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The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), has today launched the Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation, with the support of the governments of Germany, Norway and the United Arab Emirates. The Commission will examine the immediate and longer-term geopolitical implications of global energy transformation driven by large scale-up of renewable energy in the context of global efforts to tackle climate change and advance sustainable development. The Commission will be chaired by Mr. Olafur Grimsson, the former President of Iceland.

On the occasion of the World No Tobacco Day which falls on Friday, May 31, 2019, the Anti‐Smoking International Alliance, a non‐governmental organization, financed by voluntary contribution and registered in the United Kingdom as a charity devoted to promoting smoke‐free environment worldwide, and Smokenders Middle East, a comprehensive online or face to face program that teaches smokers to quit while they smoke, present an ultimate opportunity for smokers seeking to quit through a free spirometry test and a special rate on Smokenders program.

A number of pioneering entrepreneurs and ground-breaking companies are set to take part in Endeavor’s 77th International Selection Panel (ISP) to gain a place in the global non-profit organization’s ecosystem of entrepreneurship. The three day event taking place from 20th – 22nd February, is the culmination of a rigorous multi-step selection process that identifies those successful entrepreneurs with the most potential to scale.

This April, the Middle East Arthritis Foundation (MEAF) is walking towards making a difference to people in the UAE living with arthritis. Supported by Dubai Municipality, Abbvie, Pfizer, Novartis, Eli Lilly and Janssen, the arthritis awareness walkathon “Walk for Arthritis” is free to the public and will take place on Friday, 6th April 2018 from 7.30am at Dubai Creek Gate no 2, Umm Huriar. People are encouraged to attend and to learn factors associated with arthritis, and to walk on this journey to promoting a pain-free life. The 3.5km walkathon will feature interactive exercise sessions on pain management and movement making health a priority to people in 2018.