Saw this interesting full page advertisement describing one of the largest charitable donations in history in today's Times. Sounds like a laudable goal... We know what a learning organisation looks like - but what about a learning Kingdom?
10 Billion Dollars
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum announced the establishment of his foundation with an endowment of 10 billion dollars, focusing on human development in the region. The foundation will facilitate and promote knowledge creation and dissemination, and will nurture future leaders, providing them with equal opportunities with the aim of building a knowledge-based society.
Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation
More background from bbc.co.uk here