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Islamic conference on endowments to be held in mid-Oct. in Makkah conference on endowments to be held in mid-Oct. in Makkah <p>​</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong class="ms-rteForeColor-6">Islamic conference on endowments to be held in mid-Oct. in Makkah</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><p>In the strategic partnership of the General Authority of Endowment, the three-day Islamic Conference of Endowments will be launched in Makkah region from 18 to 20 October under the title of 'Endow for Non-stoppable Reward'.</p><p> </p><p>A number of endowment ministers from Islamic countries are expected to attend and take part in the conference as a number of sessions are delivered by high-ranking speakers who are recognized by the Islamic world.</p><p> </p><p>The conference aims to be a platform to discuss the role of endowments at the Islamic level, highlight their role in carrying out the economic and social development and activating integrated systems to increase sources of endowments. </p><p> </p><p>The gathering is in a bid to enhance development contributions that endowments yield to serve the Saudi Vision 2030, besides suggest practical and scientific solutions to challenges arising in the nonprofit sector.</p><p> </p><p>It strives to lay out related projects and initiatives that can be executable, exchange expertise among think tanks, increase awareness of regulations and develop the legislative and organizational environment for giving away legacies, inheritance and donations for charitable purposes.</p><p> </p><p>In the meantime, the conference is in the line with the Saudi Vision 2030 that has paid undivided attention for the role of endowment projects and their social impact on the third sector.</p><p> </p><p>The endowment conference is organized by the private sector in cooperation with the endowment committee of the Makkah CCI and the general Authority of Endowment, which Minister of Labor and Social Development Dr. Mufrej Al-Haqbani is currently chairing its board of directors.</p><p> </p><p>As the agenda set, the first day of the conference will address endowment and development aspects as per the Saudi vision and the role of the authority in achieving the vision, citing Makkah endowments as global projects that carry a special message.  </p><p> </p><p>On the second day of the conference, the participants will shed light on endowment and scientific development as well as funded initiatives that embrace talents in the Kingdom, exploring the role of using giveaways and donations in developing and spreading education and e-learning.</p><p> </p><p>They would also explore the impact of jurisdiction and legislation on increasing endowments alongside the social influence of growth among the society, in addition to addressing the role of donating premises to set up and operate health institutions, spreading the corporate social responsibility and the culture of endowment in the mass media.</p><p> </p><p>Additionally, the third day would measure the effect of the endowment work and review the future vision of endowments in serving pilgrims and those who perform Umrah along with giving them access to endowed health and water facilities. </p><p> </p><p>During the last day of the conference, the participants and endowment ministers will talk of financing formulas to run endowment projects through joint funds among stakeholder, as well as pin point the most effective projects that leave great impact on the economic performance.</p><p> </p><p>They will lay out financial instruments in the light of exploring the Islamic Bank's experience to fund such projects as well as international paradigms in the field of endowments as the conference will receive senior officials and ministers from Turkey, Kuwait, Sudan, Malaysia and Jordan.</p><p style="text-align:right;"> </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p> </p>{93b24c9d-5277-4bac-945e-d858d8f96a9c}1319
Ministry inks draft agreement to govern NGO in Unaizah inks draft agreement to govern NGO in Unaizah<p>​</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong class="ms-rteForeColor-6">Ministry inks draft agreement to govern NGO in Unaizah</strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>The Ministry of Labor and Social Development Fund inked a draft agreement last Monday to develop and govern the administrative and financial environment of the non-governmental organizations, which took place at the MLSD-affiliated Center in Unaizah in the Al-Qassim Province.</p><p> </p><p>The draft agreement aims to develop assessment process at these centers, train field research officers and govern the NGOs to be examined in terms of transparency and accountability. </p><p> </p><p>Meanwhile, it is expected that the ministry will carry out the governance of NGOs and charitable foundations in the next few weeks.</p><p> </p><p>The ministry will launch a training program that targets field research officials in various regions and hold several meetings to increase awareness of those in charge of running the organizations.</p><p> </p><p>Previously, the ministry announced that it will soon implement the newly-formed classification system for the NGOs to regulate the third sector as it makes the assessment data available to the public in order to take part in questioning and monitoring their activities.</p><p> </p><p>The new system would motivate the nonprofit organizations to apply the best practices as resources will be reallocated and redistributed in the voluntary sector according to competency and efficiency merits.</p><p> </p><p> </p>{93b24c9d-5277-4bac-945e-d858d8f96a9c}1320
