conference, titled “Transforming the Arab World: New Perspectives on Modernity, Culture, and Change.” 22 Apr 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=991 Fadi Salem, Yasar Jarrar Article Published Fadi Salem and Yasar Jarrar have published "Government 2.0? Technology, Trust and Collaboration in the UAE Public Sector" in the latest issue of Policy and Internet. 18 Apr 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=989 Husam Zomlot on “Fayyadism” and the Quest for Palestinian Statehood Former PLO representative to the UK Husam Zomlot spoke on Sunday evening on whether the governance initiatives spearheaded by Prime Minister Salam Fayyad are a viable path toward Palestinian statehood. 11 Apr 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=985 Is this Where the Holy Land is Headed? In this opinion piece, Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi imagines a future in which Arabs and Jews live together in the Federal State of Israel-Palestine. 10 Apr 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=988 GCES Symposium on Education Reform in the GCC DSG partnered with the Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research to host the inaugural symposium of the Gulf Comparative Education Society in Ras Al Khaimah on April 7-8. 08 Apr 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=986 Gita Steiner-Khamsi on Policy Cycles and the Diffusion of Education Reforms Professor Gita Steiner-Khamsi of Columbia University described the “life cycle” of policy reforms and how education reforms have been diffused globally in this evening discussion. 06 Apr 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=983 Kito de Boer on “The New Normal and the Era of the East” McKinsey Director for the Middle East and Africa Kito de Boer outlined how major changes in global demographics will fundamentally transform the business landscape over the next 40 years. 06 Apr 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=984 Miguel Otero-Iglesias on Alternatives to the Dollar Miguel Otero-Iglesias shared findings from over 60 interviews with financial elites on opinions of the dollar, the euro and other currency alternatives at this Sunday lecture. 05 Apr 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=980 Tarik Yousef, Kamal El-Wassal on Al-Arabiyya Television Dean Tarik Yousef and Adjunct Lecturer Kamal El-Wassal commented on the impact of bankruptcy laws on foreign investment in the GCC on the Al-Arabiyya television network. 03 Apr 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=981 Lack of Corporate Governance Holds Gulf States Back In an editorial in The National, Sultan Sooud Al-Qassmi calls for collective responsibility and accountability in the corporate world. 03 Apr 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=982 Steffen Hertog on Institutional Reform in Saudi Arabia Steffen Hertog of Science Po, Paris, analyzed the interplay of elite conflicts, oil resources and institutional reform efforts in Saudi Arabia at a Wednesday evening policy forum. 31 Mar 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=979 Ben Simpfendorfer on the “New Silk Road” Royal Bank of Scotland Chief China Economist Ben Simpfendorfer described the growing relationship between the Arab world and China in “New Silk Road: The Arab Rediscovery of China.” 24 Mar 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=978 Policy Roundtable Focuses on China-UAE Relations A high-level roundtable discussion brought together experts to discuss the ramifications of China’s rise for the external policies of the United Arab Emirates. 24 Mar 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=976 Why We Need the Gulf’s Vital Statistics In an editorial in The National, Tarek Coury calls for the collection and dissemination of accurate economic data in order to inform better policy and decision making. 20 Mar 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=977 Johns Hopkins Student Delegation Visits DSG Dean Tarik Yousef and Visiting Scholars Noora Lori and Line Khatib met with a student delegation from The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University. 18 Mar 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=974 Sheikh Hussein Al Banawi Speaks on Leadership Styles Sheikh Hussein Al Banawi, Chairman and CEO of Banawi Industrial Group, outlined the differences between the “authoritative” and “nurturing” leadership styles in this policy forum. 18 Mar 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=975 DSG Welcomes Purdue Students and Faculty Twenty-two students from Purdue University visited the Dubai School of Government on March 14, where they met with School administrators and professors. 14 Mar 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=973 Delegation from Simmons School of Management Visits DSG May Al Dabbagh and Samar Farah met on Tuesday with a delegation of 13 women MBA students from the Simmons School of Management. 09 Mar 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=971 Tarik Yousef Moderates ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller Youth Survey Panel DSG Dean Tarik Yousef moderated a panel discussion about the findings of the Second ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey of 2000 Arab youth across nine countries. 07 Mar 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=970 Experts Discuss Information Government at Book Launch A panel of experts discussed the role of ICT in improving governance at the launch of the Arabic edition of “Governance and Information Technology: From Electronic Government to Information Government.” 07 Mar 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=968 Nabil Alyousuf Selected for WEF’s Young Global Leaders Nabil Alyousuf, Vice-Chairman of DSG’s Board of Trustees, has been selected by the World Economic Forum as one of 197 outstanding “Young Global Leaders” from throughout the world. 04 Mar 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=966 University of Bahrain Academics Visit DSG A delegation of leaders from the University of Bahrain visited the School on Monday, meeting with DSG officials to discuss possible areas of future cooperation. 01 Mar 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=969 Pepperdine University Students Visit DSG A group of Pepperdine University students visited the School, where they met with Dean Tarik Yousef and Assistant Professor Nicolas Depetris Chauvin. 28 Feb 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=972 Head of Swedish Parliament Speaks on Democracy, International Relations Per Westerberg, Speaker of the Swedish Parliament, spoke about “International Relations and the Development of Democracy” at a Tuesday afternoon policy forum. 23 Feb 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=963 The World is Run by Those who Show Up An op-ed by commentator Mishaal Al Gergawi advances the dialogue kicked off by Jim Krane’s observations on the need for Dubai to present its case better to the world. 21 Feb 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=964 Khalid Al-Yahya Chapter on Human Capital Published DSG Assistant Professor Khalid Al-Yahya has authored a chapter entitled "Human Capital Development and Empowerment Paradoxes in the Gulf" in a recently released Arabic volume. 21 Feb 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=965 A National Vision to Prevent a North-South Divide Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi lauds the UAE’s Vision 2021, but calls for effective implementation and follow-up, along with more equitable national development. 20 Feb 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=967 Nada Eissa on Empirical Public Finance and Education Reform Professor Nada Eissa of Georgetown University outlined preliminary results of her research on the outcomes of a Washington, DC school voucher program to DSG scholars and researchers. 18 Feb 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=962 US Deputy Treasury Secretary Speaks on the Global Economy US Deputy Treasury Secretary Neal S. Wolin addressed local university students, educators, and entrepreneurs on the state of the global economy and US-Arab world relations. 16 Feb 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=961 Young Arab World Arising “How the cohort of over 110 million young Arabs deals with its predicament will be the main driver of the overall condition of the Arab world in the coming half century.” 14 Feb 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=958 Jim Krane on Perceptions of Dubai in the Western Media Journalist Jim Krane explored the reasons behind negative Western media perceptions of Dubai, as well as steps Dubai could take to improve media coverage, in this policy forum. 14 Feb 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=959 Stereotypes can Stymie the UAE’s Development In this op-ed, published in The National, Fatma Abdulla argues that national develoment programs must address the issue of negative stereotyping of Emiratis. 14 Feb 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=960 Education Policy Series: Teachers and Teaching in the UAE DSG concluded its three-part Education Policy Series, hosted in conjunction with The National, on Sunday with a discussion on "Teachers and Teaching in the UAE." 07 Feb 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=957 Gender Research Seminar: Mona Al Bahr Dr. Mona Al Badr, Senior Executive Manager for Social Programmes at the Emirates Foundation, spoke on “The Body and Social Theory” at this Gender Research Seminar. 04 Feb 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=956 Education Policy Series—The Great Arabic Debate DSG’s three-part Education Policy Series continued on Monday with a panel discussion in Arabic on "The Great Arabic Debate." 01 Feb 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=953 Ali Shihabi on the GCC’s Emergence from the Slowdown Founder and CEO of Rasmala Investment Bank Ali Shihabi called for more financial transparency in the GCC and lauded the overall framework of the Dubai business model. 31 Jan 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=952 Higher Education and Human Capital are Interwoven In this op-ed, Fatma Abdulla calls for reforms in the UAE federal higher education system to address issues of duplication, program relevance and student dropout rates. 30 Jan 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=954 US Ambassador, Consul-General Visit DSG US Ambassador to the UAE Richard Olson and Consul-General Justin Siberell visited the School on Tuesday, where they met with Dean Tarik Yousef. 26 Jan 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=951 To Safeguard our Future, Learn from Mistakes of the Past Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi calls for empowering an independent federal commission to investigate the missteps leading to Dubai’s financial crisis. 23 Jan 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=950 The Road to Good Governance is a Two-Way Street Racha Mourtada outlines the findings of a recent e-government conference and suggests ways that ICT can further strengthen good governance efforts in the region. 21 Jan 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=949 Political Strategist Morris Reid Analyzes Obama’s First Year Democratic political strategist and Managing Director of BGR Group Morris Reid outlined challenges and recommendations for the Obama administration in this DSG policy forum. 19 Jan 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=948 Education Policy Series Highlights Private Education in Dubai The School kicked off a three-part Education Policy Forum Series on Monday with a panel discussion on “Regulating Private Schooling in the UAE.” 18 Jan 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=947 DSG Signs Partnership Agreement with Al Ain Municipality The School has signed a four year, renewable, strategic partnership with the Al Ain Municipality to provide a framework for cooperation between the two parties. 18 Jan 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=955 Victor Kattan Speaks on International Law and the Arab-Israeli Conflict In this lecture, Victor Kattan outlined how Israel's traditional justification of "self-defense" has served as a cover for attacks against Palestinians and surrounding Arab states. 17 Jan 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=946 Middle East Youth Initiative Event Highlights Prospects for Gaza On January 15, the Middle East Youth Initiative and the New America Foundation hosted a panel discussion to analyze the prospects for young people growing up in the Palestinian territories. 15 Jan 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=945 DSG Joins with DWE for Arab Women Leadership Forum With DSG’s Gender and Public Policy Program as knowledge partner, The Dubai Women Establishment hosted the Arab Women Leadership Forum on January 12-13. 14 Jan 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=944 Mehtab Karim on Demography in the Muslim World Dr. Mehtab Karim of George Mason University and the Pew Center spoke on the size, distribution and demographic trends of the world’s Muslim population in this research seminar. 12 Jan 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=943 Sylvia Ann Hewlett Speaks on Female Talent in Emerging Markets Economist and author Sylvia Ann Hewlett outlined preliminary results of a study on factors influencing women in the workforce in Brazil, Russia, India, China and the UAE in this policy forum. 11 Jan 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=942 A 70 Percent Pay Rise That’s a 100 Percent Bad Idea Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi critiques a recent decision to boost pay for nationals in the public sector in light of efforts to boost Emirati employment in the private sector. 03 Jan 2010 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=941 World Bank VP on “The Middle East After the Crisis” Shamshad Akhtar, World Bank VP (Middle East and North Africa), outlined key hurdles to the region’s post-crisis development at a Wednesday evening policy forum at the School. 