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Knowledge Week Directs Youth as Change Agents of the Future: Jordanian Youth Presented Action Plan to Make Jordan a Knowledge Society

April 01, 2019

Jordan, March 2019: In line with the continuous efforts to promote the Global Knowledge Index (GKI) as an advocacy tool and to widely disseminate and embed it in policy debates, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge...

World’s First Future of Knowledge Foresight Report and 2018 Edition of Global Knowledge Index Launched

December 18, 2018

After years of measuring the current state of knowledge based on data produced by national statistical offices and international organizations, and given the exponential growth of knowledge creation, a new knowledge measurement tool using big data is being designed to better understand the future...

Knowledge and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

December 04, 2018

This analysis explores in greater depth the relation between the competency of human capital and countries’ competitiveness in the context of the 4IR, and the development of knowledge societies and...

UNDP and MBRF to Launch the Global Knowledge Index 2018

November 01, 2018

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF), announces the preparation to release the Global Knowledge Index (GKI) 2018 during the upcoming Knowledge Summit, taking place in Dubai on 5 and 6...

Celebrating Knowledge for Sustainable Development

September 25, 2018

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Regional Bureau for Arab States (RBAS) organized a high-level event at the United Nations Secretariat building, ahead of the United Nations General Assembly, with the participation of UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner. The event presented...