Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology Launches Make it in the Emirates Lab

The Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT) has launched the Make it in the Emirates Lab, a new public-private initiative that delivers best-in-class corporate training to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the industrial sector. The training will also be available to select national students to further support and encourage their contribution to the industrial sector upon graduation.

In collaboration with Procter and Gamble, MoIAT kicked off the Access SMEs program within the wider Make it in the Emirates Lab.

Expo 2020 and Cartier celebrate the official inauguration of the Women’s Pavilion

Expo 2020 Dubai and Cartier celebrated the official inauguration of the Women’s Pavilion in a spectacular celebration at Al Wasl Plaza, held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the UAE Gender Balance Council and President of the Dubai Women Establishment.

UN-Habitat launches new regional project to increase the resilience of displaced persons and host communities in Lebanon & Jordan in addressing climate change-related water challenges

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme’s (UN-Habitat) Regional Office for Arab States and Lebanon Country Programme together with the Lebanese Ministry of Environment, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for West Asia (UN ESCWA) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launched a regional project aimed at increasing the capacity of local authorities, displaced persons and host communities in Lebanon to better address climate change related water scarcity.


Baros is blessed with incredible natural surroundings, from the lush jungle interior of the island to its world-class house reef. Coral reefs are key in the underwater ecosystem, which is why we have decided to create an entirely new offering for guests; the Baros Eco Explorer package. This new package allows visitors to embrace their time in the Maldives in an unforgettable way — by personally contributing to some of the sustainable initiatives led by the resident Marine Biologist. 

Successful turnout at Mysk Al Badayer “Brunch by the Dunes”

The first of its kind in the Northern Emirates, “Brunch by the Dunes,” that was recently launched at Sharjah Collection by Mysk’s Al Badayer Retreat, has been well received by guests looking for a unique experience amidst the dunes of central Sharjah.

“Brunch by the Dunes” is held every Friday, from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM and offers a full day of fun activities and games along with a luxurious spread of delicacies from around the world.

Women's Pavilion By Expo 2020 In Collaboration With Cartier

Under the exhibition titled «New Perspectives», the Women’s Pavilion invites visitors to celebrate and recognize the central role women have played throughout history, leading up to the present day.

By showcasing these contributions, as well as the challenges that women around the word still face, the Pavilion seeks to highlight an important principle: when women thrive, humanity thrives.
Created by Expo 2020 Dubai in collaboration with Cartier, the Women’s Pavilion takes visitors on a compelling and immersive journey from start to finish. 

Majid Al Futtaim Joins Launch of SAP Cares Environment, Social, Governance Network at Expo 2020 Dubai

Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping malls, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, has joined the launch of the SAP Cares Environment, Social, Governance (ESG) Network, during Expo 2020 Dubai’s Climate and Biodiversity Theme Week at the SAP House on the Expo site.

Gartner Reveals Four Technologies That Will Have High Impact on Digital Commerce Over the Next Two Years

Over the next two years, visual configuration, digital wallets, customer identity and access management (CIAM) and virtual customer assistants (VCAs) will have high impact on digital commerce as mainstream adoption of these technologies increases, according to the 2021 Gartner, Inc. Hype Cycle for Digital Commerce.

First impressions from visitors first in at Expo 2020

As Expo 2020 Dubai opened its doors to the world, crowds flocked to the spectacular site, eager to witness first-hand the first day of the first World Expo in the region.

Excitement levels were already high before the gates were opened at 10am at the Sustainability Entry Portal, with visitors lining up after travelling from all over the UAE and around the world to be among the first to see Expo 2020.