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Endeavor UAE, the local affiliate of the global non-profit organization leading the high-impact entrepreneurship movement around the world, has announced the latest appointments to its Board of Directors. Its newest members include Elie Khouri, CEO of Omnicom Media Group; Nabyl Al Maskari, CEO of Al Maskari Holding; and Khaled Talhouni, Managing Partner at Wamda Capital.

Emphasizing the role of youth in supporting efforts to achieve sustainable growth and prosperity in the State of Qatar, NAMA Center, one of Qatar Foundation for Social Work’s (QFSW) Centers, participates effectively in the activities of the International Youth Day 2017. In addition to its firm belief in the need to invest in youth, NAMA Center provides all the support to the youth by building their capacities and developing their skills to be able to provide effective solutions to their needs and overcome challenges, through education, training, mentoring, and community participation on a large scale. With its participation in the International Youth Day 2017 under the theme 'Youth Building Peace', the Center celebrates youth contributions to conflict prevention, the consolidation of sustainable peace and the achievement of social justice.

The Arabia CSR Network, the Middle East’s leading training service provider and think tank, has received a record-breaking number of entries to this year’s Arabia CSR Awards, the Arab region’s most prestigious Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) awards. The number of applications to the latest edition grew to a remarkable 106 applications, reflecting anew the significance of Arabia CSR Awards in the region’s bid to promote social responsibility and sustainable practices both in the public and private sectors.

The Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA), an organization dedicated to spreading public awareness of intellectual property rights in the UAE, has appointed CommuniGate Middle East, a leading marketing and public relations company, to handle its public relations (PR) strategy and media activities.

The Intergovernmental Institution for the use of micro-algae spirulina against malnutrition (IIMSAM), the Intergovernmental Observer to the United Nations Economic and Social Council has appointed Mr Mutaz Ghandour, Chairman and CEO of Metito Holdings as a Goodwill Ambassador.