GIFT MENA Learning Network

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The Governance Institutes Forum for Training in the Middle East and North Africa - GIFT-MENA – network is a consortium of schools and institutes specialized in the training of government civil servants in the MENA region.Read more


 
Extraordinary General Assembly of the GIFT-MENA Network
23-24 August 2017
Organized by the GIFT-MENA Secretariat and the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry at the Governorate of Dhofar, in collaboration with the Arab Planning Institute and the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, the meeting aims to agreeing on a roadmap and action plan to institutionalize the network and streamline its offer of services, in line with the recent Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and in particular Goal 16 targeting Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions.
 
This year's edition of the General Assembly will also offer a unique occasion for actors of change in governments, society and development organizations operating in MENA and neighboring countries to discuss the overall regional outlook in terms of economic, social and institutional challenges and opportunities, and assess priority needs to improve capacity building for governance and sustainable development.
 
The event will feature:
1- A high-level expert panel, bringing together prominent figures from across the Arab World to discuss issues at stake, will take place on August 23, 2017, in Salalah. It is open to directors and senior representatives of training schools as well as to regional and international partners and experts in governance, state modernization and capacity development.
2- The General Assembly will take place on August 23 and 24, 2017, in Salalah. It will bring together more than 60 schools presidents, directors of training and human resources management, members of the network, representatives of partner organizations from among Development Funds, multilateral cooperation agencies, and European, regional and international organizations
 
The tentative program will be available soon.
 
For more information, please contact the Secretariat of the Network on: giftmenasecretariat@finance.gov.lb


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Consult here the list of GIFT-MENA Network Member and Partner Institutions