Knowledge Week

Location and Date: Egypt, Cairo March 6 – 8, 2018 | Alexandria 10 – 12, 2018

The Knowledge Week is taking place in Egypt this March 2018 as part of a series of workshops and seminars to promote the Global Knowledge Index (GKI) as an advocacy tool and to widely disseminate and imbed it in policy debates. The workshops and seminars aim to drive active conversation, raise awareness, and inform key stakeholders and audiences about the key features and anticipated outcomes of the Global Knowledge Index and the relations between knowledge and development.

The Knowledge Week in Egypt will consist of a workshop with Al-Ahram Foundation on March 8, 2018 and a series of gatherings with professors and students of universities in Cairo and Alexandria.                                   

Knowledge Summit Workshop with Al-Ahram Foundation – 8 March 2018

This workshop will gather ministers, ambassadors, professors, students, and representatives from the League of Arab States and from private and public sectors. During the workshop, the Knowledge Index team will present the results of Egypt in the Global Knowledge Index 2017. It will enclose sessions on the media and the fourth industrial revolution and on facing illiteracy.

The expected number of participants: 100 people

Gatherings with the Professors and Students at Zewail, Nile and Alexandria Universities

The gatherings aim to present the results of Egypt in the Global Knowledge Index and to drive discussions on the use of GKI as a tool to achieve growth and sustainable development.


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