GENEVA – A United Nations global survey reveals a world of unprecedented division, polarization and discord. The report, a year-long consultation to mark the U.N.’s 75th anniversary, surveyed more than 1.5 million people in 193 countries about their hopes, fears, and expectations for the future. The survey paints a picture of a generally fragmented world, but it also finds much of the world united in regard to post-COVID recovery priorities. Assistant Secretary-General Fabrizio Hochschild said most people…"UN Survey Reveals a Deeply Polarized World"
The Ministry of Transport and Communications is organizing a virtual forum on “New Technologies and Digital Transformation” in cooperation with the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) this Dec. 29. The one-day virtual forum will highlight the role of the new technologies, particularly AI, in accelerating the digital transformation. It will also discuss digital transformation’s concepts, challenges, socioeconomic impact and best regional and global practices on developing relevant plans and policies with…"MOTC Organizes Forum on “New Technologies and Digital Transformation”"
Qatar University’s Young Scientists Center (YSC), in cooperation with the office of Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies (VPRGS), is launching a research program called “National Science Promotion Program (NSPP)”, to build and consolidate the research culture in the national youth. This new research grant is aligned with the Qatar National Vision 2030 and will provide the research fields according to the national research priorities in the State of Qatar. It is a promising…"QU-YSC ANNOUNCES NEW RESEARCH NATIONAL SCIENCE CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAM – NATIONAL SCIENCE PROMOTION PROGRAM"
The Embassy of the State of Qatar to the United States organized an interactive dialogue on the agricultural technology solutions and building smart and flexible food systems in the State of Qatar, in cooperation with the Silicon Valley Forum and the US-Qatar Business Council. The dialogue, which brought together more than 50 participants interested in exploring business opportunities in the agricultural sector in the State of Qatar, highlighted the agricultural sector in Qatar, its rapid…"Qatar’s Embassy to US Organizes Interactive Dialogue on Agricultural Technology"
During a virtual meeting held today, Zaki Nusseibeh, Minister of State and Supreme President of UAE University (UAEU), and Pavan Kapoor, Indian Ambassador to the UAE, discussed ways of reinforcing the cooperation between the UAEU and several Indian universities and research centres. The meeting, which was held to strengthen the scientific and research cooperation between the UAEU and Indian universities and promote student exchange programmes, also addressed various topics of mutual concern, because 138 Indian…"Zaki Nusseibeh, Indian Ambassador discuss scientific, research cooperation between UAEU, Indian universities"
Qatar University’s Young Scientists Center offers several research initiatives and programs that encourages exploration of science and invention by providing full support to participate in international and local competitions and exhibitions. Thus, four distinguished scientific projects won six international prizes at the International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition in Malaysia (ITEX), organized in cooperation with the International Federation of Inventors’ Associations and the Institute of Engineering and Technology. This achievement, which represents the State of…"QU BAGS 6 PRIZES AT THE INTERNATIONAL INVENTION, INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY EXHIBITION IN MALAYSIA 2020"