24 Dec 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=940 Karim Pakravan on Global Finance in the Post-Crisis World DePaul University Professor and former investment banker Karim Pakravan outlined the pillars of the post-crisis global financial architecture at a Sunday evening policy forum. 20 Dec 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=939 DSG Graduates 31 Students from First MPA Cohort Thirty-one public service professionals from 12 Arab countries were graduated today as the first cohort of DSG’s Master of Public Administration program. 16 Dec 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=938 DSG Commentary on BBC Middle East Business Report DSG Dean Tarik Yousef appeared in two recent showings of BBC World News’s Middle East Business Report, providing analysis and perspective on Dubai’s recent financial woes. 15 Dec 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=934 DSG Hosts Member of Canadian Parliament The Dubai School of Government today welcomed The Honourable Bob Rae, Member of the Canadian Parliament from Toronto, for an official visit. 15 Dec 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=936 The Riz Khan Show Features Tarik Yousef, Jim Krane DSG Dean Tarik Yousef and former Visiting Fellow Jim Krane appeared Tuesday on The Riz Khan Show, on Al-Jazeera International. 15 Dec 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=937 Learning Arabic: Change is on the Way In this editorial published in The National, Natasha Ridge surveys the landscape of Arabic language instruction and calls for more active, dynamic engagement in the learning process. 15 Dec 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=987 Human Capital is Key to Company Results In an editorial in Thursday’s The National, Susan Crotty explains why companies who focus exclusively on financials at the expense of their human capital are playing with fire. 10 Dec 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=933 Conference Highlights Challenges to Resource-Rich Economies DSG and the Oxford Centre for the Analysis of Resource Rich Economies hosted a two-day conference on Natural Resources and Economic Development: Risks and Policy Challenges. 10 Dec 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=930 Al-Jazeera Features Tarik Yousef on the Dubai Economic Model Dean Tarik Yousef was featured on Al-Jazeera’s Al-Nashra Al-Iqtesadeyyah (The Economic Report) December 9 broadcast about Dubai’s debt situation. 09 Dec 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=932 “Why Dubai Matters” The December 7 cover story of Business Week, “Why Dubai Matters,” quoted DSG Dean Tarik Yousef on the opportunity and meritocracy offered by Dubai. 07 Dec 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=931 Dubai’s History has Always Been One of Resilience In an editorial in The National, Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi emphasizes the value of the “Dubai model” to the region, noting the centrality of high quality public administration. 05 Dec 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=929 This is not the End of the Road for Dubai Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi writes in The Financial Times that Dubai has a chance to emerge from the crisis "leaner, meaner and better." 30 Nov 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=928 Mathis Wackernagel Speaks on Ecological Footprints Mathis Wackernagel of the Global Footprint Network challenged attendees of a Tuesday lecture to consider the ecological consequences of current consumption and development patterns. 24 Nov 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=926 DSG, DEWA Join Forces for Training Program DSG has signed an agreement with the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) to develop a women’s leadership program for 30 of the organization’s female employees. 23 Nov 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=927 Gender Research Seminar: Mohamed Tabishat Mohamed Tabishat, Associate Professor at UAE University, spoke on “Prospects of Liberal Arts Education in the UAE” at a Gender Research Seminar on Monday. 23 Nov 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=925 John D’Agostino on Capital Markets and Media John D’Agostino recounted his experiences in the formation of the Dubai Mercantile Exchange, the importance of the deal for Dubai, and its coverage and treatment in the Western media. 22 Nov 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=924 Entrepreneurship Conference Focuses on Best Practices On November 19 and 20, DSG hosted “Best Practices in Entrepreneurship Policy,” an Arab region conference for practitioners and scholars of entrepreneurship. 20 Nov 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=923 DSG Hosts Conference on GCC Healthcare Challenges DSG partnered with the Center for Health Policy at Harvard Medical School Dubai Center (HMSDC) and the Dubai Harvard Foundation for Medical Research (DHFMR) to host a one-day conference on healthcare in the GCC region. 19 Nov 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=922 Gender Research Seminar: Alia Al Serkal This lecture tackled the issue of “Emotional Labor” in the service profession and how it impacts the physical and mental health of its employees. 11 Nov 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=921 DSG and Wolfensohn Center for Development Launch Book on Regional Youth Today DSG along with the Wolfensohn Center for Development jointly launched the book titled Generation in Waiting: The Unfulfilled Promise of Young People in the Middle East 09 Nov 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=920 Former Central Bank Governor of Turkey Speaks on the Financial Crisis Professor Nihat Bülent Gültekin called for preventative measures and upgraded legislation to prevent or mitigate new financial crises in “The Financial Crisis and its Aftermath.” 05 Nov 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=917 DSG Hosts Colombian Minister for Trade, Industry and Tourism DSG today welcomed His Excellency Luis Guillermo Plata Paez, Minister for Trade, Industry and Tourism of the Republic of Colombia. 05 Nov 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=918 James Zogby Reviews Survey of GCC Business Leaders Pollster and founder of the Arab American Institute James Zogby revealed findings from a recent poll of leading GCC executives on business confidence in the region. 05 Nov 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=919 The Gulf Gas Sector: Challenges and Solutions for the 21st Century Justin Dargin discussed the historical development of the gas sector and offered recommendations as to how Gulf policy makers might optimally expedite gas development projects. 04 Nov 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=915 Canadian Dignitaries Visit DSG Ms. Hazel McCallion, Mayor of the City of Mississauga, Ontario (Canada) visited DSG on Tuesday accompanied by Ms. Janine Fiddler, Vice Consul and Trade Commissioner at the Canadian Consulate in Dubai, and Ms. Neena Kanwar, President & CEO of KMH Healthcare Centres. The delegation met with Dean Tarik Yousef and Associate Dean for Development Asma Siddiki. Discussions focused on establishing relationships between Mississauga and the Dubai School of Government, and the two parties explored future opportunities for public events on local governance and healthcare policy. Mississauga is the sixth largest city in Canada. Ms. McCallion is one of Canada’s best known and longest-serving mayors, having been Mississauga’s mayor for 31 years. She was one of the first Canadian politicians to publicly declare their support for a Palestinian state. 03 Nov 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=916 Fadi Salem, Yasar Jarrar Article Published in ESADE Bulletin "Technology, Trust and the Balance between Competition and Collaboration in Government," by Fadi Salem and Yasar Jarrar, has appeared in the Institute of Public Governance and Management Bulletin of ESADE Business School. 03 Nov 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=914 Harvard Business Press Publishes Chapter by May Al-Dabbagh Harvard Business Press has published May Al-Dabbagh's "The Role of Context in Intergroup Leadership: Women's Groups in Saudi Arabia" in the edited volume "Crossing the Divide: Intergroup Leadership in a World of Difference." " p Difference.? 01 Nov 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=912 It’s High Time We Saw a Little More of the FNC In Saturday’s The National, Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi calls for the Federal National Council (FNC) to play a more prominent and visible role in the UAE. 24 Oct 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=911 Agreement Signed with the Arab Administrative Development Organization DSG today signed a memorandum of understanding with the Arab Administrative Development Organization (ARADO) to support education and technical cooperation in public administration. 22 Oct 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=908 Nigerian Ambassador Visits DSG HE Mr. Alhaji Bashir Yuguda, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the UAE, visited the School on Thursday, touring the School and meeting with DSG representatives. 22 Oct 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=909 Abdulkhaleq Abdulla on Repercussions of the Financial Crisis Noted political scientist Dr. Abdulkhaleq Abdulla analyzed lessons learned and future policy directions for the UAE at a Thursday lecture delivered in Arabic at the School. 22 Oct 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=910 Tarik Yousef Quoted in <i>Business Week</i> The October 22 issue of Business Week magazine quotes DSG Dean Tarik Yousef in "Debt Watch in Dubai," an article on the Emirate’s debt financing situation. 22 Oct 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=913 Emile Nakhleh Speaks on US Relations with the Muslim World Noted expert on political Islam Dr. Emile Nakhleh spoke on rejuvenating relations between the US and the Muslim world in a Tuesday evening DSG policy forum. 20 Oct 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=907 DSG signs Agreement with Young Arab Leaders (YAL) The Dubai School of Government has concluded a strategic partnership agreement with Young Arab Leaders (YAL), the pan-Arab platform which promotes the potential of Arab youth. 15 Oct 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=906 Disability Policy Forum Raises Awareness The School hosted the second in a series of seven weekly events designed to stimulate discussion and research in the field of disability policy in the UAE. 14 Oct 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=905 World Bank Expert Speaks on Development and Climate Change Lead Natural Resources Specialist Julia Bucknall presented findings from the World Bank’s World Development Report 2010: Development and Climate Change at a DSG Policy Forum. 12 Oct 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=903 ABN AMRO Experts Offer Glimpse of Post-Financial Crisis World Han de Jong and Didier Duret of ABN AMRO presented an upbeat post-financial crisis forecast for the world economy in a discussion at the Dubai School of Government. 12 Oct 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=904 DSG Hosts Creator of the Islamic World’s First Superheroes Naif Al-Mutawa, creator of THE 99, the world’s first superheroes based on Islamic culture recounted his experiences as an entrepreneur and cultural ambassador at a DSG policy forum. 11 Oct 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=901 Transparency in International Business and Government Attorney Lucinda Low reviewed the development of international anti-corruption standards and practices over the past decade in an October 5policy forum held at the School. 05 Oct 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=899 Khalid Al-Yahya Paper Accepted for Journal Publication "The Over-Educated, Under-Utilized Public Professional: Evidence from Oman & Saudi Arabia," by Khalid Al-Yahya, has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Management & Public Policy. 05 Oct 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=900 How do College Students Form Expectations? Basit Zafar of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York presented the findings of his research on the process of expectations formation among college students at this DSG Research Seminar. 04 Oct 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=898 Sometimes the Sound and the Fury Signify Nothing In Saturday’s The National, Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi castigates the Arab media for circulating the "noise" of unfounded rumors about the UAE. 03 Oct 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=897 Tarik Yousef Speaks at UNESCO Youth Forum Dean Tarik Yousef delivered a plenary presentation at the 6th UNESCO Youth Forum, held in Paris from October 1 to 3. 01 Oct 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=902 Victor Pineda on the UAE Disability Act of 2006 Visiting Scholar Victor Pineda presented an overview of his ongoing research into the role of the UAE Disability Act of 2006 in improving the lives of persons with disabilities in the UAE. 30 Sep 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=895 Iran Sanctions: Who Really Wins? In this commentary piece, Dubai Initiative Research Fellow Djavad Salehi-Isfahani questions the efficacy of international sanctions in response to the Iranian nuclear program. 30 Sep 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=896 NPR's On Point Features Vali Nasr National Public Radio's On Point with Tom Ashbrook devoted a full show to interviewing Vali Nasr, DSG Senior Fellow and author of Forces of Fortune. 29 Sep 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=894 Vali Nasr on The Daily Show with John Stewart DSG Senior Research Fellow Vali Nasr appeared on The Daily Show with John Stewart, where he discussed the effects of a growing middle class in the Muslim world. 