GETEX 2024 (Syllabus: GS Paper 2 – IR)

News-CRUX-10     27th April 2024        
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Context: India has made a strong impression at the Global Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX) 2024, currently underway at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

Global Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX) 2024

  • About: GETEX is the foremost student recruitment event in the MENA region, facilitating connections between education providers and potential students.
  • Participants: The event is expected to draw over 35,000 local and expatriate students, showcasing its significant regional influence.
  • Educational Offerings: GETEX offers a platform to explore programs from various institutions, spanning diplomas, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and professional development courses.
  • Experience: Attendees can benefit from seminars and career advice sessions hosted by experts, enhancing their understanding of educational and career pathways.
  • Career Opportunity: GETEX provides a valuable opportunity for visitors to delve into different educational options and chart their future career trajectories.

Middle East and North Africa  Region (MENA) 

  • About: MENA stands for the Middle East and North Africa region, encompassing approximately 19 to 27 countries as there is no standardized definition.
  • Also referred as: West Asia and North Africa (WANA) or South West Asia and North Africa (SWANA).
  • Resource Reserves: OPEC data reveals that the MENA region holds over 50% of the world's oil reserves and 40% of its natural gas reserves.
  • Countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Palestine, and Yemen.