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Golf ace lends support to the Special Olympics

Golf ace lends support to the Special Olympics

A former Falcon trophy-winning golfer recently helped to raise awareness about and promote the upcoming Special Olympics IX MENA Games in Abu Dhabi. Spanish golfer Pablo Larrazabal teamed up with Zimbabwean Special Olympics gold medal-winning athlete Munyaradzi Musariri for the Pro-Am …

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The UAE is one of the world’s most generous countries

The UAE is one of the world’s most generous countries

The UAE’s humanitarian efforts have been recognised, giving the country another reason to celebrate as 2017 comes to a close. According to data from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, the UAE was the world’s largest aid donor in 2016, …

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This new medical centre will boost cancer treatment here

This new medical centre will boost cancer treatment here

Work is underway on a unique medical centre that will be a first for the region. HH Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, chief patron of the Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan Humanitarian and Scientific Foundation, has laid the …

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How the UAE rose from discord to solidarity

How the UAE rose from discord to solidarity

As we commemorate the UAE’s 46th National Day on 2nd December, find out how the founding father’s determination played a vital role in the final days leading up to the country’s unity In June 1971, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al …

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Can this new academy instil a lifetime of giving?

Can this new academy instil a lifetime of giving?

With all the unsettling news from around the world, there’s no doubt that instilling the values of empathy and compassion in future generations is a important. This is the driving force behind the newly announced Zayed Humanitarian Work Academy, an …

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United efforts to combat humanitarian crisis sought

United efforts to combat humanitarian crisis sought

As World Refugee Day approaches on 20th June, humanitarian officers are making a plea for more action on a community level. With over 65 million refugees and displaced people globally, the UN Refugee Agency UNHCR is urging people to step …

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How to make a remarkable difference this year and beyond

How to make a remarkable difference this year and beyond

As Ramadan approaches thoughts turn to giving back to others in our community and beyond. Here is how you can get involved It doesn’t matter if you’re young or old, rich or poor, expat or local; whoever you are and …

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Charity book fair helps promote literacy around the world

Charity book fair helps promote literacy around the world

More than 20,000 books have been sold in the inaugural Charity Book Fair that was held recently across the country. The campaign – spearheaded by the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development – saw cultural centres in the UAE selling …

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New award to celebrate hope and kindness

New award to celebrate hope and kindness

A new million-dirham campaign looks to highlight the contributions of individuals and institutions in making the community, and even the world, a better place. The Arab Hope Makers award was launched by UAE vice president Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al …

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