Dubai Customs solves 170 IPR disputes in 9 months in 2020

جمارك دبي تحل 170 نزاعاً للملكية الفكرية في الأشهر التسعة الأولى من 2020

Dubai, UAE – 21 October 2020: Dubai Customs solved 170 intellectual property disputes between January and September 2020 including 109 disputes between April and September, which was marred with the spread of the Covid-19 and lockdowns locally and internationally. This reflects the high level of commitment from Dubai Customs side to fight counterfeiting despite the presence of these challenges and their direct impact on inspection operations. “Fighting these counterfeit goods and preventing their entry into the country is very important, especially during the pandemic,” said Yousef Ozair Mubarak, Director of IPR…

Experts Praise UAE’s Efforts to Ensure Financial Stability in Exceptional Times at EIBFS Webinar

خبراء: جهود الإمارات في مكافحة غسيل الأموال تواكب المبادرات العالمية

Virtual session turns spotlight on combating financial crimes Experts underscore importance of compliance in facilitating financial security Dubai-UAE: 21 October, 2020 – Greater collaboration among sub specialist risk management areas, building operational resilience, improved training for compliance officers and raising customer awareness will be crucial in overcoming financial crimes in the upcoming period, according to expert participants at a webinar on the subject of combating financial crimes hosted by the Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS), a regional leader in banking and finance education and training. Headline speakers…

Dubai Customs supports economic decision making  with 2,134 trade statistical reports in first 9 months

جمارك دبي تدعم متخذي القرار الاقتصادي بإعداد 2134 تقرير احصائي

Dubai, UAE – 19 October 2020: On the World Statistics Day, which is celebrated around the globe on 20 October 2020 under the theme “Connecting the world with data we can trust”, Dubai Customs revealed that it has generated 2,134 statistical reports on Dubai’s foreign trade during the period from January till September this year. These reports were furnished to government and private sector organizations to help decision makers make informed decisions based on accurate statistical data, enabling them to formulate sound future strategies and forecasts of potential trade growth…

Ras Al Khaimah International Airport s Resumes Scheduled Passenger Operation

مطار رأس الخيمة الدولي يعيد تشغيل رحلات الركاب

UAE’s low-cost carrier Air Arabia will be the first airline to resume scheduled commercial services from emerging hub Strict passenger protocol is being imposed at the airport to ensure alignment with national efforts to prevent the spread of Covid-19 Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, October 13, 2020: Ras Al Khaimah International Airport (RAK Airport) has announced that Air Arabia will be resuming a full schedule of passenger flights commencing from Thursday, October 15, 2020. A major entry and exit point to the UAE and an emerging hub, the airport is slowly…

DP WORLD, UAE REGION TACKLES KEY INDUSTRY CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

موانئ دبي العالمية – إقليم الإمارات تستعرض تحديات الصناعة الرئيسة

Leading industry players shared insights on strategies to enhance the economy and the maritime transport sector in the GCC Region  DP World, UAE Region, a premier logistics company and a leading enabler of trade, was a part of the CEO Forum: Challenges and Future Opportunities for Ports and Shipping in the Gulf Cooperation Council. Virtually held on October 6, 2020, the event united industry experts who shared insights on the hurdles faced due to the current COVID crisis and elaborated on favourable opportunities in the region. The panel of speakers…

SCCI enhances its staff-capacity building

غرفة الشارقة تنظم برامج تدريبية لموظفيها

As part of its strategy to prepare an elite of functional leaders and competencies capable of enhancing Sharjah’s sustainable development process, the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI), represented by the Sharjah Training & Development Centre (STDC), organized a series of online training courses aimed at developing skills of the Chamber and its affiliated institutions’ employees. Titled the “Professional Executive Director Programme”, the first training course was held in cooperation with the Secretariat of the Sharjah Excellence Award and was presented by the trainer Omar Murad. The program targeted…

 Sharjah announces relief fund for publishers affected by Beirut blast

 Sharjah announces relief fund for publishers affected

Emergency relief fund includes facilities, grants and various services In an act of solidarity with its UNESCO World Book Capital peer, Beirut, Sharjah has announced an emergency relief fund for Lebanese publishers affected by the tragic blast in Port Beirut in early August. The emergency relief fund has been rolled out by Sharjah in collaboration with the Sharjah World Book Capital Office 2019 (SWBC Office) and the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), and will translate into both financial and in-kind assistance to help Lebanese publishers recover the huge losses they have…

 DP WORLD, UAE REGION, JAFZA PARTNER  WITH THE CONFEDERATION OF INDIAN INDUSTRY IN THE AUTO RESURGENCE SUMMIT 2020

 DP WORLD, UAE REGION, JAFZA PARTNER

The virtual conference explored solutions to establish an efficient supply chain and well-developed digital business models in the automotive industry DP World, UAE Region and Jafza joined hands with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) as event partners for the Auto Resurgence Summit 2020 that shed light on how the automotive sector can respond positively to the global pandemic. Speakers highlighted the significance of creating a self-reliant, sustainable and stable market, emphasising the need to adopt measures like increased localisation, use of technology, new-gen mobility and increased participation in the global value…

Dubai Customs celebrates International Elderly Day

جمارك دبي تحتفل باليوم العالمي للمُسنين

As part of its corporate social responsibility efforts, Dubai Customs organized a video gathering for the employees of the Government Department with a number of elderly people in cooperation with the Community Development Authority. The meeting was to celebrate the International Day of Older Persons, which is marked annually on 1 October, to exchange friendly talks with the older persons and to listen to their stories and experiences. It is an opportunity to celebrate the older persons in the society and to ensure their active involvement to achieve social solidarity.…

Ocean Champions Set Plan for 2020-2021 to Build Back Bluer

Ocean Champions Set Plan for 2020-2021 to Build Back Bluer

As part of the high-level week of the UN General Assembly and the UN Summit on Biodiversity, the UAE, Fiji, Kenya, Norway, Palau, Portugal, and Sweden convened a roundtable of ocean champions to propose and review critical deliverables for 2020 and 2021. Following a pause in key environmental processes due to COVID-19, the event aimed to build momentum toward ambitious near-term outcomes for ocean health, notably a new global target of conserving 30% of the oceans by 2030. The co-hosts are also the recent and incoming hosts of the world’s…