24 Sep 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=892 Tarik Yousef Presents New MEYI Book at USC Dean Tarik Yousef led a seminar at the University of Southern California (USC) on the forthcoming Middle East Youth Initiative edited volume Generation in Waiting: The Unfulfilled Promise of Young People in the Middle East. 17 Sep 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=890 Tabitha Decker Quoted in the <i>Los Angeles Times</i> DSG Visiting Scholar Tabitha Decker was quoted in the Los Angeles Times on the significance of the newly-opened Dubai Metro to the development of the city. 10 Sep 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=891 Tarik Yousef Comments on Dubai Metro Launch Appearing on Dubai One’s televised coverage of the launch of the Dubai Metro, Dean Tarik Yousef placed the event in the context of the city’s long-term infrastructure development. 09 Sep 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=893 Our Cartoon Heroes – Now That They Are Really Our Own Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi lauds the growth of indigenous animated cartoons in the Gulf, and describes their contribution to strengthening national identity. 06 Sep 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=889 Mobility for All is not a Luxury, It’s a Basic Right Nonresident Fellow Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi lauds steps the UAE has taken toward increased access for the disabled, and calls for more. 22 Aug 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=887 Time for Arabs to get Serious About Iraq Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi urges Arab states to reestablish ties with Iraq in an editorial in The Guardian’s Comment is Free site. 19 Aug 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=884 Bahrain, Oman Country Reports Released DSG has announced the release of the latest Oman and the Bahrain Country Profiles, published by the Cairo-based Economic Research Forum (ERF). 19 Aug 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=885 The Role of Media in Shaping Societal Values Dr. Sadig A. Malki of King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) presented findings of a case study comparison of two films and instances of untruthfulness in each. 19 Aug 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=886 Tarik Yousef on Middle East Business Report Dean Tarik Yousef commented on proposed changes in the labor laws of Bahrain and Kuwait on the BBC's August 15 Middle East Business Report. Watch 15 Aug 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=888 What I Learned from the Last Big Meltdown In an editorial in Thursday’s issue of Gulf Business, Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi explains why "there’s no time to start a business like a recession." 06 Aug 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=883 DSG Receives Malaysian Government Delegation A delegation of Malaysian diplomats in the UAE visited the Dubai School of Government on Wednesday, August 5, where they met with faculty members and administrators. 05 Aug 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=882 UAE Monetary Policy, Wages and Output Growth Tarek Coury analyzes recent data regarding inflation and money supply in the UAE, arguing in Sunday’s Khaleej Times that the dirham’s peg to the dollar helps to ensure macroeconomic stability. 02 Aug 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=880 Middle East Youth Initiative Cited in The Economist A special report of The Economist on the Arab world on July 23 cited the concept of "waithood," crediting the Middle East Youth Initiative, the Dubai School of Government and the Brookings Institution. 02 Aug 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=881 Better Access for the Disabled is an Economic Need Too In an editorial in Tuesday’s The National, Susan Crotty encourages a closer look at how implementing smarter policies for the disabled can benefit Dubai through greater productivity and innovation. 28 Jul 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=879 The Effects of Monetary Policy on Bank Lending in the US Dr. Chetan Dave of the University of Texas as Dallas presented the findings of "The Bank Lending Channel: a FAVAR Analysis" at a DSG Research Seminar. 20 Jul 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=878 UAE Monetary Policy, China and the SDR In an editorial in the Khaleej Times, Tarek Khoury sheds light on the latest discussions centered on shifting to a global reserve currency whereby the US dollar would no longer be the dominant currency. 06 Jul 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=877 The Gulf Paradox: Skilled People, in the Wrong Jobs In his Op-Ed for The National, Khalid Al Yahya argues for organizational development and governance reforms to fill human resource gaps in the GCC. 02 Jul 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=876 The CEO Shift: A Solution to Help Organizations Succeed through the Crisis In his lecture entitled "The CEO Shift: Recovery, the Changing Dynamics of the Future, and Success," Dr. Tommy Weir discusses five critical shifts that CEOS need to make to succeed. 23 Jun 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=875 Rebuilding and Reforming Public Administration in Iraq Larry Cooley, President of Management Systems International, discusses their efforts to promote government effectiveness and reform in Iraq’s public sector in a talk entitled "Back to the Future: Rebuilding and Reforming Public Management in Iraq." 17 Jun 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=873 Without this Human Wealth, a Nation Limits Itself Victor Pineda published an Op-Ed in The National, in which he argues for the implementation of UAE’s Federal Law No 29, which aims to integrate people with disabilities into mainstream society. 12 Jun 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=871 Public Policy in the Current Downturn: Constraints and Opportunities DSG organized a half-day regional conference on how to manage public policy in the downturn and the ways in which the crisis can be leveraged for future opportunities. 11 Jun 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=872 Gender Research Seminar: Her Excellency Amat Al Alim Alsoswa Her Excellency Amat Al Alim Alsoswa delivered a talk entitled "The Effect of the Economic Crisis on Gender Equality in the Arab World." 11 Jun 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=870 John L. Esposito and Dalia Mogahed on "Who Speaks for Islam" John L. Esposito and Dalia Mogahed present the findings from their latest book in their lecture titled "What a Billion Muslims Really Think: Obama, US Policy and the Muslim World." 09 Jun 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=869 Monetary Policy, De-leveraging and Deflation in the UAE In his latest Op-Ed for Khaleej Times, Tarek Coury discusses de-leveraging in the real estate and stock market and the possible effects of deflation in the UAE. 07 Jun 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=868 Launch of Taqeem Program to Evaluate Youth Education and Entrepreneurship DSG helps to launch Taqeem, a program housed under the Middle East Youth Initiative, which will promote impact evaluation to generate new solutions to youth challenges in the Middle East. 06 Jun 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=867 Ohood Al Suwaidi Speaks on Ways of Combating Domestic Violence in the UAE Ohood Al Suwaidi, Marketing and Communications Director of the Dubai Foundation for Women and Children, shed light on the services provided by the shelter for victims of abuse. 03 Jun 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=866 Centralization and Decentralization in the Middle East and North Africa Mehmet Serkan Tosun Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Nevada, Reno spoke on "Centralization, Decentralization and Conflict in the Middle East and North Africa." 02 Jun 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=865 Conference on ICT and Development DSG has joined with the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) to host the 10th International Conference on Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries. 28 May 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=863 Arab Education Discussed at Fourth Arab World Conference Tarik Yousef moderates panel on education at Harvard Arab Alumni Association’s Fourth Arab World Conference titled "The Arab World: Shaping the Future," organized with the help of DSG. 28 May 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=864 The Concept of "Gender" and the Distribution of Social Roles in the UAE Community Dr. Suaad Al-Oreimi, Assistant Professor of Sociology at UAE University, highlights the concept of gender and how to deal with it from a religious-cultural perspective in the UAE society. 28 May 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=874 Distinguished Speakers Series: George Ritzer George Ritzer of the University of Maryland spoke at DSG on "How Can Today’s Globalized Temples of Consumption Avoid Becoming Tomorrow’s Global Dinosaurs?" 26 May 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=862 Whither the Monetary Union Tarek Coury explores the consequences of the UAE’s recent decision to withdraw from Gulf monetary union in an editorial published in The Khaleej Times. 25 May 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=861 Research Seminar Series: Bryan Early Dubai Initiative Research Fellow Bryan Early spoke on "Trading with Sanctioned States: A Case Study of the UAE’s Commercial Relationship with Iran during US Sanctions." 24 May 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=860 Mohamed Aljishi Speaks on Human Resources in the Gulf In "The New Role of HR: Theory and Practice," Mohamed Aljishi discussed the challenges and opportunities facing HR professionals in the Gulf region. 21 May 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=859 Getting What You Pay for From a Private Education In an editorial in Monday’s issue of The National, Natasha Ridge explains why governments have an important role to play in private education. 18 May 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=858 Protecting the Environment and Reducing Organizational Costs Francois Feuillet, General Manager of Lexmark Middle East, described how to strengthen the relationship between environmental responsibility and organizational cost effectiveness. 13 May 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=854 Financial Times Highlights Youth Initiative Report An article in Wednesday’s Financial Times highlights the findings of a report recently released by the Middle East Youth Initiative. 13 May 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=857 IMF Director Speaks on Implications of the Global Economic Slowdown Masood Ahmed, Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department of the IMF, spoke to DSG students, faculty and researchers on economic prospects for the Middle East and Central Asia. 11 May 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=853 Anita Weiss on the Crisis of the State in Pakistan Professor Anita Weiss of the University of Oregon spoke on the current situation in Pakistan and its relation to the weakening of the state in recent years. 11 May 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=855 Workshop on ICT and Innovation Together with the UAE Ministry of Culture and Microsoft, DSG conducted a workshop to explore utilizing ICT to foster a culture of innovation for youth empowerment in the UAE. 07 May 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=856 Victor Pineda Foundation Conducts Workshop on Special Needs Education The Victor Pineda Foundation held a three-day workshop for 40 educators on the needs of special needs students. Victor Pineda is a Visiting Scholar at the Dubai School of Government. 07 May 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=852 Jeffrey Williamson Speaks on Third World Emigration Harvard University Professor and leading economist Jeffrey G. Williamson presented an overview of his most recent work on Third World emigration. 06 May 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=850 A Closer Look at Gender Parity in UAE Health Care In an editorial in The National, Fatma Abdulla argues that a shift in health policy will reduce the prevalence of "lifestyle diseases" which disproportionately target women. 06 May 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=851 Senator Bob Graham Speaks on US Relations with the Muslim World Former US Senator and presidential candidate Bob Graham delivered a talk at the School entitled "From 9/11 to Barack Obama: US Relations with the Muslim World." 05 May 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=848 Moroccan Ambassador Visits DSG HE Mr. Abdul Kader Zawi, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco, visited the Dubai School of Government for discussions possibilities of future cooperation between DSG and Morocco. 05 May 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=849 Research Seminar Series: Michael Robbins Dubai Initiative Research Fellow Michael Robbins presented a talk on "What Accounts for the Success of Islamist Parties in the Arab World?" in an April 28 Research Seminar. 28 Apr 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=846 Abraaj Capital CEO Arif Naqvi Speaks on Economic Prospects DSG welcomed Abraaj Capital CEO Arif Naqvi for a Policy Forum on "The Economic Outlook for the MENASA Region: Taking Stock in Light of the Global Downturn." 27 Apr 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=845 Gender Research Seminar: Maryam Sultan Lootah Dr. Maryam Sultan Lootah delivered a talk in the Gender and Public Policy Research Seminar Series entitled "Political Culture and Women's Empowerment in the Arab World." 23 Apr 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=847 Hafed Al-Ghwell Interview on BBC DSG Director of External Affairs Hafed Al-Ghwell appeared on the BBC's "Middle East Business Report," commenting on the importance of transparency and access to information. 