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More support for people of determination expected

More support for people of determination expected

The final whistle has blown but the UAE is just getting started with carrying on the legacy advocated by the recently concluded Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.   “Special Olympics UAE provides year-round sports training for athletes and …

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More programmes for people of determination to be rolled out

More programmes for people of determination to be rolled out

A host of new initiatives and programmes have been approved to ensure the integration of people of determination into society. Announced at the People of Determination Retreat, a meeting that brought together leaders, ministers and people of determination, a total …

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This is how you can help children in need

This is how you can help children in need

Life-changing surgery could be more readily available to children in the UAE as a non profit organisation prepares to host an initiative in the capital. Operation Smile UAE, which provides medical assistance to children suffering from cleft lip and palate …

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How is the UAE protecting its marine life

How is the UAE protecting its marine life

The UAE has revealed its national agenda to counter the effects of overfishing and protect key marine species from further decline. The UAE National Framework for Sustainable Fisheries 2019-2030 was presented by the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment and …

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How the UAE is leading the charge in promoting clean energy

How the UAE is leading the charge in promoting clean energy

Masdar is continuing to make its mark in promoting clean energy both at home and abroad. The Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company’s renewable energy portfolio grew by 33 percent in 2018 with projects collectively reaching four gigawatts of clean energy …

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This is how the UAE is aiming for the stars

This is how the UAE is aiming for the stars

The Emirates is setting course for the stars after recently agreeing the National Space Strategy 2030. The first-of-its-kind national framework outlines the country’s vision for space exploration, technologies and applications in a bid to establish the UAE as a leader …

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Why this massive sporting event is special

Why this massive sporting event is special

Abu Dhabi is preparing to host the Special Olympics World Games, a first for the region. Aside from being a significant sporting event, it’s a catalyst for creating a more inclusive society in the UAE. At a spectacular ceremony in …

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Is this the best edition of this family-friendly event?

Is this the best edition of this family-friendly event?

A 12-day family-friendly festival welcomes the entire community to celebrate togetherness and unity. Despite the influx of modern influences, maintaining strong family ties – a tradition rooted in tribal times – remains ingrained in Emirati culture. With the UAE being …

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Get to know the man behind this exciting pet event

Get to know the man behind this exciting pet event

Passionate about animals – his menagerie comprises nine dogs and 20 cats – Shree Nair wanted to give the community a platform for celebrating their furry friends, socialising with fellow pet owners and learning more about animals. As Abu Dhabi …

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Special Olympics to engage fans through tech

Special Olympics to engage fans through tech

Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 viewers will be able to watch the action in a new and exciting way. The Local Organising Committee for the event has partnered with digital creative studio CreatorUp to present the action through …

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