On her selection, Al Amiri tweeted, "Thanks to @TIME for naming me on their 100 Next list, it's a mark of recognition I accept on behalf of the entire Emirates Mars Mission team, many of whom deserve the accolade a great deal more than I."
Dr Ahmed Nour, President of Creators Union of Arab, said in a statement that the recognition of Sheikh Nahyan, "comes in acknowledgment of his remarkable efforts in leading the file of tolerance and peaceful coexistence in the UAE,..."
The jury’s members said the award embodies the principles of the Human Fraternity Document, by encouraging individuals and institutions around the world to promote the document’s principles.
Palestinian icons Muna and Mohammed al-Kurd are among leaders, artists, and personalities on Time Magazine’s annual list of 100 most-influential people in the world.
The American magazine announced a list of the 100 most influential people around the world and named the Kurd twins for "opening a window to the world about living under occupation in East Jerusalem — helping to transform the international discourse regarding Israel and Palestine.”