2009
2009
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Hawkamah becomes the first signatory from MENA region to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment
Sunday May 17th, 2009
Developing ESG Index covering 11 markets to raise profile of compliant firms; Abraaj becomes first private sector MENA firm to adopt UNPRI The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) - based Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance has become the first-ever institution from the Middle East and...
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Results of first ever Middle East North Africa Insolvency Law survey will be released this month
Thursday May 7th, 2009
Hawkamah- supported Insolvency Taskforce to present policy options on how MENA countries can adopt legal insolvency frameworks The Dubai International Financial Centre based Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance, will organize the first ever regional conference on insolvency and creditor rights next month. The conference, being...
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Hawkamah Institute and Union of Arab Banks Launch 2009 Hawkamah - UAB Bank Corporate Governance Award
Tuesday April 21st, 2009
MasterCard Supports Award that Recognizes Excellence in Regional Banks The Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance (Hawkamah) and the Union of Arab Banks (UAB) today announced the launch of the 2009 Hawkamah-UAB Bank Corporate Governance Award, the leading regional award that recognizes banks that have demonstrated...
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Global Financial Crisis has brought on increasing transparency and disclosure among GCC corporates
Monday April 13th, 2009
NASDAQ-Dubai listed firms lead in transparency rankings under BASIC methodology developed by The National Investor and in partnership with Hawkamah In the current environment of global credit freeze and at a time when listed firms in the Gulf have been struggling to attract capital, GCC...
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Hawkamah and Mudara IOD to speak at Ethics Gulf 2009 Conference
Friday April 10th, 2009
Senior officials of the “Hawkamah” Institute for Corporate Governance and the “MUDARA” Institute of Directors will speak at ETHICS GULF 2009: Ethics, Governance & Corporate Compliance Gulf Summit to be held from 27 - 29 April 2009 at Shangri-la Hotel, Dubai. Nick Nadal, Director of...
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Hawkamah Assists Qatar Financial Markets Authority in Developing a Code of Corporate Governance
Saturday April 4th, 2009
The Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance has worked with the Qatar Financial Markets Authority (QFMA) in developing a Code of Corporate Governance for listed and public companies in Qatar. The Code defines core corporate governance principles and best practices for joint stock companies listed in...
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Policy Brief on Corporate Governance in the MENA region's Insurance Industry Released by AFIRC and Hawkamah
Sunday March 22nd, 2009
Authors hope the Policy Brief will support the development of good Corporate Governance for the insurance industry in the MENA region The Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance (Hawkamah) and the Arab Forum of Insurance Regulatory Commissions (AFIRC) today announced the release of the Policy Brief...
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Private Equity & Venture Capital Market in the Middle East - GVCA Third Annual Report Launch
Monday March 16th, 2009
Of the $19.6 billion raised since 2000, $11 billion remains available for acquisitions Middle East private equity fund managers raised a record $6.4 billion in 2008, up more than 10% over 2007 and more than double the amount raised in 2005, according to Gulf Venture...
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Testimonials

  • ‘’There was no doubt that once we communicate with Hawkamah for a workshop, we were sure that we will achieve our goals and get an added value. And thats what happened; we got a lot of positive feedback from participants which confirms the success of the company secretary 2 days workshop which took place in Manama – Bahrain as well as the fruitful feedback on the knowledgeable and insightful trainers and experts. We would be more than happy to have such cooperations in the future since we consider Hawkamah our patterner in success’’

    Faisal Al-Modlij - GM, Corporate Affairs and Governance - Sipchem KSA

  • "We extend our thanks and appreciation to Hawkamah institute for its cooperation and the effectiveness of the Director Development Program"

    Saeed Al Kaabi - Abu Dhabi Monitoring and Controlling Centre(ADMCC)

  • "The Director Development Program was very rich in useful information and added a lot to us, and the trainers’ experience, skills and capabilities had positive impact on delivering the information to us in a direct and clear manner"

    Hamad Al - Tamimi - Osool Asset Management

  • The corporate Governance in all type of entities adds morality and ensures implementation of the best practices to fulfill the responsibilities of those entities and to ensure the rights of all parties involved, especially those who have no authority to participate in the decision-making cycle.

    Hawkamah institute contributed to enrich the knowledge of these responsibilities and the role of governance for the success of institutional work in accordance with principles that establish values and ethics.

    Ajman Municipality

  • '‘Excellent, well delivered, informative program presented by well-seasoned trainers. The training program has helped transform and empower the Board’s vision and focus our minds on the relevant issues at hand. We sincerely thank you for the training sessions which helped broaden our perspective and decision making processes. We strongly recommend this training to elevate directors to the next level".

    Bank of Maldives

  • "I would like to thank Hawkamah for the ESG Reporting training , I found the two days ESG Reporting training very informative and helpful and I have definitely received some tools that I will use in my work"

    Rania Zaatari - Head of Makassed Communal Healthcare Bureau

  • "The DDP provides a solid foundation of corporate governance for existing and aspiring directors."

    David Haglund - Senior Executive Director and Portfolio Manager of the Templeton Frontier and MENA Market strategies

  • “Thank you so much for sharing such insightful webinar. It was great and valuable to all participate”

    Shady Rashed - Senior Economic Researcher at The Ministry of International Cooperation of Egypt

  • “Good session and very well organized on the webinar about How to buffer and lessen the impact of the novel Covid – 19, to maintain business sustainability with Hawkamah - AUB / Makhzoumi” 

    Bilal Hamade - Executive Advisor

  • "One of the best webinars I attended. Well done OSB Makhzoumi and Hawkamah”

    Fida Kanaan – Director – Executive education  OSB AUB

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