23 Apr 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=843 Larisa V. Shavinina on Leadership Professor Larisa V. Shavinina of the University of Québec en Outaouais (UQO) spoke on "Why Leadership Talents are Even More Important During an Economic Downturn." 23 Apr 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=844 Memorandum of Understanding Signed with Dubai Department of Finance On April 20, DSG signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Dubai Department of Finance to provide training in financial planning and budgeting. 20 Apr 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=842 Why Irena Should Find her Home in Abu Dhabi DSG Nonresident Fellow Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi lays out Abu Dhabi’s case to host the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in an editorial in The National. 19 Apr 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=841 DSG Alumni Association Launched His Excellency Dr. Anwar Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Federal National Council Affairs and Chairman of the DSG Board of Trustees, today inaugurated the DSG Alumni Association. 16 Apr 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=840 Australian Professors Discuss the Role of Turkey DSG welcomed Professor Joseph Camelleri, Dr. Michalis Michael, and Dr. Luca Anceschi of Australia’s Latrobe University for a discussion on "Turkey’s Role in Europe and the Middle East." 14 Apr 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=838 Stephen Ramos: Dubai as a Port City Dubai Initiative Fellow Stephen Ramos presented "Dubai as a Port City" at a DSG Research Seminar on April 14. 14 Apr 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=839 Microsoft VP Speaks on Technology’s Role in Social Issues On April 13, the School hosted Anoop Gupta, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Unlimited Potential Group, for a lecture on "Key Societal Issues and Microsoft’s Technology Vision." 13 Apr 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=837 Kjetil Selvik on Private Industrialists in Iran University of Oslo Assistant Professor and Gulf Research Center Visiting Scholar Kjetil Selvik spoke Wednesday on "Private Industrial Entrepreneurs in the Islamic Republic of Iran." 08 Apr 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=836 DSG Delegation Meets with Saudi Officials A delegation from DSG met with representatives of leading institutions of learning and development during a three-day visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 01 Apr 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=835 Steve Smith on Globalization and Higher Education Professor Steve Smith, Vice Chancellor of the University of Exeter, spoke on "Universities and Globalization: Higher Education’s Role in Combating the Economic Downturn." 31 Mar 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=834 Nada Hashmi on Social Entrepreneurship Nada Hashmi, Fellow at the Legatum-MIT Center spoke at a Gender and Public Policy Research Seminar on "Social Entrepreneurship: Is it for the Middle East?" 30 Mar 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=833 A Dollar De-peg Do-over In an Op-Ed in Sunday’s Khaleej Times, Tarek Coury explains why the UAE Central Bank’s decision to re-peg the dirham to the US dollar is fundamentally sound. 29 Mar 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=831 Allan Goodman on Academic Mobility in a Globalized World Dr. Allan Goodman, President and CEO of the Institute of International Education (IIE), spoke at DSG on "The 21st Century Silk Road: Academic Mobility in a Globalized World." 29 Mar 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=832 World Bank Lead Economist Speaks on the Global Economic Crisis Dr. Auguste Tano Kouame, Lead Economist and Acting Chief Economist for the MENA Region, World Bank, presented his thoughts on the effect of the economic downturn on MENA countries at a talk on March 25. 26 Mar 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=829 Distinguished Speakers Series: Suad Joseph Dr. Suad Joseph founding Director of the Middle East/South Asia Studies Program at the University of California, Davis, delivered a talk in DSG’s Distinguished Speakers series on March 23. 24 Mar 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=828 Experts Discuss Water Security On March 22, DSG hosted Dr. Saleem H. Ali for a policy forum on "Water Security: Challenges for Asia and Beyond," followed by Dr. Christophe Tourenq, who provided local UAE context. 23 Mar 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=827 Transparency is Dubai’s Future In an op-ed in The National, Hafed Al-Ghwell calls for Dubai to use transparency and open information to enhance competitiveness, expose weaknesses in the system and address them directly. 21 Mar 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=823 A Model in Preparation for a "Post-Oil" World Justin Dargin outlines how clean energy and conservation initiatives such as the "Heroes" campaign and the Masdar project will secure the UAE’s energy leadership in a post-oil world. 20 Mar 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=824 Islam and the West: The US-OIC Relationship Ambassador Sada Cumber, US Special Envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), spoke on the relationship between the Islamic world and the West at a March 18 DSG lecture. 19 Mar 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=822 DSG Hosts Leaders from the Chief Executives’ Organization On March 19, the School hosted over 50 members of the Chief Executives’ Organization (CEO), an elite community of leaders from the social and business community of the US. 19 Mar 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=826 Ali Faramawy on The Role of Technology in an Uncertain Economy Microsoft Area VP for the Middle East and Africa Ali Faramawy outlined how innovation and technology can play a pivotal role in driving economic recovery. 17 Mar 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=820 Report Launched on Women’s Participation in UAE Parliament HE Dr. Anwar Gargash announced the release of a joint report by DSG and the Ministry of State for Federal National Council Affairs on women’s participation in the UAE political arena. 17 Mar 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=821 Peter Moore: The War Economy of Iraq Peter Moore presented an overview of research conducted for a project analyzing the domestic and political economy effects of the war in Iraq. 12 Mar 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=819 MoU Signed with University of Chicago The Dubai School of Government has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Irving B. Harris School of Public Policy Studies at the University of Chicago. 11 Mar 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=817 Rasmus Bertelsen: Universities and Soft Power in the Middle East Rasmus Bertelsen, Dubai Initiative Research Fellow, presented "Contextual Factors and the Soft Power of American- and French-Origin Universities in the Middle East" at a DSG Research Seminar. 11 Mar 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=818 Buying Peace: The Politics of Reconstruction in Gaza The reconstruction of Gaza requires radical rethinking, according to Husam Zumlot, Visiting Scholar at Harvard University’s Center for Middle East Studies, who spoke at a DSG Policy Forum on March 5. 05 Mar 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=815 Ambassador Richard Murphy Speaks on Peacemaking Ambassador Richard Murphy provided perspective on past and current Arab-Israeli peacemaking efforts at a March 5 lecture at the School entitled "Arab-Israeli Peace Making: A Fresh Start with Obama?" 05 Mar 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=816 Prospects for Energy Integration in the GCC Dubai Initiative Fellow Justin Dargin spoke on March 3 about "Prospects for Energy Integration in the GCC" at the latest lecture in the School’s Research Seminar series. 04 Mar 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=813 Josh Lerner Speaks on Sovereign Wealth Funds and Private Investing Professor Josh Lerner of the Harvard Business School spoke on "The New Face of Private Equity? Sovereign Wealth Funds and Private Investing" at DSG on March 3. 04 Mar 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=814 The Global Financial Services Meltdown-The Silver Lining James Greene, Vice President of Global Financial Services Practice for Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group, spoke on the implications and opportunities of the global financial crisis at a talk delivered at the School on March 2. 03 Mar 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=812 Dubai’s Rise and the Legacy of Its Emergence DSG Visiting Fellow Jim Krane presented an overview of his forthcoming book "Dubai: The Story of the World’s Fastest City," to be published in September. 02 Mar 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=811 The Positive Cross-Border Financial Impact of Violent Events Dubai Initiative Research Fellow Mohammad Al Ississ presented the results of his research on "The Positive Cross-Border Financial Impact of Violent Events" at the School on Thursday. 26 Feb 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=810 Tarik Yousef on the Riz Khan Program Dean Tarik Yousef appeared on the Riz Khan program on Al Jazeera International television network on February 24. The topic of the show was "Dubai: Is the Party Over?" 25 Feb 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=809 May Al-Dabbagh Quoted on CNN Arabic An interview with Dr. May Al-Dabbagh was featured on the CNN Arabic Web site in "The Recent Cabinet Reshuffle in Saudi Arabia and the Appointment of Dr. Nora Alfayez as Deputy Minister for Education." 20 Feb 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=830 The Search for Solutions: Education Reform in the Gulf In an op-ed in Thursday’s The National, Natasha Ridge asks why major investments in education have not produced desired results in GCC countries, and calls for more research to inform policy decisions. 19 Feb 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=808 Forex Trading and the Value of the Dirham Tarek Coury examines factors influencing the valuation of currencies, including the UAE dirham, in an editorial in Monday’s Khaleej Times. 16 Feb 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=806 School Hosts HE Mr. Nguyen Tan Dung, Prime Minister of Vietnam HE Dr. Anwar Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Chairman of the DSG Board of Trustees, welcomed a 35-member Vietnamese delegation led by HE Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung to the DSG campus. 16 Feb 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=807 Master Class Promotes Environmental Sustainability DSG partnered with the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the Emirates Wildlife Society (EWS) to host an environmental master class for 40 regional business leaders. 12 Feb 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=801 Japan, the Arab World, and the Global Financial Crisis In collaboration with the Consulate General of Japan, DSG welcomed Professor Haruo Shimada for a lecture on "Japan, the Arab World and the Global Financial Crisis." 11 Feb 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=802 Sustainability Must be a Choice that the UAE Makes Today In Tuesday’s The National, DSG Executive President Nabil Alyousuf and Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak, Managing Director of the Emirates Wildlife Society calls for the UAE to develop "One Planet Leadership" for environmental sustainability. 10 Feb 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=800 Qatari Officials Discuss Cooperation with DSG DSG Dean Tarik Yousef and Associate Dean for Development Asma Siddiki met with senior Qatari officials to discuss areas of possible cooperation between DSG and the Government of Qatar. 09 Feb 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=803 Tarik Yousef on "The Logic of Authoritarian Bargains" Dean Tarik Yousef presented "Redistribution Versus Democratization: The Logic of Authoritarian Bargains" at the Global Development Network’s Tenth Annual Global Development Conference in Kuwait. 04 Feb 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=804 Khaled Al-Yahya Speaks on Human Capital in the Gulf Dr. Khaled Al-Yahya spoke on the "Imbalance between Human Capital Development and Development Performance in the Gulf" at a conference organized by the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR). 04 Feb 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=805 Sudanese Delegation Visits DSG A six-member high-level delegation from Sudan held consultations with DSG officials on facilitating knowledge exchange, capacity building measures, as well as executive education programs. 02 Feb 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=799 Adel Iskandar: New Media Configurations in/from the Arab World Dr. Adel Iskandar described the "tectonic shifts" occurring within the Arab media landscape at a lecture delivered at the School on January 28. 29 Jan 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=798 Rami G. Khouri Speaks on Change and the Current State of the Arab World Internationally-syndicated columnist and DSG Senior Fellow Rami G. Khouri delivered a talk entitled "Change Happens Everywhere: The 'New Middle East' that Awaits Obama" at the School on January 26. 27 Jan 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=797 UAE Economy: Time to Move Up the Value Chain In Thursday’s Khaleej Times, DSG Assistant Professor Tarek Coury calls for the UAE to diversify its economy more into high value-added economic activities in the non-oil sector. 22 Jan 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=796 Tarik Yousef on BBC Arabic Radio DSG Dean Tarik Yousef was interviewed on the Hadeeth al-Sa’a ("Discussion of the Hour") program on the BBC Arabic Radio network. 