The American University in the Emirates (AUE) conducted a 3 days ‘International Conference on National Capacity Building Strategy for Sustainable Development and Poverty Alleviation’. The conference organized from May 26th – May 28th, 2015 at the AUE, Dubai International Academic City in Dubai attracted more than 135 registrations from all over the world and with more than 110 presenters.
The topics of global interest had engaging, meaningful discussions, debates providing a vibrant and conducive environment for innovative thoughts on tacking global issues such as youth unemployment, impedance to economic growth, sustainability, scalability, poverty, empowerment and the UN Millennium Development Goals. The key note speeches included world class academicians who stressed the need for moving from policies to implementation or from the laboratories to the fields, emphasizing the availability and pervasiveness of technology that could provide means and ways of solving many of the problems discussed at the conference. Many of the hotly debated topics presented at the conference were multidisciplinary providing new ways of looking at issues such as poverty and sustainability.
The conference was organized jointly by Scholar link Research Institute (SRI) Manchester, UK and witnessed huge participation equally from AUE faculty members and students, apart from the delegates around the world.