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Nama Center, a member of Qatar Foundation for Social Work, has announced the launch of its annual plan for 2017, which is the first of a series of practical steps of the strategic directions that have been revealed on the heels of the launch of its new visual identity late last year at the Qatar National Convention Centre.

Adnan Z. Amin, Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) met today with H.E. Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, President of Egypt, in Cairo. They discussed opportunities for accelerated renewable energy deployment in Egypt as well as cooperation between Egypt and the Agency. Egypt currently holds the presidency of the IRENA Assembly.

As part of its ongoing mission as a leading entrepreneurial catalyst in Middle East, the Dubai Chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE Dubai) has been signed on as the Startup Ecosystem Partner for the upcoming Gitex 2016 scheduled to be held from 16 to 20 October 2016 in Dubai.

Superbrands, the independent authority and arbiter of branding, announced that the voting process to choose the brands in the UAE which will be recognised and honoured as a Superbrand 2017 has commenced.

Senior United Nations officials today called for those responsible for human rights violations and crimes associated with human trafficking and forced migration to be held accountable, noting that some of the crimes committed in this respect may amount to atrocity crimes.