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Capacity Building Programme in Libya

Since June 2011, Common Purpose has been running a European Union programme of capacity building support in Libya.

This programme financed by the European Union's Instrument for Stability was set up to respond to early Libyan requests for support with training on leadership, organisational and other management skills.

Twenty eight courses and workshops have been run over the first twelve months of this programme and over 1,000 people have participated.  Of the ...

Ventures Update July 2012

Common Purpose Ventures connect future leaders, across the world, to tackle challenges which are common and compelling, big (enough to be worth the effort) and small (enough to be grasped). Ventures encourage participants to work in new directions to develop innovative approaches to new (and old) problems - this is why the names of all our Ventures mean "direction".

Dao Xiang

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Leaders from the Arab World and Europe unite in common challenge

The inaugural Itijah Venture, the latest in our Ventures series, was run in Abu Dhabi in April in partnership with the Emirates Foundation. An intense and stimulating event, it drew together 40 participants from 7 cities - Abu Dhabi, Alexandria, Amman, Benghazi, Budapest, Istanbul and Manchester - to explore the challenge: "What wou ...

Emerging leaders look at entrepreneurship & tackle unemployment in Europe & Arab world

LONDON, 23 April 2012 - Forty emerging leaders from Arab and European cities will meet in Abu Dhabi this week to explore ways of creating and promoting entrepreneurship among unemployed youth in the two regions.

The inaugural Itijah Venture, a four-day leadership development course run by international organisation, Common Purpose in partnership with the Emirates Foundation, will take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Company from 23 to 26 ...