• GlES 2018 Puts the Spotlight on Islamic Philanthropy, Skills for Surviving the Fourth Industrial Revolution
GlES 2018 Puts the Spotlight on Islamic Philanthropy, Skills for Surviving the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The growing significance of Islamic philanthropy as well as imaginative skills needed to survive the 4th Industrial Transformation were 2 essential topics talked about by sector experts on the initial day of the Global Islamic Economy Summit 2018 (GIES) in Dubai.

GIES 2018, the world's biggest top dedicated to all facets of the Islamic economy, is being hung on October 301st-30th as well as gathering over 3,000 essential decision manufacturers, policymakers, government officials, business leaders and sector professionals from worldwide to discuss opportunities and obstacles in the worldwide Islamic economy.

The first parallel session at GIES 2018, entitled Islamic Philanthropy: The Problem Eradication Philosophy, was joined by Houssam Chahine, Head of Private Sector Partnerships, UNHCR, UAE; Dr. Tariq Cheema, CEO, WCMP, USA; Kimberly Gire, Founder, Global Women Leaders Strategic Philanthropy, USA and Rachid Ouaich, Co-founder, Conexcap, Luxembourg, who discussed how technology and global cooperation could be used to not only alleviate, but eradicate economic and social challenges and problems in the Muslim world.

" The UNHCR has produced an advanced digital platform for Muslims to satisfy their Zakat obligations, providing the chance to make a positive distinction to the lives of the most prone displaced areas. Our Zakat platform has revolutionised the means Zakat is dispersed to eligible evacuee recipients; it promotes on the internet donations via a smooth computerized process ensuring funds are alloted to the neediest households in one of the most transparent and also effective fashion. Extra significantly, this allows refugees a dignified method of obtaining aid on a monthly basis through progressed IRIS scanning modern technologies, without having to stand in queues and bear in mind PIN codes," said Houssam Chahine.

Mentioning the role of his organisation, Dr. Tariq Cheema said: "Our primary purpose is to make Muslim giving a lot more reliable as well as accountable. From spontaneous giving to even more critical offering, not simply spending our charitable offering towards firefighting, however really purchasing individuals as well as gradually taking them out of the state of dependency."

Running together with this discussion was one more parallel session New Skills for the Creative Class in the 4th Industrial Change, which detailed exactly how the future of job will increasingly rely on individuals who integrate creative, technical and social abilities. Joining the discussion were Thomas Steele-Maley, Director of Insight Study and also Style, GEMS Education; Reem Hantoush, Affiliate, Division of Urban Preparation, Abu Dhabi Municipality; Siddiqa Juma, Contemporary Islamic Artist, UAE as well as Arfah Farouq, Creative Business Strategist, Hesitantly Brave, UK.

"The mind is an uproarious thing, however the idea is to educate ourselves as well as keep the info in a box in our mind and then placed it to make use of when producing anything. Unlocking the aesthetic data source of what we observe will help construct imagination," said Siddiqa Juma.

"The UAE has a big, enthusiastic education agenda. To make education and learning as well as training flexible, we need to present the video-gaming style to finding out as well as focus on reforming the entire education system," said Reem Hantoush, discussing just how she sees the modern technology revolution changing the nature of the work force.

Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Head Of State of the UAE as well as Ruler of Dubai, GIES 2018 is organised by Dubai Chamber of Business as well as Industry and the Dubai Islamic Economic Climate Growth Centre in cooperation with Thomson Reuters as a Strategic Partner.

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