Al-Haqbani patronizes JHRF in Oct. 30 patronizes JHRF in Oct. 30<p>​</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong class="ms-rteForeColor-6">Al-Haqbani patronizes JHRF in Oct. 30</strong></p><p> </p><p>HE Minister of Labor and Social Development Dr. Mufrej Al-Haqbani, chairman of the board of directors of the HADAF, will patronize the 8th edition of the Jeddah Human Resources Forum under the emblem of 'Partnership for an Effective Transformation', taking place at the Jeddah Hilton Hotel from October 30 to November 2, 2016.</p><p> </p><p>With the strategic partnership of the ministry and the Human Resources Development Fund (HADAF), the forum is expected to address their initiatives aiming to prepare the labor market to adapt the NTP 2020, in addition to exploring the role of governmental agencies in regulating the market as per the plan.</p><p> </p><p>The three-day event would shed light on empowering national talents and the partnership between private sectors and non-profit organizations' role to actively participate in achieving the Saudi plan.</p><p> </p><p>The participants will have the chance to review the HR Role in Institutional Transformation Strategies, as well as the Local and international experiences in preparation and implementation of transition programs.</p><p> </p><p>During the forum, high-ranking officials will represent a number of HADAF-funded programs, initiatives and projects that seek to develop and train the national workforce in the light of ongoing and fast-paced updates facing the labor market.</p><p> </p><p>The JHRF is considered as one of the largest human resource forums in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that attracts around 700 leaders from the public and private sectors and 22 speakers who conduct over 8 workshops.</p><p> </p><p>In the meantime, the forum is organized by the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the AME (Dr. Eihab Hasan Abu Rokbah). </p><p> </p><p>For registry, please visit <a href=""></a>. You can also review the agenda and a list of speakers on the website.  </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>{93b24c9d-5277-4bac-945e-d858d8f96a9c}1321
7 entities conduct activities in various regions to celebrate the international day of older persons with senior citizens: ministry says entities conduct activities in various regions to celebrate the international day of older persons with senior citizens: ministry says<p>​</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong class="ms-rteForeColor-6">7 entities conduct activities in various regions to celebrate the international day of older persons with senior citizens: ministry says </strong></p><p> </p><p>A group of ministries have organized various activities for senior citizens living in the nursing homes in some parts of the Kingdom to celebrate the International Day of Older Persons, which is annually held on October 1<sup>st</sup>.</p><p> </p><p>The Ministry of Labor and Social Development in cooperation with the Ministries of Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Da`wah, and Guidance, Health, Education, Culture and Information and Communication and IT alongside  the General Authority of Sports took part in the recognition of the day across cities and towns.</p><p> </p><p>As activities taking place at several public and government facilities, a number of universities, schools, educational institutes, hospitals, medical centers, public places, parks, sport clubs, shopping centers, charitably societies and civil society institutions have joined hands with the government entities to shed light on the occasion.</p><p> </p><p>The MLSD-affiliated entities conducted a number of programs where students and Sharia advocates visited the elders at the retirement homes and received pamphlets to increase awareness of individuals to highly regard this category.  </p><p> </p><p>Moreover, several masjids delivered the Friday sermons to urge the congregation to respect and cherish their parents as well as looking up to them and taking care of them, in particular senior citizens.</p><p> </p><p>Meanwhile, Saudi citizens and residents appearing at various public places including public libraries and stadiums had the chance to listen to lectures and attend seminars on how to care for the old people and activate social programs that encourage visits to them.</p><p> </p><p>As part of the campaign, a bundle of awareness text messages were sent to their mobile phones, urging them to treat senior citizens well.</p><p> </p><p>As observing the day, the labor and social development ministry aims to instill good values in the young people to respect the old people according to the Islamic teachings, as well as highlight the seniors' efforts that have contributed to the national development and their ability to continue their giving to the country.