The country with the largest economy in the Middle East and the most Syrian refugees is seeking to find a place for them in its business landscape.
Many of the country’s current problems stem from decisions made by the former despot Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali that undermined educational quality at all levels.
Countries could do more to ease barriers that keep new arrivals from advancing in their education or employment, says a new UNESCO report.
A bright yellow track with a surface that helps visually impaired students get around campus is just one step in the kingdom’s efforts to improve services for those with disabilities.
The professional opportunities for refugees are scarce, despite longstanding international pledges of support, in Jordan and Lebanon. In Turkey, the employment situation is somewhat brighter.
Rules about who counts as a refugee bar these “guests” from basic human rights, including access to education. The government and universities could help change that.
The death of a young Moroccan woman while trying to reach Spain adds fuel to a national debate about the future of youth in the country.
Mohammad bin Salman wants universities in the Kingdom to focus on the needs of the private sector, in a break with the free-handed policy of the previous Saudi king.
The new organization seeks to invigorate more thoughtful public policy in the Republic of Sudan and to train a new generation of development specialists.