NGO News

The Pearl Initiative, the leading non-profit organisation promoting a corporate culture accountability and transparency in the Gulf Region, announces the launch of the second phase of its Governance in Philanthropy programme.

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.

noon, the digital marketplace created in the region, for the region and powered by the region’s leading retailers, is now giving customers the opportunity to donate to the Al Jalila Foundation’s basma campaign during Ramadan upon checkout on desktop and the mobile application.

Today, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) —a global animal welfare and conservation non-profit organization—unveils its bold new brand, including a new logo and website. These changes come at a critical moment when awareness and action, from both experts and everyday people, is critical to save animals, people and the planet.

For the first time in the UAE, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), in collaboration with Alliance Francaise and the French Business Council, is hosting “Healing Wounds”, a photo exhibition highlighting the stories of patients treated at the MSF Reconstructive Surgery Hospital in Amman, Jordan. The hospital was set up in 2006 in response to the high numbers of severely injured people MSF saw during the Iraq war. Since then the hospital has grown to serve patients from across the region, including Syria, Palestine and Yemen.