21 Jan 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=795 Microsoft Official Urges UAE to Adapt Technology Addressing Master of Public Administration (MPA) students, Jonathan Murray, Worldwide Technology Officer at Microsoft Corp., highlighted the key drivers of technology growth, its adaption and its impact on society. 20 Jan 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=794 Gender Research Seminar Series: Rema Hanna Dr. Rema Hanna, Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the Kennedy School of Government, spoke on "Gender and Health in India: Microfinance Products for Rural Women." ; 19 Jan 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=793 Research Seminar Series: Mike Helal Visiting Researcher Mike Helal presented analysis of Dubai’s scores in the 2007 Trends in International Mathematics and Science Studies (TIMSS) test. 15 Jan 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=792 DSG, DWE Join for First Arab Women Leadership Forum On January 13-14, DSG joined as knowledge partner with the Dubai Women Establishment (DWE) to co-organize their first annual conference, entitled "Women and Leadership: Global Trends and Local Innovations." 15 Jan 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=825 Gender Research Seminar Series: Rohini Pande Dr. Rohini Pande presented a talk in the School’s Gender and Public Policy Research Seminar Series entitled "Powerful Women: Can Exposure Reduce Bias?" 14 Jan 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=791 DSG Launches Master of Public Administration Program The Dubai School of Government (DSG) today announced it has launched a one-year Master’s program in Public Administration for 35 officials representing various Arab governments. 11 Jan 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=790 Efficient Government Means Accountability: We’re Getting It An editorial by Ashraf Meraj in The National newspaper commends the establishment of the Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority and posits further steps to improve transparency and accountability. 09 Jan 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=788 How does Dubai Measure up in Standards of Education? Visiting Researcher Mike Helal measures Dubai’s strengths and weaknesses in a global education benchmarking examination in an opinion piece published in Thursday’s Gulf News. 08 Jan 2009 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=789 DSG Helps Launch Arab Council for the Social Sciences Scholars and researchers from throughout the Arab world gathered in Cairo, Egypt to officially launch the Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS) on December 17 and 18. 31 Dec 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=786 William Overholt Speaks on Global Financial Crisis DSG welcomed Dr. William Overholt to a packed audience for a lecture on "The Global Financial Crisis: The Real Causes and the Political Obstacles to Real Solutions." 29 Dec 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=787 Negotiation Course Completed in Cairo On December 21-22, DSG Executive Education extended its regional scope by holding a two-day course in Cairo, Egypt. 23 Dec 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=785 Mohamed Lahouel on Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Mohamed Lahouel was quoted extensively in "New Audit Authority Sharpens Insight," an article in Sunday’s issue of The National. 21 Dec 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=784 Governance Newsmaker Interview with Tarik Yousef An extensive interview with Dean Tarik Yousef was featured in the December issue of Governance News and Notes, a monthly newsletter of the World Bank’s MENA vice presidency. 20 Dec 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=783 Hajj Study Featured on CNN "The pilgrimage that brings more than 2 million Muslims to Mecca every year tends to make them more religiously observant and also more tolerant, a huge study of Pakistani pilgrims suggests." 10 Dec 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=773 Education and Good Governance Abu Dhabi-based newspaper The National featured DSG Dean Tarik Yousef in an article in Sunday’s edition. 30 Nov 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=782 Proof that the Hajj makes pilgrims more religious – and more tolerant In an opinion piece in The National newspaper, DSG Research Fellow Asim Ijaz Khwaja, David Clingingsmith and Michael Kremer recount the findings of their study of Pakistani hajj pilgrims, showing that while the hajj leads to greater religious orthodoxy, it also bolsters the desire for peace and tolerance toward others, including non-Muslims. 28 Nov 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=774 Research Seminar Series: Nabil Kamel DSG’s Public Management Research Initiative welcomed Dr. Nabil Kamel, Assistant Professor in the School of Planning, College of Design, Arizona State University, to the School to present "Problems of Urban Design and Policy in 21st Century Cities," another lecture in the School’s Research Seminar series. 27 Nov 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=781 Tarik Yousef in the Doha Debates DSG Dean Tarik Yousef participated in the BBC World News's Doha Debates of November 17, moderated by Tim Sebastian, arguing against the notion "This house believes that Gulf Arabs value profit over people." 19 Nov 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=780 Conference: "Gender and Economics in MENA: from Theory to Policymaking" In partnership with the Center of Arab Women for Training and Research (CAWTAR) and the World Bank, the Dubai School of Government organized and hosted a conference on November 16-17 entitled "Gender and Economics in MENA: from Theory to Policymaking." 18 Nov 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=778 Gender Research Seminar: Hatoon al-Fassi Dr. Hatoon Al-Fassi of King Saud University presented an overview of "Women in Pre-Islamic Arabia: Nabataea" at the School on November 18. 18 Nov 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=779 Nabil Alyousuf Interview in Telecom Plus DSG Executive President and Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees Nabil Alyousuf was featured in the September/October issue of Telecom Plus magazine. 17 Nov 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=777 Leadership Dialogue with Canadian Diplomats, Dubai Leaders In association with the Embassy of Canada, on November 16 the Dubai School of Government welcomed a group of visiting Canadian diplomats. 16 Nov 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=776 DSG Participates in Summit on the Global Agenda In partnership with the Government of Dubai, the World Economic Forum hosted the inaugural "Summit on the Global Agenda" in Dubai from November 7-9. 09 Nov 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=775 Philip Seib Speaks on "The Al-Jazeera Effect" Philip Seib, author of "The Al-Jazeera Effect: How the New Global Media Are Reshaping World Politics" addressed journalists at the Dubai Press Club. 06 Nov 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=772 How Does the Middle East Rank in Wealth and Happiness? DSG and the Legatum Institute co-hosted a panel discussion of the 2008 Legatum Prosperity Index, which measures how well nations are promoting holistic prosperity. 03 Nov 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=771 Tarik Yousef at Arab Sustainability Leadership Group Conference DSG Dean <a href="/People/tabid/312/language/en-US/274/Tarik Yousef spoke on a panel during a two-day conference of the Arab Sustainability Leadership Group in Amman, Jordan, dedicated to promoting sustainable business practices in the Arab world. 02 Nov 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=770 ABN Amro Q4 Report Launch On November 2, the School partnered with Dutch bank ABN AMRO to present two events launching ABN AMRO’s Q4 Investment Outlook. 02 Nov 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1303 DSG, Microsoft Sign Memorandum of Understanding On October 29, DSG and Microsoft Gulf signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop a technology policy framework for government elites in the region. 29 Oct 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1302 Maintaining Regional Leadership in Energy Production Beyond Oil In cooperation with the Young Arab Leaders, the School hosted a lecture on October 28 by Mohammad Sulaiman, Chief Investment Officer of Gulf Fund Management, on "Maintaining Regional Leadership in Energy Production Beyond Oil." 28 Oct 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1301 DSG Dean Speaks at Carnegie Conference Dean Tarik Yousef spoke on October 24 at the "Emerging Powers and the Middle East" conference in Beirut, Lebanon. 24 Oct 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1300 Research Seminar Series: Nadeem Ilahi Dr. Nadeem Ilahi, Senior Economist at the Middle East and Central Asia Department of the IMF, was featured at a DSG Research Seminar. 20 Oct 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1299 Op-Ed: The Dollar Peg Advantage Tarek Coury provides a perspective on UAE monetary policy in light of the recent global financial crisis. 19 Oct 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1298 Gender Research Seminar: Hoda Elsadda Dr. Hoda Elsadda of Manchester University presented an overview of her paper, "The 'Arab Woman' as an Object of Study: 16 Oct 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1297 Young in the Muslim World The Abu Dhabi-based newspaper The National launched the first of a series of articles focusing on issues related to youth inclusion. 11 Oct 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1296 Gender Research Seminar: Christine Assaad DSG Research Associate Christine Assaad presented an overview of her recently-published policy brief, "Gender Equality in the United Arab Emirates: A Driver for Increased Competitiveness?" 23 Sep 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1295 Tarik Yousef in the New York Times DSG Dean Tarik Yousef is quoted in an article by Michael Slackman in Sunday’s New York Times. 21 Sep 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1293 DSG Gender Expertise in The National An article in The National quotes DSG gender and public policy researchers on ways to boost women's participation in the UAE workforce. 21 Sep 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1294 "The Teaching Cure" — New York Times An article in Friday's New York Times magazine profiles Harvard's Dan Shapiro and describes the "unorthodox" course he teaches at DSG. 19 Sep 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1292 Interview with May Al-Dabbagh An interview with DSG Research Fellow Dr. May Al-Dabbagh was featured in the UAE-based Khaleej Times. 06 Sep 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1291 Op-Ed: Women in work: there’s good news, but the UAE has more to do Christine Assaad argues that the UAE can improve its international economic competitiveness by more effectively utilizing the potential of the country’s women. 04 Sep 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1290 A Conversation from the Republican National Convention DSG welcomed Steven Duffield, Executive Director of the Republican Platform Committee, for a live videoconference exchange from the floor of the Republican National Convention in the United States. 02 Sep 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1289 DSG at Middle East Association Conference DSG Research Fellow May Al-Dabbagh and Associate Dean for Development Asma Siddiki spoke at the Middle East Association (MEA) conference, "Opportunity Arabia," on August 28 in London. 29 Aug 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1288 A Conversation from the Democratic National Convention DSG hosted a live videoconference exchange from the floor of the Democratic National Convention in the United States with Jerry Hagstrom, a political analyst and leader in the Democratic Party. 25 Aug 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1287 Book Chapter Contribution by DSG Researchers The Henry T. Stimson Center in Washington, DC recently published a book entitled Transnational Trends: Middle Eastern and Asian Views. 14 Aug 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1286 Op-Ed: Through its aid, the UAE can be a 'soft' power for good In an opinion piece in The National, DSG Research Associate Habiba Hamid explains the significance of the establishment of the UAE’s Aid Coordination Office. 07 Aug 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1285 Research Presentation: Karen Young Karen Young, a doctoral candidate at the City University of New York, presented the research findings of her dissertation entitled "Enforcing Liberalism: Political Advisory Networks and New Economic Institutions" to researchers at the Dubai School of Government. 28 Jul 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1284 Secondary Education in the UAE-Research Presentation: Natasha Ridge Natasha Ridge, a doctoral candidate at Columbia University focusing on International Education Policy Studies, presented the research findings of her dissertation to researchers at the Dubai School of Government. 27 Jul 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1283 Reforming the UN Security Council DSG, in association with the Dubai Press Club, today hosted Professor Richard Hartwig of the Department of Political Science at Texas A&M University-Kingsville for a lecture. 20 Jul 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1282 Meeting with the President of Syria Syrian President Bashar Al-Asad received in Damascus today a DSG delegation headed by Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees and Executive President Nabil Alyousuf. 17 Jul 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1281 DSG Dean Meets with Syrian Prime Minister DSG Dean Tarik Yousef met today in Damascus with HE Mr. Mohammed Naji Al-Otari, Prime Minister of Syria. 