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Emirates News

Arab Youth Centre, European Union launch activities of Climate Negotiation Skills Training Camp

ABU DHABI, 31st May, 2023 (WAM) -- The ‘Skills Bootcamp for Non-Experts’ (SBNE) was officially launched on Tuesday at the headquarters of the Arab Youth Centre in Abu Dhabi, as part of the ‘Young Arab Diplomatic Leaders’ program in cooperation with the European Union Delegation to the United Arab Emirates. The camp enables Arab youth leadership in the field of diplomacy and strives to hone Arab youth skills in professional negotiation, qualifying individuals to gain valuable experience to facilitate active participation in international discussions and...

11 pre-proposals shortlisted to full proposal phase of UAEREP’s fifth cycle

ABU DHABI, 31st May, 2023 (WAM) -- The National Center of Meteorology (NCM), through the UAE Research Programme for Rain Enhancement Science (UAEREP), has shortlisted 11 pre-proposals out of the 46 submissions reviewed by the International Technical Revi Committee as part of the programme’s 5th Cycle research grants.Researchers whose pre-proposals are shortlisted now have to submit final, full proposals, which are due in August, with the ultimate winners to be selected and announced in January 2024. The programme offers two grants of up to US$1.5...

Maktoum bin Mohammed meets with UK’s Economic Secretary to the Treasury

DUBAI, 31st May, 2023 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, First Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, today met with Andrew Griffith, UK’s Economic Secretary to the Treasury.The meeting, held at the Dubai International Financial Centre, reviewed commercial and trade partnerships between the UAE and the UK in a wide range of sectors and discussed new opportunities to build on the two countries’ deep historical economic ties. His Highness said the UAE is keen to...


Rubu’ Qarn launches Theatrical Creativity Award

SHARJAH, 31st May, 2023 (WAM) -- As part of its keenness to honour individual creations in various forms of theatrical arts, Rubu’ Qarn Foundation for Creating Leaders and Innovators will launch, on Thursday, 1st June , a creative competition entitled “Theatrical Creativity Award”, to polish members’ skills and release their creativity.The award is held under the slogan “Partners in Creating a Creative Personality”, to enhance the concept of theatrical culture and self-knowledge of the members of its institutions, and enable them to express their opinion...
Excitement soars in Paris as Emirates passes the Webb Ellis Cup to the host nation
SEWA, Sharjah Islamic set up rationalising tools in 494 mosques

World News

ADGM launches inaugural Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risk Assessment Report

ABU DHABI, 31st May, 2023 (WAM) -- Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) announced today the launch of its inaugural Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (ML/TF) Risk Assessment of ADGM Legal Persons and Arrangements Report (LPA Report). This announcement reaffirms ADGM's commitment to combating financial crime and underscores its dedication to maintaining an effective Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing (AML/CFT) system within its jurisdiction. ADGM's comprehensive legal framework encompasses 16 distinct Legal Person and Arrangement (LPA) types. Recognising the significance of understanding the specific ML/TF risks...

Ministry of Economy imposes fines worth AED65.9mn on 137 DNFBP companies in Q1

ABU DHABI, 31st May, 2023 (WAM) -- In the first quarter of 2023, the Ministry of Economy imposed fines worth AED 65.9 million on 137 companies operating in the UAE’s designated non-financial business or professions (DNFBP) sector following an inspection of 840 companies for failing to comply with the anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) legislation. The initiative falls in line with the Ministry’s efforts to ensure the sector’s full compliance with the provisions stipulated by Federal Decree-Law No. 20 of 2018...

MoIAT announces 500 industrial job opportunities for Emiratis

ABU DHABI, 31st May, 2023 (WAM) -- The Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT), in collaboration with the Emirati Talent Competitiveness Council (ETCC) and the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) has unveiled an initiative offering 500 training and job opportunities for UAE nationals in the industrial sector. As part of the Industrialist Programme, this initiative aligns with the objectives of the National Strategy for Industry and Advanced Technology and Nafis, aiming to empower and equip Emirati talent with the necessary skills required...
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