• Renewable Energy Can Be Strengthened in Next Round of Climate Negotiations

    Countries have an opportunity to significantly increase renewable energy ambition within Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), and to accelerate its deployment in line with climate objectives under the Paris Agreement, per a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

  • UAE Water Aid takes part in Dubai International Humanitarian Aid & Development Conference & Exhibition

    The UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia), under the umbrella of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, will participate in the 13th Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development Conference & Exhibition (DIHAD), which will take place at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre from 21-23 March 2016, under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai.

  • ‘Saudi Transport 2015’ to feature latest industry investment opportunities and projects in Kingdom

    Saudi Arabia has seen remarkable progress in the transport and railway industry throughout the past years, complementing its efforts to address development needs and provide safe and prompt transportation to the public, based on latest technologies. With the ongoing development and massive projects across the transport and service industry, and looking to contribute effectively to the local transport sector and shed light on the current and future prospects in the Kingdom, Riyadh Exhibitions Company (REC) will be hosting the ‘Saudi Transport 2015’ exhibition from May 31 to June 3, 2015 at Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center (RICEC).

  • “Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre” participates in the 68th International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide, Australia

    Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) will participate in the 68th International Astronautical Congress, in Australia, Adelaide, between September 25-29, 2017. The Congress is one of the leading space conferences worldwide, attended by presidents and CEOs of international space agencies, decision makers, researchers, academics and professionals in the space sector from 70 countries.

  • 19 Audit and Advisory firms participate in RSM MENA Conference 2017 in Dubai

    RSM International, a global network of independent audit, tax and consulting firms, welcomes Managing Partners and other attendees from 19 member firms across the Middle East and Africa to the MENA Conference 2017. The conference hosted at The Westin, Habtoor City discussed the challenges and opportunities for the RSM firms in the MENA region.

  • 2016 Nissan Maxima "4-Door Sports Car" makes global debut at New York International Auto Show

    Nissan unveiled the all-new Nissan Maxima during a press conference at the New York International Auto Show. Making the presentation was Nissan President and CEO Carlos Ghosn, who addressed a range of topics including Nissan's $10.1 billion investment in the U.S. in the past three decades.

  • 25 senior officials from leading international aluminium organizations visit Gulfex factory

    Gulf Extrusions (Gulfex), a leading global manufacturer of extruded aluminium products, has welcomed today 25 senior officials coming from various leading international aluminium organizations to their production facilities in Dubai. The visit was held on the sidelines of the 20th edition of the World Aluminium Conference, which took place at the Madinat Jumeirah. The delegation included VIPs from the International Aluminium Institute, European Aluminium Council and the Aluminium Federation.

  • 4th edition of ‘Autodesk University Extension Dubai’ showcases the ‘Future of Making Things’

    Autodesk, a global leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, held its 4th Edition of Autodesk University Extension Dubai (AUx) at the Dubai World Trade Centre today. As disruptions reshape how the world is designed and made, the company highlighted a number of advances toward the future of making things and also showcased new technologies and modes of work that will help attendees navigate and thrive in this shifting landscape.

  • 4th Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies to Discuss ‘World Peace and Islamophobia’

    Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies will convene its fourth annual Forum under the theme ‘Global Peace and the fear of Islam’ on December 11, 2017 in Abu Dhabi. The event will be chaired by H.E Shaykh Abdallah Bin Bayyah, President of the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies.

  • 5th edition of the District Cooling Stakeholders Summit hosts more than 20 industry leaders

    As the world shifts towards sustainability and 'green technologies', countries in the Middle East have made tremendous progress towards cleaner, greener and efficient technological models. With the Middle East being home to some of the warmest countries on the planet, air conditioning accounts for over 50 percent of peak power load in the region. Hence, strategies towards efficient air conditioning in the region will make a significant impact on conserving energy and resources.

