The Emergence of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Arab World

At a time of great reshaping, optimism and hope in the Arab world, entrepreneurs, especially the youth, have found new avenues in leading innovation. Large-scale transformations in some countries, combined with social dynamism particularly among the youth, have clearly put the employment challenge on the top of the regional agenda, with entrepreneurship being a key imperative. The UAE and other countries in the region are at the forefront of the global entrepreneurship movement. Hundreds of initiatives are being launched in the Arab World to drive and encourage innovation and the spirit of enterprise amongst Arab Youth.