16 Jul 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1280 Creating the Right Policies for National Success The National featured an editorial by DSG Director of External Affairs and Communication Hafed Al-Ghwell on July 10. 10 Jul 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1138 A Double Dividend for the Middle East Abu Dhabi-based newspaper The National featured an editorial by DSG Executive President Nabil Alyousuf on July 3. 02 Jul 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1139 The Emirates in the Geopolitical Marketplace DSG welcomed Parag Khanna, Director of the Global Governance Initiative and Senior Research Fellow at the American Strategy Program, New America Foundation, for a lecture and book signing on June 29. 29 Jun 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1140 Middle East Youth Initiative in the New York Times The New York Times recently published a series of pieces in collaboration with the Middle East Youth Initiative (MEYI). 25 Jun 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1141 Middle East Youth Initiative Featured in The National Thursday's edition of Abu Dhabi-based newspaper The National highlights DSG's work in promoting youth inclusion in the Arab world. 19 Jun 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1142 Walt and Mearsheimer Discuss "The Israel Lobby" DSG welcomed Dr. Stephen Walt of Harvard University and Dr. John Mearsheimer of the University of Chicago on June 15 for a lecture on "The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy." 16 Jun 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1143 Gender Research Seminar Series: Monica Gallant Dr. Monica Gallant of Dubai Women’s College addressed the Gender and Public Policy Research Seminar Series on June 9, speaking about "Five Case Studies of Emirati Women in Dubai: Their Personal Experiences and Insights". 09 Jun 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1144 Constructing Social Entrepreneurship Dale Murphy, Director of Entrepreneurial Programs at Georgetown University, spoke on the importance of social entrepreneurship. 05 Jun 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1145 HH Sheikh Mohammed and the President of Syria Visit DSG HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, hosted HE President Bashar Al Asad of Syria for a tour of the Dubai School of Government on June 2. 02 Jun 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1146 Youth Exclusion Focus on Al-Arabiyya DSG Dean appeared on May 28 as a guest speaker on the " p of the Panorama? program Al-Arabiyya television network. 01 Jun 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1147 DSG Dean Speaks at the Doha Summit On June 1, Dean <a href="/People/tabid/312/language/en-US/274/Tarik Yousef spoke at a two-day meeting in Doha, Qatar on issues of youth inclusion in the Arab world. 01 Jun 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1148 The Costs of Youth Exclusion in the Middle East In "The Costs of Youth Exclusion in the Middle East," Jad Chaaban quantifies the economic costs of youth exclusion as related to youth unemployment and joblessness, school dropouts, adolescent pregnancy and migration. 29 May 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1149 Gender Research Seminar Series: Lynda Moore Dr. Lynda Moore, Fulbright Scholar at Zayed University, presented "A Preliminary Investigation into UAE Women Business Leaders" as part of DSG’s Gender Research Seminar Series on May 28. 29 May 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1150 Policy Forum: Amr Hamzawy Amr Hamzawy, Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, spoke at DSG on May 28 about "Challenges of Political Participation in the Arab World." 28 May 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1151 Global Development Network Meeting– "Bridging Research With Policy" The Dubai School of Government and the Global Development Network (GDN) jointly held a two-day development workshop on May 26 and 27 entitled "Bridging Research and Policy." 27 May 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1152 Op-Ed: The Young Must Work for Success, Like Their Parents In an opinion piece in The National, DSG Research Associate Huda Sajwani urges UAE youth to take advantage of a wide variety of opportunities available to them in the areas of education, entrepreneurship and other areas: “Can we change the mindset of the youth of the Emirates to match the mindset of those who have preceded us?" 25 May 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1159 Gender Research Seminar Series: Rima Sabban UAE sociologist Dr. Rima Sabban presented "Women in Dubai: Reality as a Shadow of Numerical Representation." 21 May 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1160 DSG to Train Egyptian Government Officials The Dubai School of Government achieved a milestone in its development as a regional institution on May 19, with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Egypt on May 19 to provide training for Egyptian government officials. 20 May 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1162 Seminar on GCC Private Equity DSG and Dubai Initiative Research Fellow delivered a lecture on " Emergence Private Equity GCC Region: Opportunities Challenges? at Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science International affairs. 18 May 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1163 Study Program for Brunei Officials In association with the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, the Dubai School of Government hosted a five-day benchmarking program for senior government officials of Negara Brunei Darussalam. 16 May 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1164 Workshop for Iraqi Ministry of Interior From May 3-6, 13 senior officials from the Iraqi Ministry of Interior attended a DSG executive education course in "Human Resource Reform" in Cairo, Egypt. 14 May 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1153 Policy Forum: Dilip Nair HE Mr. Dilip Nair, Consul-General of Singapore, presented a lecture in DSG's Policy Forum series entitled "Public Sector Excellence-Singapore's Journey." 14 May 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1154 Policy Forum: Raghida Dergham DSG hosted Ms. Raghida Dergham, Columnist and Senior Diplomatic Correspondent for Al-Hayat newspaper, for another in its Policy Forum series on May 13. 13 May 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1155 IZA/World Bank Conference Keynote Address <a href="/People/tabid/312/language/en-US/274/Tarik Yousef, the Dean of the Dubai School of Government, gave the keynote address at the Third IZA/World Bank Conference on Employment and Development on May 5-6, 2008. 06 May 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1156 Youth Outmigration Focus on Al-Arabiyya DSG Dean Tarik Yousef appeared as a guest speaker on the April 30 "Panorama" program of the Al-Arabiyya television network. 01 May 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1157 DSG Dean Pushes for Educational Reform DSG Dean Tarik Yousef stressed the need for Arab countries to adopt educational reforms during a keynote speech at the opening session of the Dubai workshop of the "Learning from the Future" project. 20 Apr 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1158 Gender Research Seminar Series: Marie Lillo Marie Lillo of the Gulf Research Center highlighted the results of her research into women's participation in the Federal National Council elections of 2006. 20 Apr 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1161 State of the Region 2008 Scenario assessment and strategic planning were the order of the day on April 14, as over 140 top policy makers, executives and thought leaders from the UAE and neighboring Gulf countries gathered at the annual State of the Region Forum for a dialogue with leading experts. 14 Apr 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1165 Distinguished Speakers Series: Craig Barrett On April 8, DSG welcomed back Dr. Craig Barrett, Chairman of Intel Corporation, for another lecture in the Distinguished Speakers Series. 10 Apr 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1166 Economic Research Forum Call for Papers The Economic Reseach Forum (ERF) has issued a call for papers for its 15th annual conference, on "Equity and Economic Development," to be held in Sanaa, Yemen, from November 23-25, 2008. 08 Apr 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1167 Research Seminar Series: Manal Jamal DSG Research Fellow Dr. Manal Jamal presented a talk in the School's Research Seminar Series entitled "Democracy Promotion in Troubled Times: the Limits of Western Donor Assistance to Civil Society." 06 Apr 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1168 DSG Guides Economic Research for Yemen DSG Dean Tarik Yousef and Research Associate Paul Dyer spoke on March 29 at a workshop on the Yemen Country Profile commissioned by the Cairo-based Economic Research Forum (ERF). 01 Apr 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1169 Catalyst of Change DSG Executive President Nabil Alyousuf was interviewed in the March issue of Trends Magazine. In "Catalyst of Change," Mr. Alyousuf commented on the evolution of Dubai's strategy ("Vision 2015"), the city as a model for the region, and the role of the Dubai School of Government in promoting public policy reform. 27 Mar 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1170 Gender Research Seminar Series: Ragui Assaad On March 27, DSG's Gender Research Seminar Series welcomed Dr. Ragui Assaad, Professor at the Hubert Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, and current Regional Director for West Asia and North Africa's office of the Population Council. 27 Mar 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1171 Gender Research Seminar Series: May Seikaly As part of its ongoing Gender Research Seminar Series, on March 23 DSG hosted Dr. May Seikaly, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Near Eastern and Asian Studies, Wayne State University, and Assistant Professor of History, University of California. 23 Mar 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1172 Lectures by Katty Marmenout and Zaki Zahran On March 12, Ms. Katty Marmenout, doctoral student at McGill University, presented a lecture on "The effects of deal characteristics and collective rumination: an experimental replication of a merger announcement." 12 Mar 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1173 DSG Multimedia Multimedia of two recent DSG events is now at the DSG Web site at . Streaming audio and video of the Feb. 20 Distinguished Lecture with Francis Fukuyama, as well as the Feb. 17 Georgetown Forum with Michael Hudson, Abdulkhaleq Abdullah and Jean-Francois Seznec is now available. 11 Mar 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1174 Gender Research Seminar Series: Amira Sonbol On March 9, the Dubai School of Government hosted Professor Amira Sonbol of Georgetown University for a lecture in the Gender and Public Policy Research Seminar Series. 09 Mar 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1175 Executive Diploma in Public Administration Launch The Executive Diploma in Public Administration, a 12-month diploma program offered by DSG and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, was launched at DSG on Thursday, March 6. 06 Mar 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1176 ACSS Steering Committee Meeting Dean Tarik Yousef and Research Associate Nesrine Halima attended the second steering committee meeting for the establishment of the Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS) in Amman, Jordan. 03 Mar 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1177 Japanese Business Seminar On February 27, the Dubai School of Government partnered with the Japan Cooperation Center for the Middle East to host a "Japanese Business Seminar in the UAE." 27 Feb 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1178 Dubai: Interconnecting Asia The "Inter-Asian Connections" conference closed on Saturday, February 23 with a public plenary panel session on the subject of "Dubai: Interconnecting Asia." 24 Feb 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1179 "Inter-Asian Connections" Conference Over 150 prominent social scientists from around the world convened in Dubai from February 21-23 to participate in the “Inter-Asian Connections” academic conference co-organized by Dubai School of Government (DSG) and the New York-based Social Science Research Council (SSRC). 24 Feb 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1180 Francis Fukuyama Speaks at DSG Leading political scientist and intellectual Francis Fukuyama spoke on "The Challenges to Democracy in the 21st Century" at the DSG "Distinguished Lecture Series" on February 20. 21 Feb 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1181 Fadi Salem in The Economist In "Making it Happen," the February 14 issue of The Economist examines reasons for the success or failure of e-government initiatives in a variety of case studies throughout the world. In relation to Dubai, which The Economist calls "the star of e-government in the Middle East," the article refers to DSG Research Associate Fadi Salem’s assertion that the two main reasons for e-government success in Dubai are a "young, technology-friendly bureaucracy," and a "'large reservoir of public trust' in the government's competence and good faith." 17 Feb 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1182 Middle East Youth Initiative in the News In a February 17 article in the New York Times—"Dreams Stifled, Egypt’s Young Turn to Islamic Fervor,"—Michael Slackman examines the social and economic obstacles to the integration of youth into Egyptian society. 17 Feb 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1183 DSG Hosts Georgetown Forum Strengthening old associations and building new ones was the order of the day on February 17, as the Dubai School of Government and the Mohammed bin Rashid Foundation (MBRF) jointly hosted the Georgetown Forum on Current Gulf Strategic and Economic Issues. 