Bodour Al Qasimi calls for coordinated action to close gaps in access to books for children worldwide

بدور القاسمي تدعو لتعزيز العمل على سد الفجوات لوصول الكتب إلى الأطفال

Bodour Al Qasimi calls for coordinated action to close gaps in access to books for children worldwide The IPA President also discussed her experience of leading teams at a panel session held at the online edition of the London Book Fair Bodour Al Qasimi, President of International Publishers Association (IPA), has emphasised the power of literacy to change lives while making a clarion call for closing gaps in accessibility of books for children around the world. Chairing a panel discussion organised by Book Aid International at the online edition of…

SCRF 2021 to host 33 unique, exciting and hands-on workshops for children of all ages

تعرّف بمبادئ العلوم والتكنولوجيا وتكشف مواهب الرسم والتصوير

SCRF 2021 to host 33 unique, exciting and hands-on workshops for children of all ages Design, create and build using STEM concepts and the arts at Expo Centre Sharjah from May 19 – 29 The 12th edition of Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF), organised by the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) from May 19 – 29, will host a series of fun and educational workshops and activities to provide opportunities for children of all ages to develop new creative and critical thinking skills in line with the festival’s vision to expand…

393 million children unable to read: The world’s shocking lost potential

393 مليون طفل لا يجيد القراءة يشكلون خسائر صادمة في الإمكانات العالمية

   A new analysis tool illustrates the scale of the global learning crisis LONDON, 26 April 2021: More than 393 million children have failed to gain the basic literacy skills at age 10 since world leaders adopted the Sustainable Development Goals in 2015, according to a new analysis tool launched today. The Lost Potential Tracker — created by the ONE Campaign, the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) and Save the Children — is an interactive tool designed to measure the scale of the global learning crisis. For the first time…

Dubai Culture enhances children’s imagination and creativity

“دبي للثقافة” تعزز آفاق الخيال والإبداع لدى الأطفال

Dubai Culture enhances children’s imagination and creativity with virtual performing arts workshops Creating a shadow-theatre box and innovative musical instruments from simple materials. Discovering, nurturing and refining emerging artistic talents. Spreading the values of beauty and fun in the Emirati society. Promoting the culture of recycling and upgrading children’s artistic tastes. Dubai, UAE, 3 April 2021: As part of an initiative to develop the capabilities of emerging generations in the field of creating dolls and musical instruments from used materials, employing them artistically, and enhancing imagination and artistic creativity, Dubai…

UAE Finalists of Global Toyota Dream Car Art Contest announced Al-Futtaim Toyota invited young artists to shape the future of mobility through 6th  annual art competition

أسماء المتأهلين النهائيين في مسابقة سيارة الأحلام الفنية العالمية

The nine winners of  the 6th local edition of the  Al-Futtaim Toyota Dream Car Art Contest were announced today, which saw over three hundred entries from the UAE.  The UAE winners will have their works submitted to the International Dream Car Art Contest. Now in its 14th year, the International Dream Car Art Contest sees children from around the world shape the future of mobility through their youthful creativity. Since 2004, more than 6.2 million children from more than 100 countries have taken part in this initiative. Open to participants…

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum City, District One organises ‘Family Fun Run’ for residents

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum City,

United Arab Emirates – Dubai, 21st March 2021: Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City, District One – part of the master development Meydan – organised a ‘Family Fun Run’, last Friday (19th March), to encourage residents and their families to engage in a healthy and active lifestyle. The run, for which strict safety measures were in place, started at the Show Village near the Crystal Lagoon beach area and finished at District One community. All participants, including children, parents, senior citizens, and District One staff members, had a fun-filled day…

RIF Trust Celebrates Women with an Exclusive Offer for Female Entrepreneurs

ريف ترست تحتفي بالمرأة بعرض خاص لرائدات الأعمال

50% off professional fees for all Caribbean Citizenship Programmes  “It’s vital more than ever for modern companies to maintain both 50% female employment rate and equal pay to keep pace with the international standards”, Mimoun Assraoui says Key Points: RIF Trust empowers female entrepreneurs and businesswoman with global mobility through Citizenship by Investment According to the BofA securities’ report, the lack of gender inequality has cost the world economy more than $70 trillion since 1990 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates – March 23th, 2021) – RIF Trust, part of the Latitude…

Dubai Performing Arts Programme

برنامج دبي للفنون الأدائية يشارك في تفعيل شهر القراءة

Dubai Performing Arts Programme includes National Month of Reading Activities Promoting the culture of reading as a means of human development, success and advancement. Spreading musical awareness and discovering and supporting talents.  Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) is organising a virtual workshop for adults over the age of 18 titled ‘Reading is Good for the Soul.’ The Authority invites community members, including citizens and residents, to join the workshop organised by the Dubai Performing Arts Programme on 30 March via Microsoft Teams. This workshop is part of the…

BFL Group partners with Dubai Foundation for Women and Children to support women facing challenges

مجموعة “براندز فور لِس” تتعاون مع “مؤسسة دبي لرعاية النساء والأطفال

Brands for Less (BFL) Group has partnered with the Dubai Foundation for Women and Children (DFWAC) this month to encourage and boost the morale of women residing at its shelter. DFWAC has been providing immediate support and protection to women and children who are victims of domestic violence and child abuse. BFL Group provided a total of seven boxes of full apparels and shoes, hand-picked and selected carefully for the women in the foundation to cover their needs. It is a gesture of philanthropy, in line with the company’s continuing…

fight against climate change

مكافحة تغير المناخ عن طريق إعادة الاستخدام وإعادة التدوير

Reusing and recycling; individual and collective actions in the fight against climate change Ahead of COP26, representatives from Saudi Arabia and the UK government discussed climate change issues yesterday in an online roundtable hosted by the British Embassy in Riyadh Climate change is the biggest and most urgent challenge of our time. During a live forum hosted yesterday by the British Embassy in Riyadh, experts from private and public sectors and civil society discussed the challenge, strategies and actions that need to be taken, with a particular focus on plastic…