MoHAP, World Health Organization host a scientific symposium on malaria control

Dr. Hussain Al Rand: UAE is making every effort to prevent any case of malaria from entering the country
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), in cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO), organized a scientific symposium on malaria to discuss the latest global developments related to the illness and to review the UAE's effective strategy to prevent and control communicable diseases.

Dubai Business Women Council announces its June activities calendar

The Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC) announced its schedule of events for the month of June, which features five training workshops and specialized seminars focusing on women's health and well-being as well as necessary business skills. The events will also explore how female entrepreneurs can improve their productivity by investing in their health and personal/professional abilities.

UN-Habitat and the Municipality of Beirut join forces for sustainable urban development in the city of Beirut

In line with its mandated role to empower and strengthen good governance, and enhance capacities of local authorities, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Municipality of Beirut, to further expand their existing close partnership. The signing ceremony was held at the Municipality of Beirut and attended by the Governor of Beirut, Honourable Judge Marwan Abboud,  Mayor and members of the municipal council, as well as UN-Habitat Lebanon staff.

UAE Launches Region’s First Waste-to-Feed Project

Her Excellency Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, inaugurated the region’s first project that will upcycle organic waste into high-quality products. The venture by innovative homegrown startup Circa Biotech farms black soldier fly (BSF) larvae, fed by food leftovers before being turned into animal proteins, organic fertilizers, and oils.

Emirates Transport and China's NEV Investment establish a joint venture

On May 24th 2022, during the Electric Vehicle Innovation Summit (EVIS), Emirates Transport and NEV Investment have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center to officially establish a Joint Venture for the development, construction, marketing, operation, and management of the New Energy Vehicle Project in the UAE.

A new Regional Technical Office (RTO) brings local governance closer to the community of Bourj Hammoud

In line with its efforts to support local authorities in addressing current socio-economic and basic service challenges, and within the framework of the Municipal Empowerment and Resilience Programme (MERP) implemented jointly by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through funding from the European Union,  the Regional Technical Office (RTO) in Bourj Hammoud was inaugurated today under the patronage of the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities.

“Plan Zero” to set the foundation for a more environmentally sustainable region

UN-Habitat joins forces with the private sector to reduce plastic and glass waste in the MENA region

In an effort to limit the environmental impact of plastic and glass waste in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, UN-Habitat has signed a Memorandum of Understanding in July 2021 with Development Inc., Diageo, IBI Group, Nestlé Waters and PepsiCo, to jointly promote sustainable waste management and responsible production and consumption within the private sector and general public.

First National Urban Forum of Lebanon wraps up with tangible recommendations on Lebanese cities, transport, housing and energy

After two days of urban deliberations, the first National Urban Forum of Lebanon, organized by UN-Habitat in partnership with ESCWA, concluded, confirming that the future socio-economic recovery and sustainable development of the country must place Lebanese cities at the heart of these efforts.

Cartier Marks the Holy Month of Ramadan with a Poetic Film Celebrating Togetherness, Generosity and Sharing

To mark the Holy Month of Ramadan, Cartier launches a short poetic film that celebrates the values of togetherness, generosity and sharing. During this spiritual time of year when the sense of community and coming together with loved ones is cherished, the film reiterates the Maison’s core belief that TOGETHERNESS IS A JEWEL.