Sky News Arabia: Young Arabs deem unemployment, extremism biggest challenges to region — survey

Optimism has plunged among young Arabs across much of the region with a widening divide over hopes for the future between those living in the wealthy Gulf states and those living elsewhere, according to a survey.   In its 9th Annual Arab Youth Survey released recently, the ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller has found that young Arabs view unemployment and extremism as the biggest problems holding their regions back with half of those surveyed saying their countries are headed in the right direction, a big decrease from the situation just one year ago, when 64 per cent said they thought their country was going in the right direction.  The Arab Youth Survey gathers information from youth around the region, asking them questions covering a number of intriguing topics, such as the future of their countries, key obstacles to prosperity around the Middle East, world allies, communication methods, and Arabic language use compared to English.  The UAE has once again topped the world’s countries most young Arabs wish to live in, according to a recent international survey, according to ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey 2017.  Sky News Arabia TV Channel has interviewed Sunil John, Founder and CEO of ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller, and talked with him about the report.

Publication: Sky News Arabia | Media Type: TV | Country: United Arab Emirates

Al Arabiya TV: Arab youths split over regional issues, survey indicates

Findings from the ninth annual ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey reveal optimism has dropped among young Arabs across much of the region, and indicates a widening divide over hopes for the future between those living in the wealthy GCC states and those living elsewhere. The survey highlights a growing polarisation of views, inspiring its main theme, “The Middle East – a region divided”.  Just over half of those surveyed (52 per cent) said their country is headed in the right direction – a substantial decrease from just one year ago, when almost two-thirds (64 per cent) said they thought their country was going in the right direction. The UAE has once again topped the world’s countries most young Arabs wish to live in, according to a recent international survey, according to ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey 2017.

Publication: Al Arabiya TV | Media Type: TV | Country: United Arab Emirates

Al Arabiya TV: UAE tops Arab youth’s favourite countries

The UAE has once again topped the world’s countries most young Arabs wish to live in, according to a recent international survey.  With a significant increase in the nation’s popularity compared to previous years, the findings of the ninth annual ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey 2017, have kept the UAE for the sixth year on a row at the pinnacle of choices for young Arabs to live in. Al Arabiya TV Channel has interviewed Sameh Hamtini, Director General of  Asda’a Burson-Marsteller, and talked with him about this issue.

Publication: Al Arabiya TV | Media Type: TV | Country: United Arab Emirates

Fujairah TV: Arab youth survey panel discussion

Top findings of the ninth annual ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey 2017 were revealed today. Following the unveiling of the top 10 findings of the largest independent study into the region’s youth, an expert panel discussed the findings. The panel included Sheikha Hanadi bint Nasser Al Thani, founder and chairperson of Amwal; Mohamed Alabbar, founder chairman of Emaar Properties; and Fadi Ghandour.

Publication: Fujairah TV | Media Type: TV | Country: United Arab Emirates

Emarat TV: UAE tops Arab youth’s favourite countries

The UAE has once again topped the world’s countries most young Arabs wish to live in, according to a recent international survey.  With a significant increase in the nation’s popularity compared to previous years, the findings of the ninth annual ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey 2017, have kept the UAE for the sixth year on a row at the pinnacle of choices for young Arabs to live in, with 35 percent of young Arabs surveyed, citing the UAE as their first and foremost preference, a significant increase of 13 percent points over last year.  In another credit to the much-coveted living standard of the country, the UAE again topped other world nations when 36 percent of young Arabs said the UAE is their model country, when asked about which state they would like their country to emulate, compared to 23 percent last year.

Publication: Emarat TV | Media Type: TV | Country: United Arab Emirates