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UAE MoI launches “# UAE_with_your_lenses” hashtag ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Sunday 27 November 2016

The UAE MoI, represented by the Security Media Department at the Directorate General of Security Support, the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, launched the # UAE_with_your_lenses” hashtag via instagram, to mark the UAE celebrations of the...

MoI Concludes its UAE Innovation Week Activities -Sunday 27 November 2016

The Ministry of Interior concluded yesterday its set of activities for the UAE Innovation Week.   The exhibition, organized by the Ministry of Interior’s Innovation Center, witnessed significant turnout in its final day. It included a wide range of outstanding innovations presented by...

UAE to chair VGT meeting in Bern -Friday 25 November 2016  

The UAE Ministry of Interior, the current Chair of the Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT), will chair the VGT Board of Management meeting scheduled to be held during 28-30 November in Bern, Switzerland. The meeting will discuss several issues pertaining to protecting children from abuse and...

Law Respect Culture Bureau Educates about the concept of positive patriotism and legal culture -Friday 25 November 2016  

In line with its program for October and November 2016, the Law Respect Culture Bureau at the Ministry of Interior organized more than 25 awareness lectures about the law culture in the social field. They included multiple groups and community sectors, and tackled vital topics, such as positive...

Civil Defense Warns against Extreme Weather Fluctuations and Landslides -Friday 25 November 2016  

The General Directorate of Civil Defense at the Ministry of Interior urged citizens and residents to be cautious of sudden risks arising from unstable weather conditions and landslides that may occur due to heavy rain falls and flash floods. The warning comes in line with the weather forecasts...

Saif bin Zayed Offers his Condolences on the Death of Lt. General Khamis Al Muzainah -Friday 25 November 2016  

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, expressed his heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathy to the family of the late Lt. General Khamis Matar Al Muzainah, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, who passed away last night (Thursday) due...

A Police College study confirms the importance of administrative control in police work -Friday 25 November 2016

A Ministry of Interior’s study highlighted the importance of using modern technologies in applying administrative control in police work covering fields of auditing, inspection and statistics. The study also stressed the importance of promoting partnerships between ministries and governmental...

AHF’s Campaign to Fight HIV Amongst Young Women and Girls (GIRLS ACT) Heads to South Africa, Nigeria & Kenya -Friday 25 November 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Africa Bureau will launch its campaign to fight HIV amongst young women and girls aged 15-24 in South Africa and Nigeria on the 25th and in Kenya on the 29th of November. This is coming after a successful launch of the same campaign in...

Global Game Exhibition "G-STAR 2016" Breaks New Attendance Record -Friday 25 November 2016  

4 days of exhibition draws over 220,000 attendees 1,902 paid business buyers, an increase of 6.8% from last year Improved conference and investment market satisfaction (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global Game Exhibition "G-STAR 2016" which was attended by 653 vendors (2,719 booths) from...

OT Provides a Unified Transportation Payment Card in the Philippines -Thursday 24 November 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, today announced its partnership with AF Payments Inc. (AFPI) to provide multi-purpose smart cards in the Philippines to allow end-users to have one single card...

MoI Innovation Laboratory Discusses the Protection of Children from Internet Risks -Thursday 24 November 2016

The MoI’s Child Protection Center (CPC) organized on Wednesday, an innovation laboratory under the theme “Protection of Children from Internet Risks”. The lab, which was organized in cooperation with the MoI’s Innovation Center, was held at St. Regis Al Saadiyat Hotel in Abu Dhabi, as a...

 TRUSTECH 2016, The Most Innovative Companies of the Trust-Based Technology Industry Meet in Cannes  -Thursday 24 November 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SESAMES Awards, focusing on innovation Each year at TRUSTECH, the SESAMES Awards are given to the best innovations in the fields of payments, identification, digital security and wireless technologies. 18 exhibiting companies have been selected as finalists by a jury...

Abu Dhabi model as major incubator of innovation presented -Thursday 24 November 2016

The Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affair Sector organized a lecture titled “The Abu Dhabi model as major incubator of innovation”. The lecture, delivered by Dr. Adeeb Al Afifi, Director of Foreign Trade and Export and Head of Innovation at the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic...

 Retail Banking Growth in Emerging Markets Slows According to New Oliver Wyman Report  -Thursday 24 November 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Retail bank growth across 12 emerging markets, referred to as the EM12, will slow according to a new report titled “Playing to Win, Retail Banking Strategies for Emerging Markets” from Oliver Wyman. “The nature of retail banking growth in EM12 is undergoing a major...

Abu Dhabi Residency Examines Innovative Initiatives at NYU Abu Dhabi   -Thursday 24 November 2016

A delegation from the Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi visited the New York University (NYU) Abu Dhabi to review the innovative initiatives, academic research programs, research projects and innovations executed by the university. The delegation was headed by...

Azizi Farishta: The Newest Addition to the Long Line of Launches by Azizi Developments  -Thursday 24 November 2016  

Azizi Developments, the UAE-based real estate developer with global reach into international markets, has announced the launch of Azizi Farishta, the 15th project located in the ever-expanding Al Furjan district. The fully-serviced residence, a B+G+2P+12 structure, is the developer’s newest...

AURAK Launches Innovation Week Program -Thursday 24 November 2016  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has launched its comprehensive program for the second annual Innovation Week initiative, as decreed by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. The university held an...

MoI Showcases Innovations at Yas Mall -Wednesday 23 November 2016

The Ministry of Interior participated in the UAE Innovation Week with a set of innovations created by its staff members from the different police sectors, to enhance services offered to citizens, residents and visitors, achieve better response times to emergency situations and...

Gilat Satcom Connects DRC Customers Over Reliable, High Performance O3b Network -Wednesday 23 November 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- O3b Networks and Gilat Satcom have announced that Gilat Satcom has gone live on O3b’s unique ‘Fiber in the Sky’ satellite network, offering latency and throughput comparable to fiber over the O3b satellite-enabled global network. A member of the Eurocom Group and...

O3b Networks Delivering 7 Gbps of State-of-the-Art Business Connectivity to Customers Across Africa -Wednesday 23 November 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- O3b Networks today announced the company’s high throughput, low latency satellite-enabled network has transformed business for Regional mobile and fixed line operators across the African continent. Working to meet the rapidly growing internet demands of customers,...