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The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy presents the recommendations of The Sustainable Arabia: Clean Energy Conference

On May 2-3, in Dubai, the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) hosted a regional policy dialogue among concerned parties from the Arab countries to prepare for the forthcoming UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in June 2012, Rio De Janeiro . The “Sustainable Arabia: Clean Energy” conference discussed the Green Economy and how it is linked to sustainable development. …

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Two Students to Represent Masdar Institute’s YFEL Program at Rio+20 Summit in Brazil

YFEL Members to Highlight Role of Research in Obtaining Sustainable Solutions at UAE Pavilion Abu Dhabi-UAE: 13 June, 2012 – The Young Future Energy Leaders (YFEL) program, an outreach initiative of Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, today announced two of its members will highlight the role of …

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Global universities and education institutes step up efforts to lure UAE high school graduates

  NAJAH, region’s leading education, training and careers fair, lays key platform as thousands of Emirati school-leavers weigh up study options Abu Dhabi, 13 June, 2012: International universities and training institutes are lining up to attract the brightest young talent in the UAE, as more than 25,000 Emirati school-leavers get set to graduate and prepare themselves for the next steps …

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ICT Fund signs Scholarship Agreements for UAE Students with Universities in the Country

Proceeding from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) endeavor to promote its position globally in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) fields and to meet the growing needs of the country for specialized graduates from the UAE in related fields, the ICT Fund -a Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) initiative- signed several agreements with a number of renowned universities to sponsor 114 Emirati …

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Abu Dhabi University awards winners in 3rd Annual Chancellor’s Innovation Awards

Aims to enhance the culture of innovation Abu Dhabi, UAE: The four winning teams of Abu Dhabi University ‘s 3rd Annual Chancellor Innovation Awards were announced yesterday during a closing ceremony held on the University’s Abu Dhabi campus. Titled “Make A Difference”, the awards aim to encourage the creative spirit of the University’s staff, faculty & students and enhance the culture of innovation …

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UAE: PepsiCo to host 2nd Social Responsibility Youth Forum

A platform to develop youth leadership and to engage them in a dialogue on social responsibility Dubai, 07 June 2012: On Sunday, the second PepsiCo CSR Youth Forum will take place alongside the 9th Middle East Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Summit, bringing together like-minded youth from the UAE and from around the region to debate and develop a route for creating …

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Women professionals in UAE ready to take on more responsibility to advance career prospects

  Accenture survey shows few professionals plan to leave their employers despite job dissatisfaction among more than half of the respondents. UAE females intending to leave want to be entrepreneurs starting their own business more than their female peers in the world and men in UAE. Abu Dhabi, June 6, 2012: Women in the UAE are ready to accept more …

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Qatar, Kuwait, UAE and Bahrain Among Top 10 Countries in the World by Proportion of Millionaire Households, says BCG

Private financial wealth in Middle East and Africa grew by 4.7% in 2011, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The report, entitled The Battle to Regain Strength: Global Wealth 2012, is BCG’s twelfth annual look at the global wealth-management industry and addresses the current size of the market, the state of offshore wealth , the …

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Dubai Land Department Responds to Public Inquiries via “Twitter” and “Facebook”

To Enhance Communication over Social Networks Dubai – United Arab Emirates, 05 June 2012 – The Dubai Land Department ( LD ) announces that it will respond to public inquiries via its accounts on Twitter and Facebook opened last year. Launching the rapid response service aims at enhancing communication with the public and customers through social networking sites. Communication via Twitter and Facebook is …

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Etihad Airways Starts Rolling out Sabre Technology as Part of Billion Dollar Technology Deal

Software-as-a-service catering software to save carrier $5 million each year and transform guest experience Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has started rolling out Sabre software, following the billion dollar technology agreement signed by the two companies last year. The implementation of Sabre’s catering software kicks off the largest technology project in the airline’s history, …

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