The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation said in a statement issued today that it will not be lenient in dealing with violators
The forum, titled ‘From Charity to Change: Trends in Arab Philanthropy’, will be held on January 20-21, under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
The initiative has been prompted by the findings of a ground-breaking study undertaken by the John D. Gerhart Center for Philanthropy and Civic Engagement, American University in Cairo.
The study mapped out philanthropic work carried out in a number of Arab countries including the UAE, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan.
The consultation, which will review the results of the study to draw up an action plan for promoting strategic philanthropic activities in the region, will attract prominent Arab philanthropists as well as a significant number of corporate heads and decision makers from the Arab world.
Bonhams art auction in March
DUBAI — Bonhams, the international fine art auction house established in the UK in 1793, will hold its first Middle East auction sale in Dubai in March. It will feature some works from some of the biggest names in modern and contemporary Arab, Iranian, Indian and Pakistani art including India’s Francis Newton Souza, Syria’s Louay Kayyali and Iran’s Nasser Ovissi.
Fine jewellery and watches will also be included in the sale.
Dubai students visit Switzerland
DUBAI — About 17 Dubai Men’s College Higher Diploma Year 3 students recently visited Switzerland on an educational field trip.
They visited a number of organisations including UBS Wealth Management and Investment Banking, a private bank Lombard Darien Odier Hentsche & Cie, the IMD Business School, a recycling facility, a chocolate and watch factory.
Contest winner at HP concert
DUBAI — HP Middle East has announced that it was offering the winner, of its ‘Design Your Personal Life’ competition, the chance to perform live on the HP stage at the Santana concert in Dubai on February 15.
HP has launched a specially-built website, www.dypl-me.com, where the UAE youth can upload their original music until January14. The top five finalists, voted by the public, will play at Wafi City Rooftop Gardens on January 31.
The highlight of her performance was a clutch of 16 birdies including four over five holes in Round 2
From December 3 to January 7, visitors can have this exclusive experience on the 1km-long climate-controlled street
The Ghiath vehicles were initially designed and developed for Dubai Police in response to the demand for a new breed of mobile policing solutions
Sheikh Mohamed said solving the challenges facing the planet requires a shared vision
The new banknote is being issued in the same blue colour, for easier identification and will go into circulation on Thursday, November 30
Williamson hit 104 off 205 balls in his 29th Test century with 11 fours
The draw for the $1,000,000 grand prize is set to take place live on December 2