Building Collaboration Arab Entrepreneur Partnership Forum. April 2-3, 2011. Normally I would have spoken about:. Horizontal and vertical integration Networking Innovation and best practice Arab complementarities Competitiveness and regional clusters
April 2-3, 2011
According to Sen, there are populations today that live in a state of 'unfreedom', unable to realize their capabilities.
Poverty is “a deprivation of basic capabilities, rather than merely low income"
Ranking of democracy
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Ranking of corruption
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Ranking of press freedoms
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Freedom of Speech
Arab countries resorted to intergovernmental approaches to integration due to reluctance of Arab leaders to transfer sovereignty to supranational bodies