UAE to host administrative sciences congress

ABU DHABI — The UAE will host the 27th International Congress of Administrative Sciences from July 9 at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi.

By Adel Arfah

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Published: Tue 3 Jul 2007, 8:59 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 2:57 AM

To be held under the auspices of General Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the six-day conference would focus on global competition, public administration and its impact on education and training.

Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Government Sector Development, said at a Press conference here yesterday that the congress coincided with the launch of the new strategy of the federal government to discuss many important issues, including education and training.

Dr Yousuf Issa, Director -General of the Institute of Management Development, in -charge of organising the congress, said that 500 experts representing 160 countries would participate in the congress.

He added that the experts would present 130 working papers on the development of administrative services and the activation of the government strategies for various ministries.

Dr Joseph Jabra head of the American University in Beirut, the convener of the conference, said that the delegates would discuss relationship between globalisation and management and provide analysis of the role played by organisations’ globalisation in the life of the developing countries.

Dr Jabra added that working groups would be formed with the aim of producing a set of recommendations.

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