Dubai Courts smart app wins ‘Smart Government Shield’ award in Kuwait

Application bests other entries in competition of Arab governments’ smart apps   UAE, 23 March, 2015 - Dubai Courts has revealed that its Dubai Courts Smart Application, the world’s first of its kind judicial based smart services app, has been awarded the ‘Smart Government Shield Award’ at the UAE level category of the 6th Smart Government Competition held in Kuwait.

ICDL Arabia reports 24% increase in the enrolment of GCC Nationals


UAE, November 4, 2014 – ICDL Arabia, the governing body and certification authority for the ICDL certificate program in Egypt, GCC States and Iraq, has announced that it has registered a 24% increase in the number of GCC applicants enrolling in the New ICDL program so far this year. This is attributed to the New ICDL modules and the flexibility offered in the new structure of the program as introduced earlier this year.

DuPont-Sponsored 2014 Global Food Security Index Adds United Arab Emirates on the list

Study Adds Obesity and Food Loss as Indicators in 109 Countries

[Dubai, UAE, September 14, 2014] – Food security represents a growing global challenge, as the world’s population increases by more than 75 million people each year, reaching more than 9 billion by 2050. Food prices will pose major obstacles to accessibility to food, as billions in the developing world already spend half to three-quarters of their income on food.

Last Call for Entries in the 2014 Ford Motor Company Conservation & Environmental Grants

  • Final Deadline to submit applications is on 14 September, 2014
  • Accepting applications from Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Yemen for the first time
  • USD100,000 available to deserving projects

DUBAI, UAE, September 10, 2014 – Individuals, community groups and NGO's with on-going environmental projects who need extra funding to expand the scope of their initiative have until September 14, 2014 to submit their request for funding from the

Radisson Blu Martinez Hotel Beirut chips in for second Box Appeal campaign

Beirut, Lebanon, 8 September, 2014

Radisson Blu Martinez Hotel Beirut today announced its participation in the Box Appeal, an annual charity initiative organised by the Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson hotels. Now in its seventh edition, the month long campaign kicks off on September 15th across six countries in the Middle East.