duration/ Ramallah: Specialists and speakers who participated in a scientific and professional conference recommended the need to adopt Palestinian universities to strengthen the skills of students and graduates in the English language and the field of self-marketing and communication skills due to the need for market free labor to them, by adding courses to the study plan or designing special programs for them such as higher diploma programs Adding courses that cover telework skills and technical skills required by the global market, and not limited to the local market.
The participants also recommended in a statement,tall For the media, a copy thereof, to the need to intensify efforts to establish a joint program and a communication channel between information technology incubators and private sector companies in the Gaza Strip to communicate with each other and network with external parties to long or short work contracts and remote jobs that will reduce unemployment. Development of laws and legislation to serve and protect remote workers.
These and other recommendations came during the second remote professional conference “Challenges and Successes”, organized by the Engineering Syndicate – Khan Yunis Branch – in collaboration with the Association for Culture and Free Thought, at the union’s headquarters in Khan Yunis- governor, in the presence of the mayor of Khan Yunis, dr. Alaa El-Din El-Battah, and the vice captain of engineers, ing. Ayman El-Hour, and Eng. Bashir Wadi, Treasurer of the Society for Culture and Free Thought, Dr. Jihad Samaan, Captain of Engineers, Khan Younis Branch, M. Mahmoud Al-Najjar, Chairman of the Preparatory Committee, and representatives of government ministries and electronic incubators, with the participation of a number of experts and specialists working remotely.
The conference was organized by dr. Jihad Semaan, the captain of the Engineering Syndicate, opened with a speech in which he welcomed the participants and praised their participation and cooperation, emphasizing the importance of remote work in light of the lack of local job opportunities for new people. graduates, as well as the challenges and intense competition between scientific and humanitarian disciplines in this field, noting that the blockade in the Gaza Strip has contributed to the promotion and acceptance of the vision of remote work by all, whether official or non-official institutions , for his role in solving the problem of unemployment and poverty and creating sustainable development.
M. Bashir Wadi, representing the Society for Culture and Free Thought, in his speech urged the need to spread awareness of “remote work” for its important role in reducing poverty and unemployment rates in society and to create a achieve sustainable development process. that the industrial and developed countries depend for their progress and reaching comprehensive levels of development on investment.
The conference participants emphasized the need to encourage institutions and technology incubators to train and follow up those who want to work in this field, and to adapt skills to the required needs, and for official institutions to provide facilities for intermediary institutions to develop their technology.
The working papers and interventions at the conference dealt with the obstacles facing “working towards” in the Gaza Strip, including the occupation policies that hinder the development of the infrastructure of the technological sector, either by not bringing in equipment and supplies set or by controlling Palestinian frequency, and the loophole in Palestinian law that protects the local worker who contracts with foreign companies. Among the problems are also financial transfers, restrictions and measures of a security and political nature, the high cost bill due to the permanent electricity cuts, the stereotypical image of Palestine in the international community that makes it difficult to market remote work, and the weakness of the Palestinian culture in dealing with the foreign customer, as well as the weakness of the English language among Palestinian graduates, which hinders their competition in the international market.
The conference included three main sessions, the first session, which was titled “Remote work between reality and aspiration” and was moderated by M. Mohamed Zorob, who dealt with four research papers, starting with an introductory introduction to remote work and his fields presented by M. Amal Qanan, and the second presented by prof. Mohamed Shamaa from the Business and Technology Incubator (BTI) was treated, the requirements for remote work, and the third, prepared by dr. Muhammad Barbakh from the Ministry of Economy, discussed “the need of the individual and society to work remotely and the extent of its contribution to the support of the national economy”, and the session ended with the scientific article “Promotion of remote work and curbing unemployment.” It was presented by M. Ahmed Al -Nabris from the Ministry of Labour.
The second session was entitled “The reality of remote work in the Gaza Strip” and was moderated by Mr. Maher Daoud, and it includes three working papers that discussed the first paper presented by Ing. Shaqliah facilitated the obstacles to remote work, while the second paper presented by M. Shadi Haniyeh of public education, excellent Agha of higher education, the reality of education in Gaza and its support for remote work, and the second session concluded with ‘ an intervention by lt.col. Hussein Abu Saada of the Department of Cybercrime in the investigation, on the role of security authorities in cases of fraud and fraud and the privacy of independents.
While the third session was titled “Technology Incubators and their Role in Improving Remote Work” and moderated by M. Ibrahim Al-Raqab, which included five working papers, the first dealing with the experience of the Leadership and Development Incubator at the Engineering Syndicate and presented by M. Heba Akram, while M. Muhammad Al-Afifi, the experience of the technological incubator of the University College of Applied Sciences (UCASTI), and Ing. Basil Kandil presented the experience of the Business and Technology Incubator (BTI), and the fourth intervention came to the experience of the Zajil Incubator of the Society for Culture and Free Thought, presented by Mr. Abdullah Al-Sayed, and the third session concluded with the Upright program experience. In remote work it was presented by M. Halima Abdel Aziz.
The conference activities were concluded by reading the recommendations and honoring the participants and members of the preparatory committee.