Making progress on society’s biggest problems requires governments to make better use of data, involve citizens, invest in employees, and collaborate with other sectors. This was the consensus at the ‘Design to Transform Government’ track in front of a full-house today at the seventh World Government Summit. The three themed sessions shed light on a more disciplined, systematic and design-related approach to solving public sector management problems.

Marking the 22nd UAE National Environment Day, students at Foremarke Dubai are carrying out a sustainability initiative to reduce plastic pollution.

Foremarke School has partnered with Simply Bottles, an organisation that works with schools and businesses in the UAE to educate, engage and equip communities to reduce plastic pollution and increase the recycling rates of plastic water bottles. According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), it is estimated that only 9% of all plastic waste ever produced gets recycled, about 12% is incinerated, while the rest — 79% gets accumulated in landfills, dumps or the natural environment.

Bin Drai Polo and UAE Polo teams had a successful afternoon on the first day of the Polo Masters Cup 2019.

Bangash had an early lead against Bin Drai as they closed the first chukker with 4.5 goals to 2. Bin Drai team on their tail, took the lead by half time with goals from Andres "Lala" Laplacette. The team managed to keep their advantage until the buzzer sounded off on the fourth chukker ending the game at 11 - 9.5

Emirati shooter, Abduullah Al Aryani, has brought the UAE its first-ever gold medal in the R1 10-meter SH1 men’s category at the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports (IWAS) World Games in Sharjah today (Monday). German shooter, Norbet Gau, secured silver, while the bronze medal was claimed once again by the UAE, resulting from an exceptional performance by local shooter, Obaid Al Dahmani.

The Sustainable City, the Middle East’s first fully-operational sustainable community, and The Sustainable City Equestrian Club will host riders from over 20 countries including the GCC region, Europe, Canada and USA for the first edition of  ‘The Sustainable City International Horse Jumping Competition (CS12), from February 13 to 16, 2019.