To promote, integrate and encourage efforts in social responsibility and environmental conservation during 2019 – designated the ‘Year of Tolerance’ – in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD) will celebrate the values of tolerance, coexistence and diversity under the theme ‘Tolerance with Nature’, exemplifying the role of the Ghaf tree as a historic and cultural symbol of stability and peace in the UAE’s desert environment.
Abu Dhabi University (ADU) celebrated the 13th commencement ceremony for the Spring Class of 2019, with a total of 1,762 graduates. The graduates included 763 undergraduate students, 999 postgraduate students, and students from the military programme. During the commencement ceremony, the university honoured 792 outstanding students who graduated with distinction.
Held under the patronage of Sheikh Sultan Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, Adviser to the UAE President, the annual Abu Dhabi run has become the largest single-day fundraiser for cancer research.
Last night, a number of elite Moroccan music stars staged a concert on Abu Dhabi’s Corniche, in the presence of Mohammed Sajid, Morocco’s Minister of Tourism, Air Transport, Handicraft and Social Economy and thousands of fans of authentic Moroccan music.
The first ever Network of Students in Medicine and Health (NeSMAH) conference shed light on some of the opportunities, challenges, and innovative strategies around the future of the healthcare sector in the UAE.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, yesterday honoured a number of Emirati heroes of national duty in recognition of their significant efforts to advance humanitarian work overseas.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, met His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
An internationally-known sustainability strategist who set foot in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi in 1982—at the start of his career—to become the Preventive Medicine chief of Tawam Hospital, has found a means to solve the prevailing global crisis on the single use plastics and the marginalisation of women and girls.
The Court of Cassation in Abu Dhabi has upheld the six-month-jail term issued by the Court of First Instance against a convict involved in stealing Dhs407,000 from bank account of a non-resident woman. This was after she had sent the convict her bankcard in order to close her bank account, as she was outside the country.
The UAE Space Agency and Krypto Labs, the global innovation hub, have announced the two winning teams of the GeoTech Innovation Programme. The winners were awarded funding of Dhs100,000 in cash and Dhs500,000 in kind, and the opportunity to accelerate and transform their innovative ideas into commercially viable and scalable market-ready products and/or services.