UAE jumps six places in Global Knowledge Index


UAE jumps six places in Global Knowledge Index

The UAE has ranked 19 out of 134 countries in the Global Knowledge Index.

The emirates has risen six places - up from 25th last year. 

The country placed second in the economy sector due to the focus on technology and innovation, with experts commenting that a greater emphasis on environmental issues could see the UAE enter the top 10.

The Global Knowledge Index, which was created by the United Nations Development programme, was launched in 2017.

Switzerland topped this year's list, followed by Finland, Sweden, US and Luxemburg.