Distinguished Emirati Woman Conference to be organised periodically

ABU DHABI, 7th April, 2016 (WAM) — Major General Dr. Abdul Quddous Abdul Al Obaidly, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police for the Quality and Excellence Affairs and Chairman of the Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA), has announced that based on the recommendations of H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, the Distinguished Emirati Woman Conference will be held biennially.

According to him the first edition of the Emirati Woman Conference was highly acclaimed and witnessed significant success. The conference, organised under the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union (GWU), Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF) and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood; was held under the slogan ‘Emirati Woman Conference: Distinction and Innovation 2016’.”

He also noted that the conference yielded purposeful outcomes that are well aligned with the strategic objectives of the Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA), notably spreading the culture of excellence pertaining to the intellectual property that target women in particular.

Major General Dr. Al Obaidly made his remarks in his speech during a ceremony held at the Abu Dhabi Police Officers Club to honor a number of organisers and collaborators.

Dr. Al Obaidly emphasised that this accolade has become a policy consistently pursued by the Ministry of Interior in recognition of the efforts exerted by collaborators during events and conferences. “The policy also aims to encourage all parties who contributed to the success of the first Emirati Woman Conference,” he said.

The EIPA, in cooperation with 999 Magazine, the media partner of the event, honored the partners who contributed to the success of the Emirati Woman Conference events. The first edition of the Conference took place in March, and was organised by the Ministry of Interior, the General Women’s Union, and the Emirates Intellectual Property Association.

Lt. Colonel Awadh Saleh Al Kendi, Editor-in-Chief of 999 Magazine, emphasised the Magazine’s pride with its media partnership with the conference, which contributed to reflect an honorable image that suits its position. In conclusion, he expressed his wishes for a lasting relation in the future.

The ceremony was attended by organizing media partners, representatives of the conference organisers, and a number of supporting firms. A documentary film was shown during the ceremony, showcasing the EIPA history and strategic goals.