Economic Development

Generating an Economic Legacy from Glasgow 2014 - Commonwealth Games: Learning Points and Future Actions

Achieving a lasting economic legacy from hosting the 2014 Commonwealth Games is important to the city of Glasgow and its citizens: in training and employment, attracting tourism, generating future sporting events, assisting to regenerate communities, and developing new collaboration and partnerships. The city has also set out ambitious plans for economic development through the Economic Leadership, with key sectors being identified as priorities.

Building Lifelong Learning in conditions of closure and siege

Professor Elaydi will outline the specific conditions of Gaza, which are unique. Gaza is already a learning society with a range of formal provision in family and kindergarten projects, NGOs, schools and universities. Informal provision includes unions, religious institutions and local government learning centers. Yet the learning resources are grossly over stretched. Gaza has a dense population and few natural resources, outside of the people of Gaza who attend 27 institutions of Higher Education.

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