Sunday, January 24, 2021

Human Rights

Airline body IATA develops mobile apps for COVID-era travel

Global aviation body IATA is developing a set of mobile apps to help passengers to navigate COVID-19 travel restrictions and securely share test and vaccine certificates with airlines and governments.   The International Air Transport Association (IATA), which represents many of the world’s major airlines, plans to pilot the Travel Pass platform by year-end and […]

UAE Reaffirms Commitment to Upholding Rights of Children Globally at UN Security Council

The UAE reiterated its continued commitment to upholding the rights of children around the world, particularly those in conflict situations, including by protecting schools and preventing grave violations, as well as protecting the right to education and the need to provide opportunities for fulfillment and growth to the most vulnerable. In a written statement to […]

Entertainment

Monumental Sports & Entertainment, UAE Announce Global Esports Partnership.

Monumental Sports & Entertainment and the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Washington, D.C. have announced a partnership focused on the growth and inclusivity of esports on a global level. Built on a shared passion for gaming, this partnership en…

Hassan Ali Hassan Al Matwi’s RAQEE wins Al Thakhira Cup thriller

Hassan Ali Hassan Al Matwi’s RAQEE (Mared Al Sahra x Cath) was back in the winner’s circle within a year of his previous victory with the 6yo topping the AL THAKHIRA CUP (LOCAL PUREBRED ARABIANS) at the dirt track at Al Rayyan Park on Wednesday. In the…

Education

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed chairs meeting of Education and Human Resources Council

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Chairman of the Education and Human Resources Council (EHRC), has chaired the council’s meeting, which was held today via video conferencing. During the meeting, Sheikh Abdullah highlighted the role of digital media in strengthening and advancing the education system, to […]

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed urges teachers, education staff to take COVID-19 vaccine

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and Chairman of the Education and Human Resources Council urged all employees in public and private educational establishments, including teachers and administrative staff, to take the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine, to support the country’s efforts to vaccinate over 50 percent of residents […]

Health Services

UAE opens two hospitals in Somaliland

A delegation from the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has opened two hospitals in the Republic of Somaliland. The first, is the “Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Hospital,” in the city of Berbera, northwestern Somalia, and the second, is a specialised hospital for women, childbirth and neonatal care, in the city of Burao, […]

MoFAIC offers COVID-19 vaccines to its employees

In line with the National Vaccination Programme against the emerging coronavirus (Covid-19) under which the vaccine is provided to the population of the UAE, in an effort to reduce the number of cases and contain the virus, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation joined hands with the Department of Health Abu Dhabi to […]