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2012-01-10 22:00:00

DUBAI, January 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EPFL Middle East recently held the first in a series of workshops on the intelligent governance of large urban systems. The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) workshop provided an overview of the management and governance of transportation systems across the greater Middle East region. In particular, the workshop explored the role ICTs already play and increasingly will play in urban transportation systems with specific...

2007-08-22 06:18:22

By Kim, Hyuk-Rae The global community is witnessing the growing importance of NGOs in local, national, and international spheres. NGOs increasingly penetrate into what had been an almost exclusive domain of the government. Transcending the territorial boundaries, they address a variety of global agendas such as the environment, grassroots development, and international security, which in turn force the state to seek partners in the civil society sector. This paper investigates the shifting...