United Arab Emirates

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The United Arab Emirates i/juːˌntd ˌærəb ˈɛmɪrts/ (Arabic: دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة Dawlat al-Imārāt al-‘Arabīyah al-Muttaḥidah), sometimes simply called the Emirates or the UAE, is a country located in the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing sea borders with Qatar and Iran. In 2013, the UAE's total population was 9.2 million, of which 1.4 million are Emirati citizens and 7.8 million are expatriates.

Established in December 1971, the country is a federation of seven emirates. The constituent emirates are Abu Dhabi (which serves as the capital), Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain. Each emirate is governed by an absolute monarch; together, they jointly form the Federal Supreme Council. One of the monarchs is selected as the President of the United Arab Emirates. Islam is the official religion of the UAE, and Arabic is the official language, although English is widely used.

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Beijing News 08 Dec 2023
... is a crucial milestone in the UAE's journey towards a net-zero transport sector ... UACA works with key partners such as the Boston Consulting Group, the Clean Energy Business Council and the Global Compact UAE, all committed to supporting non-state actors to achieve net zero....

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Gulf News 07 Dec 2023
Our economic teams at the Consulate General in Dubai and the Embassy in Abu Dhabi, work on assisting Dutch businesses in setting up in the UAE by sharing information on set up and/or expansion, directing them to free zones or other consultants, as well as linking them to potential partners....

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Gulf News 07 Dec 2023
Launched under the UAE’s Year of Sustainability, Waste to Zero is a voluntary ... It is a pioneering initiative led by Abu Dhabi Waste Management Company (Tadweer) and the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment and supported by global management consultancy Roland Berger....

IIT Mandi wins \u2018Green University\u2019 award at COP28 UAE

Indian Express 07 Dec 2023
The Indian Institute of Technology Mandi (IIT Mandi) has been honored with the Prestigious Green University Award in COP 28 UAE. This award was conferred by Green Mentors, a non-governmental organization holding special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and ......

CLIMATE BYTE: Population control measures and new cities ‘imperative’ to control tropical diseases

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Khaleejtimes 06 Dec 2023
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Crescent Petroleum committed to reach net zero and eliminate methane emissions

Gulf News 06 Dec 2023
In a keynote address at the Global Decarbonization Accelerator, Majid Jafar, CEO of Crescent Petroleum outlined the tremendous milestones already reached since the forum began on Friday, including the UAE’s establishment of the Alterra fund with $30 billion ... With all this, COP28 is clearly headquartered and hosted in the right place, the UAE.”....

Crescent Petroleum CEO highlights key industry commitments to reach net-zero and eliminate methane emissions

Khaleejtimes 06 Dec 2023
He pointed a range of milestones reached in only the first few days, including the UAE’s establishment of the Alterra fund with $30 billion already committed, commitments to triple nuclear power and renewable energy sources, as well a swathe of commitments by governments to double energy efficiency by 2050 as key examples....

STA drives sustainability actions and foster collaboration at COP28

Gulf Today 05 Dec 2023
Walid Hareb Alfalahi, CEO of UAE Trade centre said “The immense potential across various sectors in Africa knows no bounds ... Reflecting on a 25-year journey as CEO of Dubai Consultancy and UAE Trade centre, the realisation of Africa’s untapped potential emerges as a beacon for visionary investors....

Morning Report — Why did Ukraine aid get tangled in border politics?

The Hill 05 Dec 2023
Close ... Sen ... Putin will discuss the Israel-Hamas war during a one-day trip to Saudi Arabia and the UAE ... is consulting with allies on “appropriate action” in response to the latest Houthi drone and missile attacks in the Red Sea ... “We're going to take appropriate action in consultation with others and we will do so at a time and place of our choosing.”....

New UAE law change allows surrogacy: What you need to know

Khaleejtimes 05 Dec 2023
"Notable amendments (in UAE law) include extending medically assisted reproduction techniques (IVF) to non-Muslim parties without a marriage certificate, permitting surrogacy, and allowing unmarried couples access to fertilisations and implantation procedures," said Manasi ......

The Dubai Customs Consultative Council Commends Economic Performance In 2023

MENA FN 05 Dec 2023
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Legal Consultancy Firm ATB Legal Announces Major Expansion In Abu Dhabi, UAE

MENA FN 04 Dec 2023
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