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The KIP Index – first Arab MENA indigenous measure of recruitment, retention and promotion of women in formal economy released by CIBL for Women

The KIP Index – first Arab MENA indigenous measure of recruitment, retention and promotion of women in formal economy released by CIBL for Women

KIP Index: Women in Arab MENA region want to work and may have some chances at getting recruited, but are neither retained nor promoted to the same degree Representation of women in leadership positions in Arab MENA workplaces very low, KIP Index shows KIP Index and Lived Experience Index track local employer policies and practices,

UAE Ministry of Economy’s Virtual Media Briefing on the UAE Federal Companies Law

DUBAI, 9th December, 2020 — The Ministry of Economy organised a virtual media briefing Wednesday on Decree-Law No. 26 of 2020 that amended some provisions of Federal Law No. 2 of 2015 on commercial companies. The session was attended by Abdullah bin Touq Al Marri, Cabinet Member and Minister of Economy; Dr. Ahmad Belhoul Al

DIFC FinTech Hive continues to lead the innovation agenda in financial services through its latest digital cohort

17 successful start-ups from the fourth cohort of DIFC FinTech Hive accelerator programme have been chosen to showcase this year’s most innovative technologies to potential investors and industry executives on 30 November 2020 Total number of applications for the UAE’s first and largest financial technology programme to date exceed 1,400 with more than 100 start-ups

Dubai International Financial Centre’s Innovation Hub to support Dubai’s Future Economic Growth

DIFC Innovation Hub is a signature initiative for the Dubai Future District announced by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in January 2020 First and largest environment in the region dedicated to bringing the startup community together that is shaping the  ‘future of finance’ and ‘future economies in the UAE Over 250 growth

Dubai International Financial Centre becomes region’s first fully accredited member of Global Privacy Assembly

Accreditation reflects DIFC’s commitment to keeping Dubai and DIFC at the forefront of privacy legislation, applying international  best practice Dubai, UAE, 13th October 2020: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading global financial centre in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region has announced that the Centre is now a fully accredited member

Dubai International Financial Centre and Dubai Future Foundation collaborate to make the Emirate a Leading City of the Future

New Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed to drive the future of finance in the region Agreement will see the counterparts advance innovation by identifying and supporting blockchain and Artificial Intelligence (AI) driven start-ups Dubai Future Foundation to promote DIFC’s recently introduced Innovation License Collaboration with the DIFC Academy will also introduce training opportunities to support

New Opportunities at Dubai International Financial Centre Through Expanded Prescribed Company Regime

Expanded Prescribed Companies Regime available to wider range of applicants The expansion aligns with international best practices and local market requirements Dubai, UAE, 9th September 2020: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, has expanded the applicant criteria for its successful Prescribed

The Great Skills Reset: Ways to Prepare for the Middle East’s Digital Economy

Governments and businesses have a role to play in reducing barriers to reskilling, Says Petra Jenner DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – 10 August 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating digital transformations across all industries in the Middle East. Having shown how important digital skills are to sustaining our businesses, economies and societies, how we work

Samba Financial Group chooses Dubai International Financial Centre for international operations

First Saudi Arabian banking license launched in DIFC DIFC presence will help Samba Financial Group access the regional markets Dubai, UAE, 12th August 2020: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading global financial centre in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region is welcoming the leading Saudi Arabian Bank, Samba Financial Group to

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