The award highlights humanitarian efforts, which are born from the understanding that refugees are human assets.
'There is a constant need to go beyond standard human rights principles to improve and promote humanitarian work, and encourage the community to get more involved.'
Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) and Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children at UNHCR, has said that the Sharjah International Award for Refugee Advocacy and Support (SIARA) was launched as a humanitarian initiative under the patronage of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, to drive sustainable humanitarian work and focus on long-term impact.
The biggest regional names in fashion, beauty and wellness, luxury magazine editors and top image consultants will be judging the Azyan Awards competition, during Azyan Exhibition and Conference.
Dr Jamal Sanad Al Suwaidi, Director General of the Emirates Centre for Strategic Studies and Research, won the Taryam and Abdullah Omran Press Award in its 6th version of 2018, for his article in Al Ittihad newspaper, under the headline “Arabic Language under Change .. Difficulties and Challenges”.
Former US Vice President Joe Biden, who is running for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, called on Monday for making “Dreamer” immigrants brought to the United States as children citizens and investing in border technology.
The #YouthForGood initiative, the first of its kind in the world, aims to promote the use of Twitter to support humanitarian and social causes and sustain a culture of volunteering among youth in the region and the world.
An examiner was run over and killed by a 68-year-old woman taking her driving test in the southern Polish city of Rybnik on Monday, police said.