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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Saturday, February 11th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] With the World Health Organization expecting depression to rank in the top three biggest diseases within the next 15 years, over 300 global experts, scientists and decision makers met in Dubai today for the first Global Dialogue on Happiness. The conference is a global initiative driven by the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and intends to create a framework for governments to align their policies with the happiness and well-being of their people. To underscore its commitment to this initiative, the UAE has created an official cabinet-level position focused specifically on happiness. The Global Dialogue on Happiness is a pre-event to the 2017 World Government Summit, beginning 12 February in Dubai. UAE Minister of State for Happiness H.E. Ohood Bint Khalfan Al Roumi, outlined the sense of urgency and moral imperative ... Read more »
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Dubaï, Émirats Arabes Unis-Dimanche 12 Février 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Son Altesse Cheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-président et Premier Ministre des Émirats Arabes Unis et Gouverneur de Dubaï, a inauguré aujourd’hui l’aménagement du Musée du Futur lors du 5ème Sommet Mondial du Gouvernement, qui aura lieu à Dubaï du 12 au 14 février 2017. L'exposition propose trois idées présentant comment les pays peuvent faire face aux effets du changement climatique. Le Ministère de l'Économie des Émirats Arabes Unis prévoit que le coût de l'importation de denrées alimentaires quadruplerait à 60% du PIB d'ici 2025, à moins que des sources alimentaires locales et durables ne soient fournies. Selon l'OCDE, l'offre mondiale d'eau potable devrait diminuer de 40% par rapport à la demande mondiale d'ici 2030. La hausse du niveau de la mer pourrait déplacer plus de 250 millions de personnes d'ici la fin du siècle, rendant inhabitable la plupart des villes côtières. L'exposition Musée du Futur e ... Read more »
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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Saturday, February 11th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Education For Employment (EFE), an international not-for-profit network that creates employment opportunities for youth across the Middle East and North Africa region. The agreement seeks to provide jobseekers and university graduates in the UAE, regardless of nationality, with training opportunities as well as linkages to employers through developing relationships with local businesses and industries. Through this agreement, AURAK has become EFE’s first university partner in the UAE. Speaking after the signing ceremony, Prof. Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, president of AURAK, commented, “I have very high expectations for this new relationship. As one of the leading institutions of higher education in the country, we are confident that we are producing top-quality graduates. Now, with our new partner, Education Fo ... Read more »
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