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As part of its participation in the "Health and Tourism 2017" campaign organized by the Health Education Department of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah under the theme "Let's Walk", Friends of Kidney Patients association recently organized an awareness initiative at Al- Majaz waterfront in Sharjah entitled "Water Activity".

The Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA) has joined the world’s elite organizations involved in fighting intellectual property crimes at the ’11th International Law Enforcement Intellectual Property Crime Conference.’ The conference organized by the International Police Organization (Interpol) took place at the United Nations headquarters in New York City, US, recently. The UAE delegation consisted of Major General Dr. Abdul Quddus Abdul Razzaq Al-Obaidly, Assistant Commander-in-Chief for Quality and Excellence and the leader in initiating the establishment of UAE’s best practices in this field; high-ranking representatives from Dubai Police; EIPA’s head of Board of Directors; H.E. Dr Khalid Al Nokbi, member of EIPA’s Board of Directors; and Abdul Rahman Al Muaini, EIPA’s Secretary General. During the event, the delegates shed light on the UAE’s pioneering experience in the intellectual property rights protection, supported by progressive and world-class legislative, legal, and operational structures.

Endeavor UAE, the local affiliate of the global non-profit organization leading the high-impact entrepreneurship movement around the world, has announced the latest appointments to its Board of Directors. Its newest members include Elie Khouri, CEO of Omnicom Media Group; Nabyl Al Maskari, CEO of Al Maskari Holding; and Khaled Talhouni, Managing Partner at Wamda Capital.

“The Emirati women have historically played an important role as a partner of the nation in all areas of its development. Giving is a woman’s second nature, regardless of her nationality.

Emphasizing the role of youth in supporting efforts to achieve sustainable growth and prosperity in the State of Qatar, NAMA Center, one of Qatar Foundation for Social Work’s (QFSW) Centers, participates effectively in the activities of the International Youth Day 2017. In addition to its firm belief in the need to invest in youth, NAMA Center provides all the support to the youth by building their capacities and developing their skills to be able to provide effective solutions to their needs and overcome challenges, through education, training, mentoring, and community participation on a large scale. With its participation in the International Youth Day 2017 under the theme 'Youth Building Peace', the Center celebrates youth contributions to conflict prevention, the consolidation of sustainable peace and the achievement of social justice.