17 Feb 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1184 Port City-States Workshop On February 9-10, 2008, faculty from the Dubai School of Government and Harvard University gathered in Cambridge, MA, with researchers from throughout the world for a two-day workshop to study the port city states of the Arabian Gulf. 13 Feb 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1185 DSG Alumnus Appointed Dubai Crown Prince His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has appointed Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Al Maktoum as Crown Prince of Dubai. 03 Feb 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1186 Op-Ed: "Making a Great Arab City" In his internationally syndicated opinion column, DSG Research Fellow Rami Khouri urges the people and leaders of Dubai to define what "their new urbanism can now contribute to the rest of the world in the realm of ideas, knowledge, culture, and universal human norms." 31 Jan 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1187 Government Leaders Forum--Arabia DSG Executive President Nabil Alyousuf spoke at the Government Leaders Forum—Arabia (GLF Arabia) on the subject of; "Public-Private Partnership to Accelerate Competitiveness." 28 Jan 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1188 Bill Gates meets with DSG, announces joint portal During his visit to the UAE, Microsoft founder and Chairman Bill Gates met with representatives from the Dubai School of Government. 28 Jan 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1189 Tarik Yousef on Al-Jazeera DSG Dean Dr. Tarik Yousef appeared on the "Min Washington" program of Al-Jazeera television network on January 28. 28 Jan 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1190 Harvard Provost Visits DSG Dr. Steven Hyman, Provost of Harvard University, visited the Dubai School of Government on Monday, January 21. 23 Jan 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1191 Op-Ed: Bush Should be Made Aware In a January 10-16 opinion piece in Al-Ahram, DSG Research Fellow Manal Jamal urges US President Bush to understand that "dignity needs to be restored to Palestinian lives, and that international law and UN resolutions must be the centerpiece of any peace process." 22 Jan 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1192 Arab Philanthropy in Focus The Dubai School of Government participated in “From Charity to Change: Trends in Arab Philanthropy” on January 20 and 21. 20 Jan 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1193 US President Meets DSG Students, Leaders On Monday, January 14, US President George W. Bush met with students and alumni from the executive education programs of the Dubai School of Government. 20 Jan 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1194 Youth Initiative Panel at MEEA Conference The 28th Annual Conference of the Middle East Economic Association highlighted the Middle East Youth Initiative, a joint project of the Dubai School of Government and the Brookings Institution. 15 Jan 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1195 Op-Ed: Youth Initiative Making a Difference In an editorial in the January 12 Gulf News, DSG Executive President Nabil Alyousuf writes about the importance of focusing attention on youth inclusion and promoting policies to unlock the potential of the Middle East’s "greatest asset." 13 Jan 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1196 Focus on Youth Employment The 14th Annual Conference of the Economic Research Forum featured a special panel on youth employment. 06 Jan 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1197 How Institutions Change in the Arab World Dean Tarik Yousef of the Dubai School of Government spoke on "How Institutions Change in the Arab World" during a plenary session of the 14th Annual Conference of the Economic Research Forum. 06 Jan 2008 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1198 Middle East Youth Initiative in the Media The Middle East Youth Initiative, a joint project with the Dubai School of Government and the Wolfensohn Center for Development at Brookings, was profiled in the UAE’s Al-Bayan and Al-Khaleej newspapers (Arabic). 31 Dec 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1199 ABC News Profiles Middle East Youth Initiative In "Young and Out of Work in the Middle East," ABC News describes the Middle East Youth Initiative's efforts to address issues of youth exclusion 23 Dec 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1200 Young Arabs Prefer Studying Outside the US Nabil Alyousuf, DSG Executive President and alumnus of universities in Arizona and Georgia, was quoted by the Washington Post in an article, "Strictures in U.S. Prompt Arabs to Study Elsewhere." 20 Dec 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1201 IMF Institute Director: The Arabs Face a Demographic Challenge The IMF Institute along with the Arab Monetary Fund organized a high-level seminar on "Institutions and Economic Growth in the Arab Countries," in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, during December 19-20, 2006. 20 Dec 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1267 First Youth Project Workshop to be held at DSG The Dubai School of Government has partnered with the Wolfensohn Center for Development to host a workshop entitled "Youth Exclusion in the Middle East: Towards New Knowledge and Solutions". 20 Dec 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1268 Dean Tarik Yousef Speaks at Barcelona Forum Dr. Tarik Yousef, Dean of the Dubai School of Government, delivered the keynote address at the "Mediterranean Population Forum: Demographic Transitions, Inequalities and Development" held in Barcelona, Spain. 11 Dec 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1202 Op-Ed: The Real Issue Raised by the Qatif Verdict In an op-ed piece published in the December 7, 2007 issue of Arab News, DSG Research Fellow May Al-Dabbagh addresses the Qatif rape case and calls for a more inclusive definition of human security based on a transparent regulatory legal framework. 07 Dec 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1203 Dr. Tarik Yousef on Al-Arabiyya DSG Dean Tarik Yousef discussed the Middle East Youth Initiative on the Panorama program on Al-Arabiyya television network. 01 Dec 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1204 Trends in the Knowledge-Based Economy Jean-François Rischard, Former Vice-President of The World Bank delivered a lecture at the Dubai School of Government on "The Knowledge-Based Economy: Worldwide Trends and New Ideas." 26 Nov 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1205 Innovations in Governance In partnership with Harvard University’s Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation, DSG delivered a three-day "Innovations in Governance" program to members of the Mohammed bin Rashid Programme for Leadership Development and the Dubai Electric and Water Authority. 25 Nov 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1206 Building Public Sector Integrity in the Maghreb Nabil Alyousuf, Executive President of the Dubai School of Government, nominated Mahmoud Bastaki, CIO of Dubai World, to represent the government of Dubai as an expert in “integrity measures in public procurement” for an OECD country peer review project in Morocco. 25 Nov 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1207 Arab Competitiveness in Focus Dr. Tarik Yousef, Dean of the Dubai School of Government, led a discussion session on "Competitiveness: Celebration or Motivation?" at the Annual Meeting of the Arab Business Council, held November 17-18 in Cairo. 18 Nov 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1208 DSG, Harvard University host Conference on "The Middle East: Between Economic Progress and Conflict" The Dubai School of Government (DSG) held its first academic conference on the Middle East’s economic and political transformation in cooperation with Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. 11 Nov 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1209 Dean Speaks on Chinese-Gulf Relations Dean of the Dubai School of Government Dr. Tarik Yousef spoke on October 30, 2007 at "China, the United States, and the Middle East: Diplomacy, Strategy, and the Triangular Relationship," a conference organized by the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research. 06 Nov 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1210 UNDP Regional Director Visits DSG Ms. Amal Al Alim Alsowa, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations at the United Nations Development Programme, spoke at a DSG policy forum for the alumni of the Mohammed bin Rashid Programme for Leadership Development. 31 Oct 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1211 Asim Ijaz Khwaja Interview Asim Ijaz Khwaja, Research Fellow at the Dubai School of Government, was interviewed by Saneou Alhadath magazine. 21 Oct 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1212 Emirates Today Profiles DSG, Diploma In "On Course to Mould Region's Future Policy Makers," Emirates Today takes an in-depth look at the vision and mission of the Dubai School of Government. 10 Oct 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1213 Nabil Alyousuf Interview Nabil Alyousuf, Executive President of the Dubai School of Government, was interviewed by Al-Watan Al-Arabi magazine. 07 Oct 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1214 Yasar Jarrar on Dubai's Educational Initiatives In the Oxford Business Group Report, "Emerging Dubai 2007," Dr. Yasar Jarrar, DSG Executive Dean, outlines how Dubai is seeking to address its human capital needs by reforming its educational systems and institutions. 01 Oct 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1215 DSG Hosts Strategic Planning Program for Iraqi Officials From June 19-24, the Dubai School of Government hosted a delegation of prominent Iraqi government officials, including under-secretaries and executive directors, for a public sector strategic planning program aimed at improving the capabilities of decision makers and officials in the Iraqi government. 25 Jun 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1216 Growth, Globalization and the Gulf The Dubai School of Government, in collaboration with the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, organized a course entitled "Growth, Globalization and the Gulf" between June 10 and 13, which gathered high officials from both the private and public sectors, as well as from nonprofit organizations. 14 Jun 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1217 Dubai Strategic Plan in Focus The Dubai School of Government organized a series of discussion panels on the Dubai Strategic Plan 2015, announced in February by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai. 11 Jun 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1218 DSG in Deal with DEWA for Leadership Training Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dubai School of Government (DSG) to organize a 20-month tailored training program designed to develop the leadership skills of 30 of its senior management. 06 May 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1219 UN Assistant Secretary-General Speaks at DSG The Dubai School of Government hosted a policy forum titled "India, a Rising Star," featuring Dr. Shashi Tharoor, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Information, as well as a number of prominent leaders and scholars from Dubai. 24 Apr 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1220 Young Leaders Forum Addresses Youth Exclusion Addressing the Young Leaders Forum, an initiative of the Mohammed bin Rashid Leadership Development Program, Dean Tarik Yousef stressed the need to involve youth throughout the development process. 22 Apr 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1221 Harvard Professor Explores Distinctive Leadership Challenges of Arab World Marty Linsky to Lead Dubai School of Government's Convention "Leadership for 21st Century: Chaos, Conflict and Courage" 17 Mar 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1222 Dubai Policy Watch: Minister Analyses Results of First FNC Elections in UAE The Government Leaders Programme, an initiative by the Mohammad Bin Rashid Leadership Development Programme in collaboration with the Dubai School of Government, hosted HE Dr. Anwar Gargash, Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs, at its second Dubai Policy Watch event on "Political Developments in the UAE." 01 Mar 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1223 First Youth Project Workshop to be Held at DSG The Dubai School of Government has partnered with the Wolfensohn Center for Development to host a workshop entitled "Youth Exclusion in the Middle East: Towards New Knowledge and Solutions." 25 Feb 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1224 DSG Partners with Wolfensohn Center to Research Middle East Youth His Excellency Mohamed K. Khirbash, Minister of State for Finance and Industry and Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the Dubai School of Government, met with Mr. James Wolfensohn, former president of the World Bank and Chairman of the advisory group of the Wolfensohn Center for Development at the Brookings Institution. 20 Feb 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1225 US Undersecretary Leads Talks on New Public Management The Dubai School of Government today hosted H.E. Henrietta Fore, US Under-Secretary of State for Management in an exclusive roundtable discussion on "New Public Management," promoting debate and dialogue on effective governance. 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1226 IMF Institute Director: The Arabs Face a Demographic Challenge The IMF Institute, along with the Arab Monetary Fund organized a high-level seminar on "Institutions and Economic Growth in the Arab Countries," in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, during December 19-20, 2006. 18 Jan 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1227 DSG to Manage Region’s e-Government Sharing Portal The Dubai School of Government will gain ownership of the Middle East’s first e-government Arab Sharing Portal in 2010. 