Japanese falconers, samurai swordsmiths to participate in ADIHEX to celebrate 50 years of UAE-Japanese friendship

The Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX 2022) will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the distinguished relations between Japan and the UAE.   The event, which is regarded as the biggest of its kind in the Middle East and Africa, seeks to strengthen the relationship between the two countries and further develop and enhance it to best meet the common aspirations based on intercultural dialogue.   The upcoming 19th edition of ADIHEX 2022 is being organised by the Emirates Falconers’ Club between 26th September and 2nd October, 2022. Officially sponsored by the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi, the

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Secretary-General of Muslim Council of Elders meets UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide

The Secretary-General of Muslim Council of Elders, Mohamed Abdelsalam, has met the Special Adviser to the Secretary-General of the United Nations on the Prevention of Genocide, Alice Wairimu Nderitu, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), in New York.   The meeting discussed various issues related to the role of religious leaders in combatting extremism digitally and on social media.   During the meeting, Alice Nderitu stressed the critical role of religious leaders in combatting extremism. She expressed her willingness to cooperate with the Muslim Council of Elders in promoting dialogue, coexistence and peace on a global

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NAMA highlights HR’s pivotal role in creating gender-inclusive work environments

NAMA Women Advancement (NAMA) will offer in-depth insights into diversity and inclusion as it guides organisations into creating safe gender-inclusive work environments through the lens of Human Resources at an upcoming interactive workshop in Dubai.   Held under NAMA’s initiative Irtiqa, under the theme “The Future of Work is Gender Inclusive” and organised in collaboration with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Middle East, the two-hour workshop will be on Wednesday, 28th September, 2022 at the PwC Office, Emaar Square, Dubai.   Targeting HR professionals and diversity and inclusion leaders in the corporate workplace, the workshop titled “Setting a Gender-inclusive Work Environment: The Role

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Excellence workshops are bridge for communicating experiences between winners, candidates: Khalifa Award for Education

The General Secretariat of the Khalifa Award for Education stressed the importance of the applied excellence workshops programme that it implements in the educational field to introduce the areas presented for the 16th session 2022-2023, as these workshops represent a bridge for knowledge communication and exchange of experiences between winners, arbitrators and potential candidates for this session.   It includes 10 fields distributed over 17 A category that covers various fields of education, both university and pre-university, in which the door is opened for participation for the professionals in the educational field locally, internationally, and across the Arab region.  

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Global Tech and Metaverse community gather to discuss, showcase the potential of the new immersive world

Dubai Metaverse Assembly will be organized by Dubai Future Foundation (DFF), under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Executive Council and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the DFF, on 28-29 September at the Museum of the Future and AREA 2071. The first-of-its-kind regional event will host 300 global experts and more than 40 organizations specialized in metaverse and virtual worlds applications.   As one of the region’s largest specalised events, the flagship event will explore the digital economy and identify how governments, businesses and communities

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SIFF announces 16 jury members to lead 9th edition awards

The Sharjah International Film Festival for Children and Youth (SIFF) 2022 has announced a 16-member jury comprising acclaimed directors, filmmakers, actors and academics to judge films in six categories for the much-awaited ninth edition of the festival.   SIFF, organised by FUNN, the Sharjah-based entity that promotes media arts learning among children and youth, will run between 10th and 15th October, under the theme “Think Film” at Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre, Sharjah.   Jurors from 11 Arab and international countries The jury of the ninth edition hails from 11 countries including Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait, Iraq, Syria, USA,

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