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Oxford graduates argue for a multi-tiered approach to achieving a successful labour migration policy in the UAE

Most GCC  countries depend on millions of foreign workers to keep their economies moving. Their presence is often the cause of debate, and sometimes controversy. In this op-ed for oxgaps.org, Oxford graduates Froilan T Malit Jr and Ali al Youha argue for a four-tier approach in dealing … Continue reading

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Two Oxford post-graduates discuss labour migration in the UAE – the challenges and responses.

The GCC region is the most popular destination for temporary labour migrants of any world region, and flows have continued to increase over the past three decades. In a recent article on the website of the Washington based Migration Policy Institute, … Continue reading

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Football helps process of state-building in UAE

source: http://www.links-dar.org The National football team of the United Arab Emirates have won this year’s Gulf Cup. An elated nation cheered their team on to victory. In this op-ed Dennis Sammut discusses why football is helping the process of state … Continue reading

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Dubai thinks, big, big and bigger

OxGAPS Dennis Sammut is in Dubai often, and never fails to be amazed by the shameless boldness with which the city takes on ambitious projects which have turned it in five decades from a small village into a dynamic metropolis. In this … Continue reading

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