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International desalination association convenes first meeting of global energy task force during international water summit

The International Desalination Association (IDA) will convene the first meeting of its global Energy Task force in conjunction with the International Water Summit, which takes place 15-17 January in Abu Dhabi. The goal of IDA’s Energy Task Force is to achieve a 20% reduction in energy consumption in all major seawater desalination processes by 2015. The meeting will be held …

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Queen Rania of Jordan to Speak at Opening Ceremony of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, today announced that Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan will deliver a keynote speech during the launch of the inaugural Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) at the opening ceremony of the sixth annual World Future Energy Summit and first International Water Summit on January 15. Taking place January 13-17, ADSW is the …

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MoF Receives a Delegation from the Ministry of Education of Saudi Arabia

As part of its ongoing efforts to enhance cooperation with local and regional government bodies, the Ministry of Finance (MoF) recently received a delegation from the Ministry of Education – Saudi Arabia at its headquarters in Abu Dhabi. The main aim behind the visit was to exchange expertise and to familiarise the visitors with MoF’s expertise in designing government financial …

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Center of Waste Management – Abu Dhabi to Encourage Community to Adopt Sustainable Practices at World Future Energy Summit 2013

The Center of Waste Management – Abu Dhabi today announced it will showcase programs and creative initiatives on safe and effective methods of waste management as part of its participation at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2013. The Center will particularly highlight waste collection and processing projects that leverage state-of-the-art science and technology and are currently being implemented in …

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CSE delivers its Certified Sustainability (CSR) Practitioner Training in Abu Dhabi in January 20 & 21, 2013

Event description: This challenging 2-day course enables participants to acquire the skills and competencies required to become certified as global CSR practitioners. Through specialized, detailed and highly focused training, it provides them with the tools and necessary practical framework of every CSR aspect, including Strategy and Reporting, Stakeholder Engagement, Green Marketing and CSR Scorecard. Upon completion of the course, trainees …

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CSE delivers its Certified Sustainability (CSR) Practitioner Training in Abu Dhabi in January 20 & 21, 2013

This challenging 2-day course enables participants to acquire the skills and competencies required to become certified as global CSR practitioners. Through specialized, detailed and highly focused training, it provides them with the tools and necessary practical framework of every CSR aspect, including Strategy and Reporting, Stakeholder Engagement, Green Marketing and CSR Scorecard. Upon completion of the course, trainees are able …

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Brunei education minister gets first-hand look at mobile technology during HCT campus tours

Minister of Education of Brunei Darussalam, Mr. Pehin Abu Bakar Apong and HCT Vice Chancellor Dr. Tayeb Kamali interact with students using tablet technology during a tour of the Abu Dhabi Men’s College. ABU DHABI, Monday, November 19, 2012: The Minister of Education of Brunei Darussalam, Mr. Pehin Abu Bakar Apong, saw first-hand how the UAE Federal Mobile Learning initiative …

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Department of Finance – Abu Dhabi Wins Best Government e-Application in the Middle East for 2012

Award received as part of the CNME awards in the field of information and communication technology for 2012 Abu Dhabi, November 05, 2012: The Department of Finance – Abu Dhabi (DoF), represented by the Information Technology Directorate, won the award for Best Government e-Application in the Middle East for 2012. The title was presented by Computer News Middle East (CNME) …

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Climatic Conditions Make Abu Dhabi Ideal for Commercial Production of Biofuels from Algae

Masdar Institute Faculty Gathers Interdisciplinary Team to Conduct Research in Biomass-Derived Fuels Abu Dhabi’s abundant sunshine and climate make it a near-ideal location for growing algae for commercial production of biofuels. Such unique geographic and climatic conditions further enhance the opportunity for the Emirate to become a leading developer of clean and sustainable technologies. An interdisciplinary research team assembled by …

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Visit the latest jet pumps, laser and downhole technology on ITF’s Technology Street at ADIPEC

ITF, the global technology facilitator, will promote six leading technology developers at the Middle East’s largest oil and gas exhibition and conference next month. The organisation has created a ‘Technology Street’ display space at Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC) which will be held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from Sunday, November 11 until Wednesday, …

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