The World Economic Forum (WEF) hosted an expert dialogue on the collaborative action Middle East leaders must take to navigate between net-zero ambitions and socioeconomic realities. The session, titled “Transitioning to a Green Middle East,” took place during the WEF Annual Meeting 2022 in Davos, Switzerland. The dialogue came at a critical time, with the next two United Nations Climate Change Conferences, COP27 and COP28, both set to be hosted in the region, by Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, respectively.
AD Ports Group, the region’s premier facilitator of logistics, industry, and trade, has confirmed it will host the 7th Edition of Ports Authorities Roundtable (PAR 2022), a major annual maritime event that brings together port authorities from around the world to strengthen consensus and cooperation in the industry.
During the closure of the Northern Runway at Dubai International (DXB), a number of flights are being redirected to Dubai World Central (DWC) to ensure minimal operational disruption. During this time, Dubai Airports has announced multiple transport services between the two airports to cater to all travellers.
The nationwide A.R.M. Holding Children’s Programme launches the second iteration of its in-classroom workshops. Following its success at Art Dubai in March 2022, which saw over 180 students take part in bespoke workshops, the programme will now expand to 80 schools across the 7 Emirates and will reach over 4,500 students over the next five weeks, a significant increase from the first edition which engaged 1,800 students.
The GAZOO Racing (GR) World Rally Team (WRT) recently celebrated a fantastic one-two finish for the GR YARIS Rally1 vehicle on its gravel debut at the Rally de Portugal, the round four of the 2022 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). Kalle Rovanperä scored his third win in a row just ahead of team-mate Elfyn Evans, with Toyota extending its lead for the Manufacturers’ Championship by 59 points.
GE Gas Power (NYSE: GE) hosted the ‘EHS in Focus Workshop’ in Baghdad in collaboration with the Iraqi Ministry of Electricity (MOE). The aim of the forum was to further strengthen awareness on and exchange learnings around environment, health, and safety (EHS) systems and programs. More than 80 officials from the Iraqi MOE, including plant managers, operations managers, EHS managers, and maintenance managers from power plants across the country, as well as senior executives from the MOE’s headquarters in Baghdad, attended the event.