Politics & Security

 Saudi Arabia Enhancing Cooperation with Europe: The Crown Prince’s visit to France and Greece

Saudi Arabia Enhancing Cooperation with Europe: The Crown Prince’s visit to France and Greece

Just a month after his regional tour, during which he met with his Egyptian, Jordanian and Turkish counterparts, and only two weeks after US President Joe...Read more

UN General Assembly adopts resolution recognising the human right to a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment

UN General Assembly adopts resolution recognising the human right to a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment

On 28 July the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution that recognises the human right to a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment. The...Read more

France and UAE Further Cooperation on Energy and Climate Change

France and UAE Further Cooperation on Energy and Climate Change

On 18-19 July, the President of the UAE, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, was in Paris for an official meeting with the President of the French Republic, Emmanuel...Read more

Saudi Arabia to Open Its Airspace to Israel

Saudi Arabia to Open Its Airspace to Israel

Over the past two years, diplomatic and trade relations between certain Arab states and Israel have taken an unprecedented turn. In December 2020, the United...Read more

The Abraham Accords: Combatting Anti-Semitism in the MENA Region

The Abraham Accords: Combatting Anti-Semitism in the MENA Region

Over the past few years, several countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have sought to normalise their relations with Israel. In September...Read more

UAE-Sudan Engagement on Red Sea Port

UAE-Sudan Engagement on Red Sea Port

After several months of turmoil following a military coup last October, calm appears to have come back to the streets of Khartoum, the Sudanese capital. The...Read more

Economics & Technology

Saudi Arabia’s Path to Economic Diversification through Research, Development, and Innovation

Saudi Arabia’s Path to Economic Diversification through Research, Development, and Innovation

All of the GCC member states are taking action to realise economic diversification while minimising dependency on fossil fuels. The most recent ranking of...Read more

France and UAE Further Cooperation on Energy and Climate Change

France and UAE Further Cooperation on Energy and Climate Change

On 18-19 July, the President of the UAE, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, was in Paris for an official meeting with the President of the French Republic, Emmanuel...Read more

UAE Economic Diversification: 47% Increase in Non-Oil Exports

UAE Economic Diversification: 47% Increase in Non-Oil Exports

Since the discovery of immense oil and gas fields and the founding of the Federation, the economy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), like its Gulf neighbours,...Read more

Turkey Embarking on a “New Era of Cooperation” with Gulf Neighbours

Turkey Embarking on a “New Era of Cooperation” with Gulf Neighbours

As Turkey is facing its worst economic crisis in 20 years, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has embarked on a diplomatic reconciliation offensive with its Gulf...Read more

UAE-Sudan Engagement on Red Sea Port

UAE-Sudan Engagement on Red Sea Port

After several months of turmoil following a military coup last October, calm appears to have come back to the streets of Khartoum, the Sudanese capital. The...Read more

FTA Between Israel and UAE – Two Years since the Abraham Accords

FTA Between Israel and UAE – Two Years since the Abraham Accords

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel normalised diplomatic relations in September 2020 by signing the Abraham Accords. Since then, the two countries have...Read more

Cultural & Social

UN General Assembly adopts resolution recognising the human right to a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment

UN General Assembly adopts resolution recognising the human right to a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment

On 28 July the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution that recognises the human right to a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment. The...Read more

World Government Summit, Dubai: Women in Leadership Roles for More Resilient Societies

World Government Summit, Dubai: Women in Leadership Roles for More Resilient Societies

The under-representation of women in management and leadership positions represents one of the main issues that hampers gender equality worldwide and a main...Read more

Bahrain – Accelerating Progress on Women’s Empowerment

Bahrain – Accelerating Progress on Women’s Empowerment

International Woman's Day on 8 March was an occasion to celebrate women’s achievements and assess the gains made in addressing the gender gap worldwide.

Qudwa-PISA Global Competence Forum: Incorporating Local-Global Competence into School Curricula

Qudwa-PISA Global Competence Forum: Incorporating Local-Global Competence into School Curricula

On February 19, the 2022 edition of the biannual Qudwa-PISA Global Competence Forum was held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The event, organised under the...Read more

The Qudwa-PISA Forum – Showcasing Global Competence Education at Dubai Expo

The Qudwa-PISA Forum – Showcasing Global Competence Education at Dubai Expo

Next week, under the theme “Preparing students to live in an interconnected world”, a ground-breaking educational event will bring together over 150...Read more

A Workweek Aligned with the West

A Workweek Aligned with the West

Have you ever dreamed of a four-and-a-half-day workweek? It is no longer wishful thinking in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Last week, the Emirati authorities...Read more

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