KACND offers 11 training programs

Updated 25 October 2014

KACND offers 11 training programs

The King Abdul Aziz Center for National Dialogue (KACND) has approved 11 training programs designed for government employees.
The training was approved by the Ministry of Civil Service to be implemented this year by the Dialogue Academy for Training and Public Opinion Survey under the umbrella of KACND.
At a recent press conference, Faisal Muammar, KACND secretary-general, said such programs would serve the purpose of the center which has attached great importance since its inception to training on the culture of dialogue.
“It also seeks to be the first home academic experience in promoting the culture of dialogue nationally and regionally through training and public opinion polls that reflect its mission to develop the knowledge abilities and skills of community members,” he said.
According to him, the dialogue is witnessing a quantum leap thanks to the support and attention given by the leadership.


Ivanka Trump applauds Saudi Arabia’s reforms advancing economic role for women

Updated 17 January 2020

Ivanka Trump applauds Saudi Arabia’s reforms advancing economic role for women

  • Saudi women in business have lauded the Vision 2030 strategy for being the key driver in helping them to realize their ambitions

The United States President’s daughter and advisor, Ivanka Trump, praised on Friday Arab states for the progress they have made in their reforms highlighted in a World Bank Report.

“Great seeing some big progress in countries with the most improved scores this year in the World Bank WBL (Women, Business and the Law) report,” she said, referring to several countries mentioned in the report, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Jordan and Tunisia.

 

The World Bank’s annual “Women, Business, and the Law” report ranked Saudi Arabia top among 190 countries for its progress in bringing about reforms related to female involvement in economic development and entrepreneurship.  

According to the World Bank’s figures for 2020, Saudi Arabia scored 70.6 out of 100 for progress achieved in the integration of women into the labor market. The report’s findings also placed the country first among Gulf states, and second in the Arab world for meeting the criteria.

Saudi women in business have lauded the Vision 2030 strategy for being the key driver in helping them to realize their ambitions.