</p><p> </p><p>The ministry is seeking hard to educate seniors about services provided to them and local and intentional efforts to serve them, encouraging government institutions, families and members of the society to provide suitable environment that ensures the health and care of the elders.</p><p> </p><p>According the ministry, health services and various social programs have reached more than 32,000 older persons who live outside the nursing homes, and these offered services include visits to the homes of older people to provide them assistive devices.</p><p> </p><p>Additionally, enormous social programs are being provided by more than 37 social development centers, 489 private development committees, 37 Dewaniya (reception halls), 782 charitable organizations and 10 nursing homes. </p><p> </p><p>The ministry said that more than 99,000 adults with disabilities have benefited from health and care services including welfare security assistance, medical devices, car loan program, discount vouchers, visas for recruiting domestic helpers and special parking space. </p><p> </p><p>The ministry has allocated 3 out of 12 shelter houses for women that are located in rural areas and cities aimed to take care of senior citizens who could not live with their families die to their social conditions as qualified medical staff provides rehabilitation services and treatment to around 404 male inmates and 255 females.</p><p> </p><p> </p>{93b24c9d-5277-4bac-945e-d858d8f96a9c}1318
Director-general of MLSD oversees activities at some Makkah charities of MLSD oversees activities at some Makkah charities<p>​</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong class="ms-rteForeColor-6">Director-general of MLSD oversees activities at some Makkah charities </strong></p><p> </p><p>Abdullah Al-Olayan, director general of the Ministry of Labor and Social Development's office branch in Makkah region visited several charitable organizations including the Preserving Blessing Charity (Hifz), the Friends Association Charitable Society (Asdiqa) and the Handcraft Charity (Hrafia) to review their charity work and oversee their performance.</p><p> </p><p>Al-Olayan said the ministry continues supporting charities' activities through combining efforts among the ministry and all entities of the third sector, extending his thanks to the staff that is in charge of running such premises for their unswerving endeavor to provide services to families and other target groups.</p><p> </p><p>According to the Hifz website, the charity is founded on benefiting from the excessive stuff that people leave behind including food, medicine, clothes and furniture in order to preserve these blessings and spread awareness of not wasting them among member of the society. </p><p> </p><p>The Hifz Charity aims to repackage leftovers to the deserved targets and build the voluntary community, helping turn the poor and needy people to productive members to combat poverty and social deprivation as well as improve standards of living and providing medical services for those in dire need.  </p><p> </p><p>Additionally, the Preserving Blessing Charity is seeking to offer aid including donations and other assistance as the number of the families benefiting from such services reached around 35,000, out of which 10,700 are children (ages below 5) and 13,000 women.</p><p> </p><p>Meanwhile, the Asdiqa strives to act as a pioneer researching house for the voluntary sector through adopting the comprehensive quality system and developing the sector so as to install the charity work and give volunteers access to information, books, references and searches. </p><p> </p><p>Moreover, the Friends Association is currently attempting to build and operate electronic databases and conduct studies to come up with recommendations and design policies that support and motivate volunteers at the NGOs.</p><p> </p><p>The association also takes care of children, widows, their sons and daughters and those of similar categories, as well as runs and maintains endowments and graveyards. </p><p> </p><p>On the other hand, the Handcraft Charity (Hrafia) is the first organization in the Kingdom to mainly target vocational trainers and directly link them with business or job opportunities when they finish apprenticeship programs.</p><p> </p><p>According to the goals of the Hrafia, a wide range of training and rehabilitation programs in the field of handcraft mastering are provided at the charity, aiming to turn trainers into high-skilled professionals and empower their capabilities to have decent life.</p><p> </p><p>The Handcraft Charity also aspires to provide vocational training to Saudi nationals to reduce unemployment rate and curb poverty as well as enable them to trade their products and attract customers.</p><p> </p><p>As per the Hrafia's objectives, the program is to help these people achieve self-subsistence and change the perception of the society toward handcraft business as the charity organized 14 handcraft fairs and conducted 13 programs.</p><p> </p><p>A total of 34 programs are being implemented in the support of handcraft work, whereas the number of individuals who graduated from the training program stood at 129.</p><p> </p>{93b24c9d-5277-4bac-945e-d858d8f96a9c}1317

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