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UAE welcomes progress made by international community in combating conflict-related sexual violence

Posted on 18/04/2015: 161 views.

NEW YORK: On Wednesday, 15 April, Ambassador Lana Zaki Nusseibeh, Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations, participated in the open debate held by the Security Council on the occasion of the release of the UN Secretary General's Annual Report on Conflict-related Sexual Violence for the year 2015. In her speech, Ambassador Nusseibeh commended the extraordinary efforts made by the Secretary-General and Mrs. Zainab Bangura, the Special Representative of the ...  Read More


WiSER Convenes in New York to discuss critical role of gender diversity, women as drivers of global innovation in energy, sustainability

Posted on 18/04/2015: 128 views.

NEW YORK: The role of women and the importance of gender diversity as a catalyst for innovation was discussed in New York, April 15, during a panel convened by Women in Sustainability, Environment and Renewable Energy (WiSER). A side-line event during the Bloomberg Future of Energy Summit, the ...  Read More

Mayor of Daegu visits UAE pavilion at WWF

Posted on 18/04/2015: 148 views.

DAEGU, GYEONGSANG, South Korea: Kwon Young-jin, Mayor of the South Korean city of Daegu, visited the UAE pavilion at the seventh World Water Forum, (WFF) which is being hosted in the city between 12-17 April He was briefed on the UAE's projects and plans in the sectors of energy, water and ...  Read More

UAE's Emirates Airline signs historic US$9.2b order with Rolls-Royce for A380 engines, largest-ever deal for UK-based company

Posted on 18/04/2015: 126 views.

The UAE's Emirates Airline, a global enabler of business and trade, has announced an historic US$9.2 billion deal with Rolls-Royce for Trent 900 engines and a long-term TotalCare package. The engines will be used to power 50 Airbus A380s ordered at the Dubai Air Show in 2013, which will begin ...  Read More

Shurooq completes three-day delegation to London to bolster investment relations with UK

Posted on 18/04/2015: 126 views.

The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) successfully concluded a three-day delegation to London, United Kingdom, as part of its strategy to strengthen ties and step up bilateral investment between the Emirate of Sharjah and the UK. Shurooq's delegation was headed by Sheikha ...  Read More

From film to fashion, Dubai bids to be creative capital for Arab world

Posted on 18/04/2015: 107 views.

Move over, Cairo, Beirut and Casablanca. Dubai is launching a drive to become one of the Arab world's top centres for art, design, film and fashion — areas that have traditionally been dominated by old Arab cities outside the Gulf. Success is not certain. The emirate is much better known as a ...  Read More

Fourth Multaqa Zayed National Museum talk explores late Sheikh Zayed’s journey in Al Ain

Posted on 18/04/2015: 86 views.

The Multaqa Zayed National Museum series continued on Thursday with a talk at Al Ain Palace Museum, which discussed the early years of the UAE founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, in Al Ain and their profound influence on the young Sheikh, helping to foster his love of the ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing aiming for Brazilian 'one-two' at Itajai In-Port Race

Posted on 18/04/2015: 94 views.

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (ADOR) will be looking to cement its position at the top of the Volvo Ocean Race standings with a strong performance in the Brazilian heat of the In-Port Race series in Itajai when competitive action resumes on Saturday. The team - led by British double Olympic silver ...  Read More

Children step up to obesity challenge in Dubai

Posted on 18/04/2015: 105 views.

For at least ten minutes on Friday, shopping came to a standstill at a section of The Dubai Mall as around 500 children walked past to deliver a resounding message — reduce child obesity to 12 per cent by 2021. Approximately 500 schoolchildren participated in the symbolic 2021 steps walkathon on ...  Read More

Muna Al Sahlawi is on track for career in sports

Posted on 18/04/2015: 100 views.

When Muna Al Sahlawi takes to the field in the many sports she plays, not only is she trying to win, she is also trying to change mindsets. The 27-year-old comes from a family of sports fanatics. Her father played football for Al Shabab Sports club and represented the country for many years. But ...  Read More