Thursday , 13 December 2018

Tag Archives: Winners

The joint winners of Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development for 2018 received their prizes from His Highness the Amir of the State of Kuwait

Speaking on behalf of the Rakai Health Sciences Program, which she co-founded, Professor Wawer said, “ We are very grateful for the recognition this award gives to our teams both in Uganda and at John Hopkins University for the impactful work we are doing to combat the HIV epidemic in Uganda.” Dr Adnan Shihab-Eldin, Director General of the Kuwait Foundation …

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Winners of ‘Illiteracy in the Arab World’ Challenge honoured

The Challenge attracted a host of outstanding projects and initiatives that seek to eradicate illiteracy. The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) has wrapped up the evaluation process for entries into the first round of the “Illiteracy in the Arab World” Challenge, with plans to announce the winners at the Knowledge Summit 2018, taking place on December 5 …

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Facebook celebrates MENA winners of First Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge

The Bots for Messenger Challenge was launched on February 15th this year, in 64 countries across the wider Middle East and Africa to recognize and reward developers who were able to create the most innovative new bots on Messenger. Facebook (www.Facebook.com) selected 3 winners from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) from 60 finalists as part of the first-ever …

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Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development announces Winners for Health and Food Security Categories

The winners of the Kuwait-sponsored, Al-Sumait 2015 Health Award and 2016 Food Security Award have been announced by the prestigious Board of Trustees at a meeting in Kuwait City. Today’s Board of Trustees meeting of the Al-Sumait Prize for African Development (AlSumaitPrize.org) honored ground-breaking research on tackling childhood malaria and addressing undernourishment through Africa, which both impact the lives of …

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7th annual innovation competiton winners announced by DQG

Industry experts provided insight into innovation and employee engagement at the 7th Continual Improvement & Innovation Symposium & Competition 2015 organized by Dubai Quality Group . Dubai, UAE: Continual Improvement (CI) Subgroup of Dubai Quality Group organized a unique annual DQG event to facilitate sharing, recognizing and learning from best practices and actual case studies from various sectors earlier this …

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2015 Winners of UN Climate Solutions Awards Announced

Projects From Across the Globe to be Honoured at UN Climate Conference in Paris Sixteen game-changing initiatives from around the world were announced today as winners of a prestigious United Nations climate change award. Winning activities include a seriously cool smartphone that puts social values first and an initiative that is enabling 40 Latin American cities to take concrete climate …

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Mission to Select Future Prize Winners Begins in Abu Dhabi

Zayed Future Energy Prize enters evaluation phase. Selection of the winners of the 2016 Zayed Future Energy Prize, the world’s preeminent award for innovative contributions to the future of energy and sustainable development, got underway on September 1-2, with the first of three evaluation meetings in Abu Dhabi. Local and international experts in sustainability, policy, engineering, architecture, academia, energy and …

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Winners of the 2014 Middle East Solar Awards Unveiled

With the majestic Dubai skyline serving as a backdrop, the Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA) unveiled the winners of the 2014 Middle East Solar Awards during a gala ceremony at the Emirates Towers. Two of the most prestigious awards went to Egypt. Egypt’s Electric Utility and Consumer Protection Regulatory Agency (Egypt ERA) won the Policymaker of the Year Award. …

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Philips and Dubai Economic Council Announce Winners of the ‘Spirit of Innovation’ Competition

More than 50 entries from across 17 universities in the UAE Winner receives internship with Philips HQ in the Netherlands Dubai – Philips and the Dubai Economic Council ( DEC ) have announced the winner of the UAE student competition ‘Spirit of Innovation’. Asad Ali, a recent graduate from New York University Abu Dhabi,stood out amongst a group of 10 …

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Zayed Future Energy Prize Jury Identifies 2015 Winners

The Zayed Future Energy Prize Jury meets in Abu Dhabi to select the 2015 winners. Pictured from right to left, His Excellency Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh, chairman of Global Marketplace, Abu Dhabi; Adnan Z Amin, Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency; His Excellency Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State, and Director General of the Zayed Future Energy …

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