‫”نمر مدراس” يحتل المركز الأول على مستوى العالم ويقتنص ذهبية بطولة العالم للشطرنج السريع لعام 2017

لندن، 29 ديسمبر 2017/ PRNewswire/ — فيساوانثان آناند “Viswanathan Anand”  يهزم غريمه في النهائي في نهائي الجولات السريعة للبطولة، بينما تصدرت اللاعبة جو وينجون “ Ju Wenjun” مسابقة النساء لتتوج على رأس البطولة لعام 2017 تُوج اللاعب الهندي المخضرم فيساوانثان آناندى (الذي يفضل لقب “نمر مدراس”) على رأس مسابقة العالم للشطرنج أمس عقب فوزه بنهائي […]

DEWA wins two awards at LinkedIn MENA Talent Awards 2017

DUBAI, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, has won the Best Employer Brand and Best Cultural Environment for Learning awards, in the Public Sector category, at the LinkedIn MENA Talent Awards 2017.

DEWA received the award in recognition of the fruitful collaboration between DEWA’s Knowledge Management department and LinkedIn, which promotes a culture of learning among DEWA’s staff. It provides 2,000 employees with the opportunity to discover the knowledge resources available on LinkedIn Learning, one of the leading platforms for smart learning. It provides members with a library of over 10,000 pieces of content, including knowledge-based, training and quality management, and technology and innovation products from leading experts around the world.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA expressed his delight in receiving this award, as it reflects the appreciation of DEWA’s efforts in training staff, improving their skills, and providing the latest sources of knowledge for them, in cooperation with prominent global organisations. He commended the efforts of the LinkedIn Talent Awards organisers for applauding and appreciate outstanding institutions and companies in training talent, and instilling a culture of happiness and continuous learning among them.

“DEWA pursues an integrated futuristic strategy, as well as innovative plans and frameworks aimed at achieving continuous development in all its administrative and operational services. This supports the Dubai Plan 2021 to make Dubai a home for creators, and innovators, filled with pride and happiness,” said Al Tayer.

Source: Emirates News Agency

Union Coop, General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare sign MoU

DUBAI, Union Coop has signed an MoU with the General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare. The new agreement aims at boosting and developing through supporting Emirates sports facilities sustainability forum.

The agreement was signed by Suhail Albastaki, Happiness & Marketing Department Director on behalf of Union Coop, and Ahmed Abdouloui, Director of Youth and Sports Facilities on behalf of the authority.

Mr. Albastaki said, “We aim through support the forum to achieve and consolidate concept of sustainability in sport facilities beside stresses on the importance of achieving the stability of a distinct athlete according to the standards of institutional excellence.

Mr. Abdouloui said “Emirates sports facilities sustainability forum contribute in founders sport sustainable healthy environment one of its objectives achieve the aspirations of leadership and to promote the concept of sustainability in all fields. Adding that the Union coop is hybrid active in supporting initiatives and programs of public benefit that contribute to raising awareness and public culture.”

Source: Emirates News Agency

Sajaya to participate at Dhawahi Festival

SHARJAH, Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah, a subsidiary of the Rubu’ Qarn Foundation for Creating Leaders and Innovators, is participating at the 6th Dhawahi festival, District Festival 6, which will be held on 1st to 4th January, 2018, at Al Nouf Park, …

UAE Press: End brutality against children

ABU DHABI, A UAE newspaper has said that the brutality faced by many children in the modern world, especially in the conflict zones, could rattle the heart of any good-hearted individual, quoting United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund, UNICEF, as saying that children have become frontline targets, used as human shields, killed, maimed and recruited to fight in conflicts around the world.

In an editorial on Sunday, The Gulf Today said, “Sexual violence, forced marriage, abduction and enslavement have become standard tactics in conflict areas like Syria, Nigeria, South Sudan and Myanmar.”

Manuel Fontaine, the Director of Emergency Programmes at UNICEF, has highlighted the fact that children are being targeted and exposed to attacks and brutal violence in their homes, schools and playgrounds.

In addition to the physical trauma children have had to suffer, far too many children have been subjected to the psychosocial trauma in having to witness shocking and widespread violence. Hundreds of thousands have been displaced and many children have died as a result of lack of health care, medicines or access to food and water, because these services were damaged or destroyed in fighting.

At a time when they are supposed to be busy studying in schools, an estimated 152 million children around the world are busy working to earn for their families. Also, the International Labour Organisation has indicated that more than half of all children � some 73 million � work in jobs that directly endanger their health, safety and moral development.

“Brutality against children, wherever it happens, cannot be allowed to continue. All parties in conflict zones need to abide by their obligations under international law and end violations and attacks against children,” concluded the Sharjah-based daily.

Source: Emirates News Agency

BADEA’s Board of Directors held its fourth meeting for 2017

KHARTOUM, The Board of Directors of the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa, BADEA, has held its 4th meeting for 2017, in London.The meeting was chaired by Yousif bin Ibrahim Al Bassam, Chairman of the Board of Directors, in the presence of Dr…

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