Mediterranean Development Forum (MDF)

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History

10-18 May 1997, Marrakech (Morocco), at conference on 'Knowledge and Skills for Development in the Information Age' convened by World Bank Institute (WBI) and the Government of Morocco, with the assistance of Executive Secretariat of the Middle East and North Africa Economic Summit.

Aims

Collect and provide information to alleviate poverty and achieve sustainable development in the Mediterranean region; foster training related to these development issues, encourage the emergence of partnerships to create and codify knowledge capital, and explore ways to adapt to new communications technology; help develop, codify and distribute knowledge on 'best practice' approaches to development; promote dialogue among senior government officials, the development community and the private sector; explore the role of learning and knowledge in building effective management, good governance and sustainable economic growth; investigate the impact of knowledge and information technology on economic growth.

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Activities

Organizes annual regional development fair; disseminates knowledge and encourages skills training.

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 0 countries
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Subjects *

  • Development
    • Development

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

UIA Org ID

F4422

Last News Received

2006
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