Misk, Mohammed bin Rashid Knowledge Foundation Sign Partnership Agreement

Aspects of cooperation include launching empowering initiatives and training 300 young men and women in various skills. SPA
Aspects of cooperation include launching empowering initiatives and training 300 young men and women in various skills. SPA
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Misk, Mohammed bin Rashid Knowledge Foundation Sign Partnership Agreement

Aspects of cooperation include launching empowering initiatives and training 300 young men and women in various skills. SPA
Aspects of cooperation include launching empowering initiatives and training 300 young men and women in various skills. SPA

Saudi Arabia’s Prince Mohammed bin Salman Foundation (Misk) signed a partnership agreement with the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation on the sidelines of the Misk Global Forum organized by Misk on the Al-Bujairi hill in the historic district of Diriyah under the slogan “Think and Impact.”

Forum participants included leaders, thinkers, innovators, and creators from around the world.

The Misk Foundation was represented by Executive Vice President Eng. Omar Najjar, and the Mohammed Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation was represented by Executive Director Jamal bin Juwaireb.

The agreement aims to strengthen the strategic partnership, integrate efforts to serve beneficiaries, and create a positive and constructive impact to empower young men and women in various key fields.

Aspects of cooperation include launching empowering initiatives and training 300 young men and women in various skills through training materials developed in cooperation with Coursera and the United Nations Development Program. It also includes empowering beneficiaries by providing programs that enhance the cognitive potential of Arab youth.



Disneyland Workers Authorize Potential Strike ahead of Continued Contract Negotiations

The Sleeping Beauty Castle is pictured at dusk at Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California, US, July 24, 2021. Picture taken July 24, 2021. (Reuters)
The Sleeping Beauty Castle is pictured at dusk at Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California, US, July 24, 2021. Picture taken July 24, 2021. (Reuters)
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Disneyland Workers Authorize Potential Strike ahead of Continued Contract Negotiations

The Sleeping Beauty Castle is pictured at dusk at Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California, US, July 24, 2021. Picture taken July 24, 2021. (Reuters)
The Sleeping Beauty Castle is pictured at dusk at Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California, US, July 24, 2021. Picture taken July 24, 2021. (Reuters)

Thousands of workers at Disney's theme park and resort properties in California voted late Friday to authorize a potential strike, as contract negotiations drag on.

The strike authorization was approved by an overwhelming margin, nearly 99% of the members who cast votes according to a union statement.

The election was held by a coalition of four unions, which represents 14,000 Disney ride operators, store clerks, custodians, candy makers, ticket takers, parking attendants and other employees.

Union leaders will now have the option to call a strike in the event that they are unable to negotiate a new contract deal with Disney.

from both sides return to the bargaining table starting Monday.

Union members have been in talks with Disney over wage increases, safety measures, attendance policies and other benefits since April.