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What is the Special Olympics?

What is the Special Olympics?

Two international sporting events are coming to Abu Dhabi. The Special Olympics MENA Games takes place from 14th-23rd March 2018 and the Special Olympics World Games takes place from the 14th-21st March 2019. So what are the events all about?  The …

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This art event will promote love in the community

This art event will promote love in the community

A collaboration between a non-profit organisation and a local artist aims to highlight the innate creative talent of people with autism and intellectual disabilities. Goals UAE, a group founded to provide activities for autistic children, and Emirati artist Azza Al …

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Expert advice: Do your social media profiles affect employability?

Expert advice: Do your social media profiles affect employability?

As part of our Sunday Series, every week we bring you a new expert advice column to make the most of your life in Abu Dhabi. This week, Chris Greaves, managing director at Hays Gulf Region, discusses how your social media …

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This inspiring story shows why school is so important

This inspiring story shows why school is so important

After finding a love for learning in a concentration camp, Naida Kardas is fighting for children’s access to education worldwide Naida Kardas vividly remembers the moment she fell in love with learning. Wandering the corridors of a school in former …

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A local conservation fund is helping protect globally threatened species

A local conservation fund is helping protect globally threatened species

An Abu Dhabi-based philanthropic fund has made a landmark commitment to furthering global conservation goals with two new pledges to protect endangered flora and fauna in countries around the world.  The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund announced its support …

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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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Native species to reach new heights in the wild

Native species to reach new heights in the wild

A local conservation organisation got the UAE’s 46th National Day celebrations off to a flying start with the release of a vulnerable native species into the wild. The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC) freed 46 Asian houbara bustards equipped …

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How to travel without hurting the environment

How to travel without hurting the environment

Are your travelling habits having a negative impact on the world? The concept of travelling to the other side of the world has become commonplace. Many of us don’t bat an eye flying to faraway destinations, taking multiple flights, cars, …

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This youngster has just made an unbelievably thoughtful gesture

This youngster has just made an unbelievably thoughtful gesture

An Abu Dhabi student has proven that a small act can have a big impact. Leen Al Badawna, a 12-year-old student at Al Rabeeh Academy, recently cut off her long, dark hair to help provide locks to make wigs for …

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How this selfless group is promoting positive changes in the city

How this selfless group is promoting positive changes in the city

We find out how a global sustainability initiative is inspiring young people to make lifelong changes As adults, it’s too easy to make excuses about why we don’t do more for our planet. From issues on our doorstep to global …

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