On World Refugee Day, June 20, SAP honors the plights as well as the successes of refugees as they rebuild their lives with courage and perseverance.
Meeting officials from Iraq’s brand-new technocrat-dominated government is no small accomplishment, but Batoul Husseini managed it with aplomb and a dash of creativity.
“The Digital Skills for Today initiative directly improves quality of life for beneficiaries by providing in-demand skills for the 21st-century job market in and around conflict zones," says Batoul Husseini, director of Corporate Social Responsibility for Middle East and North Africa (MENA) at SAP.
عدد من الشباب واللاجئين الذين خضعوا مدة 4 أشهر لدورات في البرمجة
"Refugee Code Week cherche avant tout à faciliter l’intégration des réfugiés dans leur pays de destination. Leur formation professionnelle jouera pour cela un rôle déterminant. Dans la plupart des cas, nous leur faisons découvrir que le code est quelque chose d’accessible, et chez certains, une vocation va naître." Alexandra Darras, bénévole SAP en charge de l’organisation de Refugee Code Week en France, nous en dit plus sur l'impact et le fonctionnement de l'initiative.
"I know from first-hand experience what it means to be displaced. Displaced from everything - your family, your routine, your possessions, your basic amenities. Everything. While I experienced a fraction of what some refugees go through today, nevertheless, it was devastating for my parents and terribly hard for me as a child." #HigherPurpose: Gergi Abboud, Managing Director, Gulf, North Africa, Levant and Pakistan at SAP, tells us more about his own story and views on how we can solve real world problems with skilled volunteering.
23 October 2017
Deputizing for Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah, Minister of Information and Communication Technology Majd Shweikeh announced today the successful conclusion of Refugee Code Week 2017. Throughout the week, more than 15,000 Syrian refugees and Jordanian youth learned coding skills, preparing them to enter the global workforce and drive the digital economy.
04 February 2017
BRENDAN SMITH, who has through his Outreach projects at the university since 2004 worked with asylum seekers in Ireland, was seconded from the Insight Centre for Data Analytics at NUI Galway to become a master instructor in RCW as well as in a sister programme, namely the highly successful Africa Code Week that has been operating since June 2015. Here is his story.
03 November 2016
10,000 young refugees across the Middle East took part in this training course. One venue was the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. DW reporters went there to find out what challenges they face and what prospects education might open up for them.
30 October 2016
Millionen von Flüchtlingen leben seit Jahren unter kritischen Umständen in Lagern, etwa in Jordanien oder im Libanon. Warum Programmierkurse vielen von ihnen helfen könnten.
24 October 2016
CAJ News Africa
Refugees in North Africa are among thousands benefiting from an initiative aimed at driving digital literacy among disadvantaged communities in the continent.
Başakşehir Belediyesi Living Lab'da, İstanbul'da yaşayan mülteci öğrenciler için kodlama çalıştayı düzenlendi.
21 October 2016
Al Jazeera English
Refugee Code Week aims to train more than 10,000 people across the Middle East in much-needed IT skills.
19 September 2016
The White House Briefing Room
In response to the President’s Call to Action, the following companies have put forward commitments to address the global refugee crisis.
Alicia Lenze, Head of Global Corporate Social Responsibility at SAP, tells us how governments, citizens, non-profits and the private sector have a role to play in responding to the refugee crisis.
SAP teams up with the UNHCR to provide coding courses for refugees in October. SAP employees are currently training teachers throughout the Middle East.
More than 1,000 refugees residing in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey will be receiving coding training for one week, as a newly launched initiative aims to support them so they can become active contributors to these countries’ economies.
Digital organizations teaching computer skills to refugee women want to expand in Turkey.