Sharjah Media Centre, the communications arm of the Government of Sharjah, today announced it will showcase the Emirate’s deep-rooted history, cultural heritage, economic advancement and its development as a leading tourist destination during its second consecutive participation at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), a key travel and tourism event... Read more
The Dubai Chapter of 85 Broads, the exclusive global network of 30,000 trailblazing businesswomen, will be holding the 85 Broads Global Forum: Defining Successon 7th May 2012 at the Capital Club, Dubai. The event follows last year’s successful forum which was titled, What’s Your Destiny? This year’s event is supported by... Read more
WTO Director General outlines steps to boost trade within the Arab region
The Director General of the World Trade Organisation, Pascal Lamy, outlined the necessary steps to facilitate greater inter-Arab region trade, during a panel discussion at the 13th quadrennial session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD XIII). The event brought together leading economists and prominent members of the... Read more
Women in development, a major focus of high-level event at UNCTAD XIII
A high-level event on women in development was convened during the 13th session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD XIII). Her Excellency, Sheikha Al Mayyasa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, who inaugurated  the high-level event, said that under the leadership of Her Highness is Sheikha Moza... Read more
Three Startup Weekend events planned for UAE and Qatar
Startup Weekend, a 54-hour event where participants pitch technology startup ideas and form teams to compete for awards and cash prizes, is coming to the UAE and Qatar this spring. Events are scheduled for Dubai on 10th-12th May, in Abu Dhabi on 24th-26th May, and in Doha on 14th-16th June. Startup Weekend, which began in... Read more
Dubai Exports and the Australia-Arab Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AACCI) invites you to join Australian and Arab business leaders, senior government representatives and trade delegates  at Australia’s premier Arab World-focused business event. The 2012 Australia-Arab Business Forum is the ideal platform for networking with strategic business customers, agents,... Read more
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is now ranked third among Arab countries and has improved by 17 places to occupy the 41st spot globally in the UN e-Government Readiness Index 2012, demonstrating the country’s success in improving its e-services and injecting large-scale investments to increase broadband penetration, which is... Read more
Qatar is the first Arab country to take over the presidency of UNCTAD
During a high-level meeting at UNCTAD XIII on 21st April, 2012, HE Dr. Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al Kawari, Minister of Culture, Arts and Heritage, was elected President of the Conference of UNCTAD XIII. Qatar has officially taken over the presidency of UNCTAD for the next four years, becoming the first country... Read more
Qatari government holds meetings on preserving UNCTAD legacy
With proceedings for the 13th quadrennial session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD XIII) currently underway, members of the Qatari government have held important bilateral and multilateral meetings to enhance cooperation and prepare for the post UNCTAD XIII era. During the conference, HE Sheikh Jassim bin Abdulaziz... Read more
Project Qatar, the 9th International Trade Exhibition for Construction Technology, Building Materials, Equipment and Environmental Technology, has announced its regional launch during a ceremony attended by officials, diplomats, businessmen and investors at the Al Bustan Rotana Hotel in Dubai. Occupying an exhibition area of more than 62,000 square metres, Project... Read more