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1 hour 57 minute

UN urges international community to promote, defend human rights for all

NEW YORK, 20th September, 2018 (WAM) -- In his message for the International Day of Peace, Ant?nio Guterres, the UN Secretary-General, urged the international community to act together to promote and defend human rights for all, in the name of lasting peace for all. Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21st September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. The 2018 Theme: "The Right to Peace - The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70". ''This...
4 hour 18 minute

UAE’s leadership enabled women’s participation in all areas of life: Amal Al Qubaisi

SAINT PETERSBURG, 20th September, 2018 (WAM) -- Dr. Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of the Federal National Council, FNC, stated that creating and preserving a culture of peace, prosperity, development and stability requires empowering communities, through the pivotal role for women. She added that the UAE’s leadership, since the country’s establishment, has enabled Emirati women to participate in all areas of life. She made this statement during her speech at the opening ceremony of the 2nd Eurasian Women’s Forum, which was launched today by Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, with the attendance of representatives of 110 countries and around 27...
4 hour 20 minute

Abdullah bin Zayed receives Serbian counterpart

ABU DHABI, 20th September, 2018 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, received on Thursday, Ivica Dacic, the Serbian Minister of Foreign Affairs, and discussed with him ways of bolstering bilateral ties of cooperation and friendship. The two ministers also exchanged views on the latest developments in the region and tackled a variety of regional and global issues of common concern. H.H. Sheikh Abdullah highlighted the UAE's interest in furthering avenues of joint cooperation and relations between the UAE and Serbia. For his part, the Serbian foreign minister praised the prominent...

4 hour 33 minute

UAE a symbol of harmony, goodwill: Nahyan bin Mubarak

ABU DHABI, 20th September, 2018 (WAM) -- Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister for Tolerance, said that the UAE calls for peace and love and has been a symbol of harmony and goodwill since its establishment by the Founder Father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who highlighted to the region and the entire world, with his words and actions, his efforts to achieve peace and happiness for the nations and peoples, as well as community development, prosperity and respect for individuals, regardless of race, religion, culture and ideology. In his statements to mark the annual International...
6 hour 4 minute

UAE, South Africa discuss joint defence cooperation

ABU DHABI, 20th September, 2018 (WAM) -- Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defence Affairs, has received Mapisa-Nqakula, South Africa's Minister of Defence and Military Veterans. The ministers discussed a variety of latest regional and global issues and developments of mutual concern. Ways of enhancing bilateral military and defence cooperation were also explored during the meeting, which was attended by a group of UAE defence officials.
6 hour 7 minute

Sharjah Media Council, Sharjah Police to work for unified media message

SHARJAH, 20th September, 2018 (WAM) -- Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman of Sharjah Media Council, has underscored the critical importance of concerted efforts and cooperation between the law enforcement authorities and the media to present a positive image of Sharjah in the interest of a healthy and peaceful society. Presided over by Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, a coordination meeting at the Sharjah Media Corporation was attended by Major General Saif Al Zari Al Shamsi, Commander-in-Chief of Sharjah Police; Dr Khalid Omar Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Media City; Mohammed Hassan Khalaf, Director-General of Sharjah Media Corporation;...

6 hour 11 minute

SSSD conducts a survey on entertainment programmes for the elderly

SHARJAH, 20th September, 2018 (WAM) -- The Sharjah Social Services Department, SSSD, has conducted a survey on entertainment programmes for the elderly, aiming to achieve the department's vision of promoting a safe and secure society and enhancing family stability. The gesture comes in line with the SSSD’s strategy to empower the elderly, discussing the most prominent proposals that serve several old people. During the meeting, which was held at the Old Peoples Home, the elders expressed their pleasure to share their opinions, stressing on the importance of arranging more leisure trips. The meeting was attended by several dignitaries as well...
6 hour 15 minute

Dedicated walkways for People of Determination at Dubai beaches

DUBAI, 20th September, 2018 (WAM) -- Eng. Alia Abdul Rahim Al Harmoudi, Director of Environment Department at Dubai Municipality, said the Municipality has provided dedicated walkways for the People of Determination and the elderly on public beaches in the Emirate. "The special pathways have been built for the People of Determination and the elderly to enable them to cross the beach and reach the sea easily. We have provided them at Al Mamzar Creek Beach, Al Mamzar Corniche Beach, Jumeirah 2 and 3 beaches, Umm Suqeim 1 and 2 beaches. They are built meeting international standards in this area, facilitating...
6 hour 20 minute

Abu Dhabi, Spain accelerating energy collaboration

MADRID, 20th September, 2018 (WAM) -- A senior official at the Department of Energy - Abu Dhabi (DoE) has underlined the importance of bolstering strategic cooperation between DoE and Spanish companies in the energy domains and harnessing the immense potential boasted by the two sides. Awaidha Al Marar, Chairman of the DoE, made the statements during a meeting organised by the UAE Embassy in Madrid in collaboration with the Spanish Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Services where a number of Spanish companies participated. The meeting was held on the sidelines of the Global Power & Energy Exhibition, running in Barcelona on...

6 hour 21 minute

Sharjah International Narrators Forum hosts workshop on art of storytelling

SHARJAH, 20th September, 2018 (WAM) -- To promote cultural exchange and develop the art of storytelling skills, Sharjah International Narrators Forum, SINF, held a workshop on "Introducing Storytelling: Touching Hearts and Minds" at the Arab Heritage Centre on 19th and 20th September. The workshop drew a number of participants, presenters and performers. "It was a pleasure to host the workshop on storytelling techniques. Since the establishment, of SINF, we have been committed to preserving and promoting this significant art form, and the workshop was a reflection of our continued efforts to provide narrators and storytellers with an opportunity to share...
7 hour 33 minute

UAE re-affirms commitments to developing nuclear programme to highest safety standards

VIENNA, 20th September, 2018 (WAM) -- The UAE has re-affirmed its commitment to develop its national nuclear programme to the highest standards of safety, security, non-proliferation and transparency. Addressing the 62nd session of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference here, Ambassador Hamad Alkaabi, UAE Permanent Representative to the IAEA, commended the international agency's central role in supporting its Member States in their pursuit, development and sustainment of peaceful uses of nuclear energy and applications. "The IAEA has a central role in supporting its Member States in their pursuit, development and sustainment of peaceful uses of nuclear energy and...
7 hour 40 minute

OPEC daily basket price stood at US$77.06 barrel Wednesday

VIENNA, 20th September, 2018 (WAM) --The price of OPEC basket of fifteen crudes stood at US$77.06 a barrel on Wednesday, 19th September, 2018, compared with US$76.09 the previous day, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations. The fifteen crudes, from separate OPEC member countries, includes a mix of blends and light and heavy crudes, including the UAE’s Murban.