10 Jan 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1228 DSG to Manage Region’s e-Government Sharing Portal DSG to Manage Region’s e-Government Sharing Portal 10 Jan 2007 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1263 Intel Head Addresses Top Government Executives at DSG Seminar Craig Barrett, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Intel Corporation, yesterday addressed senior government executives and partners of the Dubai School of Government on "Global Public-Private Partnerships for Development and Growth." 21 Dec 2006 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1229 Q & A with Dr.Tarik Yousef DSG Dean Tarik Yousef was interviewed in the BCSIA News, the newsletter of Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. 21 Dec 2006 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1230 First Arab Regional Forum on Innovations in Governance held in Dubai The First Arab Regional Network of Innovators in Governance, a two-day conference, brought together 60 government officials, community and business leaders to discuss how to create governments that are responsive to citizens' needs. 14 Nov 2006 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1231 Dubai School of Government to Host First Arab Regional Network of Innovators in Governance The region's first Arab networking gathering of Innovators in Governance, organized by the Dubai School of Government, will bring together more than 60 top innovators from around the world, as well as Arab ministers and government officials, to discuss the creation of a knowledge base within the Arab world to drive effective regional governance. 12 Nov 2006 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1232 DSG Offers African Executives Insight into a Successful Economy The Dubai School of Government hosted 35 graduates of the Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI). 12 Nov 2006 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1233 Dubai School of Government to host first Arab regional network of innovators in governance. Dubai School of Government to host first Arab regional network of innovators in governance. 12 Nov 2006 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1259 DSG proposes joint Arab-U.S. leadership initiatives Executive Dean of the Dubai School of Government Dr. Yasar Jarrar called for the formation of collaborative initiatives with the U.S. to develop leadership talent in the Arab world. 24 Sep 2006 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1234 DSG Signs MoU with Dubai Courts The Dubai School of Government and Dubai Courts launch "Al Fursan," a one-year leadership program for a select group of judges and department heads of Dubai Courts. 20 Sep 2006 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1235 Two-Day Forum Addresses E-Government The convention brought together high level officials and government leaders from 16 Arab countries to build a regional knowledge base that will streamline Arab government procedures and implement e-Government strategies to meet the needs of the global economy. 13 Mar 2006 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1236 Arab E-Government Leaders to Meet at DSG Decision makers and e-government experts will meet for a two-day forum at DSG to identify suitable objectives, understand potential hurdles, and anticipate and overcome obstacles in both the development and design of realistic e-government strategies and their implementation. 05 Mar 2006 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1237 In The regional forum "Good Governance for Development in Arab countries" The Dubai School of Government reviews Dubai's experience in the E-Government and Administrative Simplification The e-Government and Administrative simplification forum commenced yesterday. The forum which is part of the "Good Governance for Development in Arab countries" initiative is hosted by the Dubai School of Government on behalf of the Dubai School of Government. 03 Mar 2006 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1242 Reema Saffarini writes about the Dubai School of Government established this year to teach public policy Reema Saffarini writes about the Dubai School of Government established this year to teach public policy. 19 Nov 2005 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1247 DSG hosts Lee Kuan Yew Dubai School of Government (DSG) yesterday hosted the founder of modern day Singapore and former prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew. 16 Nov 2005 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1245 EXCHANGING VIEWS : Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew sharing Singapore's experiences SINGAPORE and Dubai share many things in common: Among them is the experience both have in building advanced cities with the little they have in natural resources. 16 Nov 2005 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1246 Dubai School of Government is launching an executive program for Government Leadership entitled 'Innovations in Governance' The Dubai School of Government (DSG), in cooperation with John F Kennedy (JFK) School of Government at Harvard University, is holding the first training program dedicated to train government executive managers and officials in the government sector. 20 Sep 2005 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1244 Dubai School of Government to Host The Regional Forum The Dubai School of Government will host a forum entitled "Good Governance for development in Arab countries". 07 Sep 2005 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1241 H.E. Khirbash opens first Harvard-certificated E-government executive program in Middle East at Dubai School of Government H.E. Khirbash opens first Harvard-certificated E-government executive program in Middle East at Dubai School of Government. 06 Apr 2005 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1239 First Graduates awarded Harvard Certificates at Dubai School of Government's E-government program The first Harvard-certificated program on e-Government in the Middle East held its graduation, with 45 high-ranking attendees from the UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Palestine, Bahrain, Iraq and Syria receiving their awards from the Dubai School of Government (DSG). 06 Apr 2005 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1240 Dubai School of Government helps train government leaders Dubai School of Government helps train government leaders. 16 Feb 2005 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1243 H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Launches Dubai School of Government with the assistance of Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Launches Dubai School of Government with the assistance of Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. 14 Dec 2004 00:00:00:000 GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1238 The John F. Kennedy School of Government has partnered with the Dubai School of Government. Reema Saffarini reports. The John F. Kennedy School of Government has partnered with the Dubai School of Government. Reema Saffarini reports. GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1248 Dubai School of Government signs agreement with the Jordanian Government to support public sector reform in Jordan. Dubai School of Government signs agreement with the Jordanian Government to support public sector reform in Jordan. GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1249 Arab E-government leaders meet again at the Dubai School of Government for round two of talks on E-government and Administrative simplification. Arab E-government leaders meet again at the Dubai School of Government for round two of talks on E-government and Administrative simplification. GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1250 HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid pledges support to young UAE leaders. HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid pledges support to young UAE leaders GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1251 The Kennedy School Engages in Institution Building through the Dubai Initiative. The Kennedy School Engages in Institution Building through the Dubai Initiative. GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1252 Dubai's "Options" Restaurant is host to top VIP's from the Middle East and the US. Dubai's "Options" Restaurant is host to top VIP's from the Middle East and the US. GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1253 Media heads gather for workshop on strategic management at Dubai School of Government. Media heads gather for workshop on strategic management at Dubai School of Government. GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1254 Intel's Head addresses top government executives at Dubai School of Government seminar. Intel's Head addresses top government executives at Dubai School of Government seminar. GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1255 Dubai Courts' judges and department heads attend Al Fursan programme on organisational excellence. Dubai Courts' judges and department heads attend Al Fursan programme on organisational excellence. GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1256 Dubai School of Government explores feasibility of an Arab Social Science Research Council. Dubai School of Government explores feasibility of an Arab Social Science Research Council. GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1257 First Forum for Arab Regional Forum on Innovations in Governance held in Dubai. First Forum for Arab Regional Forum on Innovations in Governance held in Dubai. GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1258 Dubai School of Government proposes joint Arab-U.S. leadership initiatives. Dubai School of Government proposes joint Arab-U.S. leadership initiatives. GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1260 The Dubai School of Government Offers Insight into Models of a Successful Economy. The Dubai School of Government Offers Insight into Models of a Successful Economy. GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1261 <p>Q & A with Tarik Yousef</p> Q&A with Tarik Yousef GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1262 Wolfensohn to help Dubai form policies Wolfensohn to help Dubai form policies GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1264 Henrietta Fore Leads Talks on New Public The Dubai School of Government today hosted H.E. Henrietta Fore, US Under-Secretary of State for Management in an exclusive roundtable discussion on "New Public Management", promoting debate and dialogue on effective governance. GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1265 Dubai School of Government & the Wolfensohn Center His Excellency Mohamed K. Khirbash, Minister of State for Finance and Industry and Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the Dubai School of Government, met today with Mr. James Wolfensohn, former president of the World Bank and Chairman of the advisory group of the Wolfensohn Center for Development at the Brookings Institution. GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1266 Vice-President of UAE glimpse Singapore team on Dubai’s Vision His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, yesterday received participants in the Education without borders conference. GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1269 HE Anwar Gargash Analyses Results of First FNC Elections in UAE The Government Leaders Programme, an initiative by Mohammad Bin Rashid Leadership Development Programme, hosted HE Dr. Anwar Gargash, Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs, at its second Dubai Policy Watch event on "Political Developments in the UAE". GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1270 Tarik Yousef Participates in 6th International Meea Conference Under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Higher Education & Scientific Research, President of Zayed University, the university organizes the 6th International Conference in cooperation with the Middle East Economic Association from 14-16 March in Dubai Campus. GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1271 5 minute interview with Ghaleb Darabya The Dubai School of Government is an academic and research institution that focuses on public policy. GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1272 DSG to participate in Careers UAE Exhibition The Dubai School of Government will be joining the ministry of Labor, Tanmia and a number of educational institutions in Dubai in this year’s Careers UAE Exhibition. GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1273 DSG to participate in Careers UAE Exhibition The Dubai School of Government will be joining the ministry of Labor, Tanmia and a number of educational institutions in Dubai in this year’s Careers UAE Exhibition. GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1274 Tarik Yousef moderates Economic Issues in the GCC panel at MEEA conference. Tarik Yousef moderates Economic Issues in the GCC panel at MEEA conference. GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1275 US is engaged in a process of constructing their own reality. US is engaged in a process of constructing their own reality. GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1276 Arab e-Government leaders to meet again at DSG for 3rd round of Working Group Meeting. Arab e-Government leaders to meet again at DSG for 3rd round of Working Group Meeting. GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1277 Leadership for the 21st Century. Leadership for the 21st Century. GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1278 H H: Training vital for next generation of leaders His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai has urged ministerial teams participating in a workshop for the implementation of the UAE's federal strategic plan to work sincerely to boost government performance. GMT http://www.dsg.ae//En/News/NewsDescription.aspx?PrimenuID=6&CatID=30&mnu=Cat&NewsID=1279