The honorary doctorate will be awarded to Mohammad Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister for Cabinet Affairs of the UAE and Chairman of the Executive Office of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
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Dubai: ESCP European Business School, the longest established business school in the world with equally accredited locations in Paris, London, Berlin, Madrid, Turin and Warsaw, has Mohammad Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister for Cabinet Affairs of the United Arab Emirates and Chairman of the Executive Office of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, honorary doctorate for government management and future strategies.

The honorary doctorate was awarded in recognition of his role in developing government management methods and improving their world-class implementation by promoting the performance of government agencies and services, as well as his unabashed commitment to governance best practice and due process.

The award also recognized his major initiatives to improve the efficiency of public administration and government rendition; Introducing the world to an Emirati model of government excellence and sharing this successful model with the international community as an example that will benefit many countries in the Middle East and beyond through quality strategic partnerships aimed at improving governance and experience and Exchange the acquired expertise in the field of governance, public administration and efficient government rendition.

The doctorate also recognized his contribution to the foresight of future strategies by strengthening forward-looking mechanisms, monitoring government development strategies and anchoring the competitiveness of the UAE in several international indices to measure the efficiency of government work.

ESCP Business School is a European business school with locations in Paris, Berlin, London, Madrid, Turin and Warsaw. It is regularly one of the best business schools in the world. In France, ESCP is one of the most prestigious and selective Grandes écoles (the French equivalent of the US Ivy League)

In the two centuries of the school’s existence, it has only awarded honorary doctorates 17 times, typically to national figures. The international college ESCP today maintains over 140 academic alliances in 47 countries and is proud of its alumni club, which includes over 68,000 alumni in around 150 countries. The college offers 46 academic programs in the PhD and higher education programs and its campus is spread across six European cities.