ICESCO holds training session on foresight for decision-making in Mauritania
14 March 2023
The training session on strategic foresight in the service of decision-making that the Center for Strategic Foresight of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) held, as part of the celebration of Nouakchott as the Culture Capital in the Islamic World for 2023, in cooperation with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania and the German Konrad Adenauer Foundation, concluded its proceedings.
More than forty senior officials and advisors from a number of Mauritanian ministries and institutions benefited from the training session, which was held at the headquarters of the Modern University of Nouakchott in Mauritania, on March 12-13, 2023, to enhance their decision-making capacities and introduce them to strategic foresight tools and modern planning mechanisms.During the opening of the session, Dr. Kais Hammami, Director of ICESCO Center for Strategic Foresight, reviewed the Center’s objectives and programs, stressing the importance of promoting the culture of foresight to introduce the desired change.
The opening of the session saw the presence of Mr. Mohamed Ould Sidi Abdallah, Secretary General of the Mauritanian National Commission for Education, Culture and Science, Mr. Sidi Mohamed Ould Dadi, Acting Secretary-General of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Ms. Hana Bounaama, Advisor in charge of international cooperation at the Ministry, Dr. Mohamed Ould Aawa, Secretary General of the Modern University of Nouakchott, Mr. Stephen Kruger, Representative of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in the Kingdom of Morocco, and Ms. Rime Jalloul, from ICESCO Center for Strategic Foresight.
Afterward, ICESCO representatives held a meeting with the Mauritanian National Commission for Education, Culture and Science to discuss cooperation prospects in the fields of artificial intelligence, entrepreneurship and the jobs of tomorrow.
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