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UAEBBY and Goethe-Institute Gulf Region Announce 7th Edition of ‘Books – Made in UAE’

The UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY) and Goethe-Institut Gulf Region have announced that the 7th edition of their annual cultural collaboration, ‘Books – Made in UAE’, will focus on silent books, highlighting their effectiveness as a mine of information and imagination.
The textless books are proving to be more popular and more powerful than ever before in helping to stimulate children’s imaginations, as both the quantity of its practitioners and the quality of their creations increases.


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‘Books – Made in UAE’ Brings 15 Heritage-Themed Stories by Emiratis to ADIBF 2018

‘Books-Made in the UAE’, a joint cultural project between the UAE Boards on Books for Young People (UAEBBY) and the Goethe-Institut Gulf Region, have participated at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF), which was inaugurated yesterday (Wednesday, April 25) at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.


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Lech Walesa Guest of Honour at Int’l Government Communication Forum

The International Government Communication Centre (IGCC) has announced that Lech Walesa, former President of Poland and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, will be the Guest of Honour at the 7th edition of the International Government Communication Forum (IGCF), being held from March 28-29, at Expo Centre Sharjah.


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British Orchard Nursery wins Dubai Quality Award for the second time

British Orchard Nursery, UAE’s largest and most awarded nursery chain was announced the winner of Dubai Quality Appreciation awards 2017 cycle. The pre-school bagged four awards for its contribution to UAE’s economic development, commitment to quality and business excellence. The awards were conferred in recognition of their Dubai Silicon Oasis and Dubai Media City branches.


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Sultan bin Sulayem launches Innovation Oasis at Dubai Customs

Dubai Customs inaugurated today Thursday 22nd February 2018 a number of new innovation projects at its main building in parallel with the UAE Innovation Month 2018. These included the “Innovation Oasis” and the opening of its childcare center in a new design under the theme “Buds of the Future”, plus the launch of digital applications around children stories.


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Knowledge without Borders Wins Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Arabic Language Award

Knowledge without Borders (KwB), a Sharjah-based cultural initiative dedicated to fostering a culture of reading in Emirati households, has won the Mohammed bin Rashid Arabic Language Award for its excellence in fostering a culture of reading and thereby furthering the UAE’s efforts in developing a knowledge-based society.


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Saudi Arabia to Participate in all Arab Women Sports Tournament Contests

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will compete in all contests of the fourth edition of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (ASWT 2018), organised by Sharjah Women’s Sports Foundation (SWSF) and taking place February 2-12 in Sharjah.


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Hind Zahra and “Salha & the Million Dollar Band” Headline “Jazz at the Island 2018” in Sharjah’s Al Noor Island

Jazz at the Island 2018, the two-day vibrant jazz festival taking place at Al Noor Island in Sharjah, debuts today (Friday) featuring the soul-music melodies of the famous Franco-Moroccan singer and actress Hindi Zahra, and the international tunes of the world-famous “Salha & the Million Dollar Band”, as confirmed by the organisers.


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The Dubai Civil Aviation Authority Contributing to the enhancement of the knowledge of UAE nationals

  The Dubai Civil Aviation Authority is contributing to the enhancement of the knowledge of UAE nationals and is supporting its employees to achieve academic and professional qualifications, which will eventually lead to a positive impact on the Authority and the Country and also provide the nationals to excel in leadership positions.


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