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14 Dec, 2018, 10:50 GMT Knowledge Summit Wraps Up Successful 5th Edition in Dubai

The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) concluded the fifth Knowledge Summit, held on December 5-6, 2018, at the Dubai World...


17 Dec, 2017, 11:02 GMT Switzerland, Singapore and Finland Take Top Three Spots in the First Global Knowledge Index

Results announced at the Knowledge Summit 2017 in Dubai. Index covers 131 countries in its first edition. The Knowledge Project has launched the...


09 Jan, 2017, 13:50 GMT Arab Reading Index Results Place Arab Countries on the Global Reading Map

- The average Arab citizen reads around 17 books and 35 hours per year The results of the Arab Reading Index, released during the Knowledge Summit in ...


06 Dec, 2016, 17:54 GMT Melinda Gates Wins Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Award 2016

His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, presented the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Award...


16 Nov, 2016, 12:40 GMT Board of Trustees for the "Knowledge Award" Holds First Meeting, Approves General Policies and Application Process

The Board of Trustees of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Award held its first-ever meeting at the offices of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al...


01 Nov, 2016, 12:48 GMT More than 50,000 Individuals Take Part in a Regional Poll by Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation and UNDP

The survey seeks to provide accurate statistics for the Arab Reading Index, the results of which are set to be announced during the Knowledge Summit...


25 Oct, 2016, 10:00 BST Knowledge - Present and Future: Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation Launches its Third Annual Knowledge Summit

The 2016 Summit will explore the concept of planning for the future, while highlighting Dubai's singular experience in this domain Mohammed bin...


09 Dec, 2015, 08:08 GMT Arab Knowledge Index Launched to Measure Status of Knowledge in Arab Countries Annually

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have launched the first edition of the Arab...


07 Dec, 2015, 06:59 GMT Knowledge Summit 2015 Begins Today in Dubai

Under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Summit to honour the winners of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Award ...


07 Sep, 2015, 16:12 BST UNDP and MBRF Organise Workshop Highlighting Innovative Methods to Enhance Learning Process in Arab Region

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF) concluded its fourth global workshop organised in Oxford in collaboration with the United Nations...


08 Dec, 2014, 13:00 GMT Major Conference Puts the Spotlight on Knowledge Development in Arab World

Inventor of world wide web and co-founder of Wikipedia honored with first Knowledge Award worth US$ 1 million First Knowledge Conference announces...