Experts tout huge economic, social benefits by equalising access for women as Expo’s latest Theme Week continues

مناقشة المنافع الاقتصادية والاجتماعية عند تحقيق تكافؤ الفرص للنساء خلال أسبوع السفر والاتصال في إكسبو 2020

DUBAI, 10 January 2022 – Equalising access to opportunities for women throughout the global labour market has the power to reap huge economic and social benefits worldwide, experts agreed as Expo 2020 Dubai’s Travel and Connectivity Week continued, with a dedicated panel at the Women’s Pavilion on Monday (10 January). “What we’ve seen is when we get women involved in business, they tend to export more than their male counterparts,” said Cristina Falcone, Vice President of Public Affairs, UPS Europe. Falcone was joined by Hind Alowais, Senior Vice President, Participant…

UAE Maritime leaders assembled to prepare the country’s candidacy for its Category B membership in the Executive Council of the International Maritime Organization

قادة القطاع البحري بدولة الإمارات يجتمعون لمناقشة خطة دعم ملف إعادة ترشح الدولة لمجلس المنظمة البحرية الدولية في الفئة ب

UAE Maritime leaders assembled to prepare the country’s candidacy for its Category B membership in the Executive Council of the International Maritime Organization Significant achievements of the country including the adoption of digital technology in the maritime sector, programs to protect the marine environment and humanitarian initiatives to support seafarers were reviewed  As part of the country’s endeavours to establish its leadership as one of the leading maritime centres in the world, and to be recognized among the most important countries influencing the development of the global maritime industry, the…

SRERD welcomes a committee from SCC to discuss its policy

دائرة التسجيل العقاري تستقبل لجنة المرافق العامة بـ “استشاري الشارقة”

The Real Estate Registration Department in Sharjah welcomed a delegation from the Committee of Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Municipalities, Security and Public Utilities Affairs of the Sharjah Consultative Council (SCC). At the commencement of the meeting, His Excellency Abdul Aziz Ahmed Al Shamsi; Director General of Sharjah Real Estate Registration Department, welcomed the guest delegation and praised the efforts made by all the authorities working in the emirate to provide the best services to the residents of Sharjah. Al Shamsi also explained all the services, frameworks, and mechanisms which are implemented…

UAE retail sales to grow 13% to $58 bn in 2021 as investment

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UAE retail sales to grow 13% to $58 bn in 2021 as investment in customer experience drives growth, experts at RetailME summit say A recent study found that companies with US$1 billion annual turnover can add US$700 million within three years of investing in customer experience Retail sales in the UAE are expected to rebound and grow by 13 percent to reach $58 billion by the end of 2021; The UAE currently leads the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in terms of household spending on e-commerce at US$2,554…

ABU DHABI FESTIVAL 2021 CONTINUES YEAR-LONG PROGRAMME WITH UAE THEATRE CIRCLE

مهرجان أبوظبي يطلق ورشة الإمارات المسرحية

Three theatre productions and a series of talks centred around interactive theatre are part of the Festival’s efforts to nurture the performing arts In collaboration with playwright and director Karim Rashid, Abu Dhabi Festival announced the launch of its annual UAE Theatre Circle, hosting a series of Arabic interactive panels and discussions led by international theatre leaders and staging three plays in Arabic and English. The event is part of Abu Dhabi Festival’s strategy and vision to nurture the next generation of emerging theatre makers and equip them with the…

Dubai Culture its public libraries contain array of diverse content and programme of activities and events

“دبي للثقافة” تؤكد على احتضان مكتباتها العامة

During a virtual workshop on the experience of reading in public libraries, held during National Reading Month Dubai Culture affirms its public libraries contain array of diverse, rich content and programme of activities and events Discussing the role of public libraries in promoting reading and Presenting rich platforms to discover, nurture and hone literary and artistic talents. Emphasising the keenness of Dubai Public Libraries’ team to prepare rich cultural and knowledge content for the public. Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) participated in a virtual workshop organised by Abu…

Arab Health and Medlab Middle East generated over AED 756 million for the Dubai economy in 2020

آراب هيلث وميدلاب الشرق الأوسط يدعمان اقتصاد دبي

In addition to the direct and indirect spending in the local economy, both shows combined generated over AED 3.7 billion worth of business, a 3.7% increase Y-on-Y Research by Informa Market’s healthcare division has revealed 85% of healthcare trade and non-trade visitors eager to return to live and in-person events Arab Health and Medlab Middle East events will take place from 21-24 June 2021 at the Dubai World Trade Centre Arab Health and Medlab Middle East, the largest exhibitions for the healthcare and laboratory industry in the MENA region, generated…

Government and private sector entities must provide support

مبادرة “قوة التمكين” لدعم التوازن بين الجنسين في القطاع البحري

Effat Mostafa: Government and private sector entities must provide support to achieve gender parity in the maritime sector On the occasion of International Women’s Day, in line with numerous efforts, IMO and WISTA International’s Focus Group Africa organized at the Women in Leadership; Effective Mentoring in Shipping webinar. As part of an esteemed panel, Effat Mostafa, Executive Director at Tactics Creative Communication, Managing Editor of Marasi News and Communications Head of AWIMA shed light on various aspects concerning the role of women in the industry. She also launched the ‘Power…

Tawazun and Yahsat collaborate to develop Made in the UAE SATCOM solutions

Tawazun and Yahsat collaborate to develop Made in the UAE SATCOM solutions

●      Collaboration will focus on the production of critical aeronautical, modem and other advanced satcom technologies in the UAE. ●      Aims to harness local knowledge, manufacturing capabilities and technology leadership to propel national industrialization efforts. ●      First ‘seed project’ to develop an advanced satellite modem and bespoke waveform for government and defense markets in the UAE and internationally. Abu Dhabi, UAE, 23 February 2021: Tawazun Economic Council and the UAE’s flagship satellite services operator, Yahsat, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a new company to develop critical…

16th annual MIPS 2021 event to be free of charge

16th annual MIPS 2021 event to be free of charge

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire) – Milestone Systems announced their 16th annual MIPS – Milestone Integration Platform Symposium 2021 from March 1st – 2nd which will be 100% virtual and free of charge. The two-day event is open to Milestone Systems partners, customers and media to explore the future of video technology under the theme of ‘Shaping the New Next’. With more than 2,000 registered attendees from across the globe, MIPS (Milestone Integration Platform Symposium) is where the Milestone Systems community comes together to share insights, experiences, best practices and…