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The 15th Ministerial Meeting of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) issued on Tuesday the Abu Dhabi Declaration in which it called for the endorsement of the ACD Vision for Asia Cooperation 2030 to deliver the ACD future collaboration towards sustainable Asia. Held under the chairmanship of H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, in Abu Dhabi, the forum underlined that access to energy, food and water by all citizens "is the prime ... Read More
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H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, received on Tuesday Abdyldaev Erlan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan, on the sidelines of the 15th Ministerial Meeting of the Asia Co-operation Dialogue held in Abu Dhabi. The Ministers ... Read More
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The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, ADNOC, said yesterday it would implement a host of measures to increase energy efficiency by 10 percent by 2020. The energy efficiency strategy will reduce ADNOC's gas consumption by 156 million cu. ft. a day, thus saving a total of US$1 billion by that time. The ... Read More
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The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, MoCCAE, and the Food Security Centre - Abu Dhabi have joined forces to promote food security in the UAE. A Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, to this effect was signed yesterday by Dr. Thani Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, ... Read More
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Rooftop solar energy will help drive renewable energy to the next stage of its development in the Middle East and South Asian markets, said industry experts at the World Future Energy Summit and the Solar Expo in Abu Dhabi. Renewable energy, particularly solar, is making rapid progress in the ... Read More
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Rooftop solar energy will help drive renewable energy to the next stage of its development in the Middle East and South Asian markets, according to leading industry figures at the World Future Energy Summit, WFES, and the Solar Expo in Abu Dhabi. Renewable energy, particularly solar, is making ... Read More
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Masdar, Abu Dhabi's renewable energy company, has acquired a stake in Hywind Scotland, a 30-megawatt (MW) floating offshore pilot wind farm in the North Sea. Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and Chairman of Masdar; Dr. Thani Al-Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment; Tone ... Read More
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Masdar, Abu Dhabi's renewable energy company, has signed a cooperation agreement with Qatar Electricity and Water Company, QEWC, and Nebras Power, at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, to develop renewable and sustainable energy projects. In the presence of Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State, the ... Read More
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Construction of the 800 megawatt, MW, phase 3 of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai will start at the end of this month following the award of the engineering, procurement and construction, EPC, contract for the project. This was announced yesterday at Abu Dhabi Sustainability ... Read More
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Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, the UAE Research Programme for Rain Enhancement Science Tuesday evening honoured the awardees from USA, Finland, and the UK to share a grant of US$ 5 million of the Second ... Read More
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The Toyota Motor Corporation has agreed to collaborate with Masdar, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, ADNOC, Air Liquide, and Toyota distributor Al-Futtaim Motors, in a joint research programme to explore the potential of hydrogen energy use in the UAE for the creation of a sustainable, low-carbon ... Read More
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Twenty-eight businesses from France are participating in the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2017, which is currently being held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. Under the umbrella of 'Business France', the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, ... Read More
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Expo 2020 Dubai yesterday unveiled the details of its overall strategy to help accelerate momentum towards a greener and cleaner future, showcased by a Sustainability Pavilion that is envisioned as an inspiration for a new generation of guardians of the earth's welfare. Designs showing the vision ... Read More
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To encourage a culture of recycling among the public, Bee'ah, the Middle East's leading and award-winning environmental management company, launched Bee'ah Rewards at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) and Eco Waste, being held in Abu Dhabi from 16th to 19th January. It is the first CSR ... Read More
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His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation, Chief Executive of the Emirates Group and Chairman of the Economic Development Committee in Dubai, said the economy of Dubai grew by 2.7% in real terms in 2016, despite declining oil prices, sluggish growth in ... Read More
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The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has launched the Dubai Maritime Virtual Cluster (DMVC) initiative which provides an important platform for facilitating effective communication among members of the cluster and removing the constraints of time and distance. The project will also promote ... Read More
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H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, handed over the Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart Government Programme flag to the Road and Transport Authority, RTA, as its "RTA Smart Bus Shelters Initiative" had won the public award ... Read More
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The Sharjah Women Sports Foundation, SWSF, is being held up as a shining example of the new strategy to promote women's sports in the UAE in general and in Sharjah in particular. The foundation is also aiming to highlight the role of the nation's sportswomen in the regional and global arenas, ... Read More