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We are delighted to inform you that the 5th Annual Gulf Education Conference is to take place under the patronage of H.E Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Bin Al Nahyan, The Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development in the U.A.E.

We are very proud to be under the Patronage of such a pioneer in the development of education throughout the Gulf.

The Official Opening of the Conference will take place on the morning of 18th March, by H.H Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Bin Al Nahyan, and delegation of Ministers from all over the region.

Education Ministers from Gulf Countries and other dignitaries will present an overview of initiatives being taken in their countries to strengthen the engagement between education and employers, citing landmark achievements.

Lord David Triesman, Life Peer, House of Lords UK

H.E. Lahcen Daoudi, Minister of Higher education, Scientific Research and Executive Training,


Dr. Abdelsalam Seddiki, Minister of Employment and Social Affairs, Morocco

H.E. Amin A. Mahmoud Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Jordan

Dr Radwan Ahmed Radwan, Deputy Minister, Supreme Council of Education, Kuwait

Dr. Sumia Abu Kashawa, Minister of Higher Education, Sudan

Prof Tawfik Al Khoja, Director General, Executive Board of Health, Minister Council for GCC States

HE Mubarak Al Shamsi – Director General, ACTVET

The conference and exhibition will take place throughout 18th and 19th March, with the Gala Awards Dinner scheduled for the night of 18th March.

We have garnered huge support for the event which is officially sponsored by the Government of Abu Dhabi, the centre of learning in the UAE, and as part of their support we are pleased to announce that the event is to be hosted at the Emirates Centre for Strategic Studies and Research  The venue possesses state-of-the-art facilities which will accommodate the event and our participants seamlessly, and underlines our strong interest and objectives in the encouragement of research collaborations and international partnerships in order to further develop education globally.

Please ensure that you visit our website   to confirm your participation as a delegate as well as to access the preliminary agenda for the conference.