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Sharjah Tatweer Forum (STF), a part of the Rubu’ Qarn Foundation for Creating Future Leaders and Innovators, has successfully organized a visit of the latest batch of participants of the Sharjah Leadership Program (SLP) to Masdar Clean Energy, a commercially driven renewable energy company based in Abu Dhabi. The visit sought to help future leaders understand the goals and objectives of the UAE’s ‘Clean Energy Strategy 2050’ launched by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.

In line with the directives of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE President, to promote the culture of giving and instill the value of generosity in society, the Dubai Courts have reaffirmed anew their commitment to the government’s initiative declaring 2017 as the ‘Year of Giving.’ As a demonstration of this commitment, the Dubai Courts will focus on three main pillars of social responsibility, volunteer work, and nation building as exemplified by its ‘Shoor’ initiative. As part of the relevant national programs of the seven emirates launched by the Higher National Committee for the Year of Giving, the ‘Shoor’ initiative aims to raise people’s confidence in the judiciary by offering free legal consultations given by specialized lawyers.

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) organised an Earth Hour Treasure Hunt, as part of efforts to celebrate Earth Hour 2017 in Dubai. Earth Hour is held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, and under the umbrella of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE). All Earth Hour events aim to raise awareness of the threats from climate change and global warming, so that the community and DEWA employees can have fun, while learning about rationalisation and the conservation of electricity, to preserve natural resources and protect the environment.

Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced its participation as a strategic partner in the fifth edition of the Dubai International Government Achievements Exhibition (DIGAE) 2017. The exhibition is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and organised by the Dubai Government Excellence Program with sponsorship from a number of government entities including DLD as a strategic partner. The event will take place from 2 - 4 April at the Dubai World Trade Centre under the theme ‘National Government, Global Achievements.’

In the frame of endeavors aiming at enhancing the cooperation with judicial institutions in the State and concerned entities and adhering to raise the knowledge level and develop the acquired knowledge for the Nationals and staff at judicial entities; Dubai Judicial Institute holds a 3-days workshop (20-22 March 2017), about the “Dummy Companies” in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy in the State. The participants of this workshop are the Federal Prosecution, Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, Ministry of Interior, Central Bank of the UAE, Dubai Courts, the Supreme Legislation Committee, Dubai Public Prosecution, RAK Prosecution, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, and Dubai Islamic Bank.