  • 6th Green Economy Annual Conference opens in Dubai with support of UAE Ministry of Environment and Water

    Under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Rashid Ahmed Bin Fahad, UAE Minister of Environment and Water, and in cooperation with the United Nations Environment Program Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), the 6th Green Economy Annual Conference has started, under the title ‘National Roundtable on Financing and Investing in Green Economy Projects’. The forum saw broad international, regional, and national participation and was attended by senior officials from various government organizations and private sector companies representing banking and finance, insurance, investment, and industry. Key personalities from the Chambers of Commerce and Industry, the Departments of Economic Development, the Ministries of Economy, Finance, Energy and Foreign Affairs, Municipalities, and Environmental Authorities were also present in addition to representatives from international organizations such as the UNO.

  • 6th Green Economy Annual Conference recommends forming of Operations & Communications Group

    Participants of the 6th Green Economy Annual Conference, organized recently by the UAE Ministry of Environment and Water in collaboration with the United Nations Environmental Program Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), have recommended a formation of an Operations and Communications Group. The group will include the Central Bank of the UAE, Ministry of Environment and Water, and UNEP FI and will lead in the undertaking of a number of measures such as implementation of the Green Economy within the framework of the UAE’s Green Growth Strategy and encouraging investment, banking and economic sectors to transform to a sustainable Green Economy.

  • 6th Green Economy Annual Conference under the theme ‘National Round-table on Financing & Investing in Green Economy Projects’ kicks off tomorrow in Dubai

    Under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Rashid Ahmed bin Fahad, Minister of Environment and Water, the Ministry is organizing the 6thedition of the Green Economy Annual Conference under the theme ‘National Round-table on Financing & Investing in Green Economy Projects’ in cooperation with the United Nations Environment Program Finance Initiative (UNEP FI)  at the Conrad Hotel, Dubai.

  • 6th UAE-China Joint Economic Committee meeting concludes

    The 6thsession of the UAE-China Joint Economic Committee held in the capital of Beijing, China has concluded. The UAE delegation was headed by H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of Economy, while the Chinese side was led by Zhong Shan, Minister of Commerce of the People's Republic of China.

  • 7th Regional Intellectual Property Crime Conference concludes with a call for stronger cooperation between government and private sectors

    Participants of the 7th Regional Intellectual Property Crime Conference have called for tighter penalties against violators of intellectual property (IP) crimes and urged major players to capitalize on advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) to intensify the international efforts in combating the spread of counterfeit activities through the internet.The recommendations stemmed from the recently concluded event organized by the Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA) and held under the patronage and in the presence of Lieutenant-General Dahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and Public Security in Dubai and Honorary President, EIPA, in collaboration with INTERPOL and the Dubai Police.

  • ADIPEC AwardsShortlist Recognises Achievementsof Oil and Gas Innovators

    Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC), the world’s most influential oil and gas forum, has revealed the shortlist for this year’s prestigious ADIPEC Awards.

  • Aetna International’s Regional Chief Outlines Roadmap for ‘Re-building’ Systems at Health Excellence Conference MENA 2016

    During his keynote presentation at the recent Health Excellence Conference MENA held in Dubai, the regional chief of Aetna International, the leading global health benefits provider, underlined the need to “re-build” the existing health insurance systems.

  • Africa poised to be a US$ 3 trillion economy by 2030, presenting opportunities for Middle East investors

    Global leaders will descend on Dubai for the Africa Legal Network’s (ALN) 4th Annual International Conference on 4-5 October 2017 at the Park Hyatt, Dubai, UAE. The invite-only event will bring together high-calibre and relevant business professionals and government representatives to discuss opportunities for foreign investment in Africa.

  • AgilityGrid introduces technological innovations at the SMART Surveillance Forum

    AgilityGrid’s SMART Surveillance Forum 2016 brought together their key partners from around the world yesterday at Media Rotana Hotel.  CTO’s and Security Heads from a range of businesses and government bodies were introduced to the latest CCTV security solutions and a range of new video analytics capabilities.  The technology is not only innovative but can create cost–efficiencies in the long run, through earlier incident detection and reduced security risks.

  • Ajman Sewerage highlights the benefits of smart city development

    Ajman Sewerage, an active partner in promoting greener, cleaner and well-developed UAE, participated in the 4th Ajman International Environment Conference, and highlighted the advantages of developing a smart sewerage infrastructure in line with its water treatment and recycling expertise.