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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, March 16th 2016 [ME NewsWire]
Under the patronage of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, the Ninth Sporting Events for Ministry of Interior (MoI) staff members have kicked off. The events are organized by the Police Sports Association in Abu Dhabi for members of the sectors and departments at the MoI.
Six sectors will be taking part in the events: General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior; Undersecretary Sector; Assistant Undersecretary for Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs Sector; Assistant Undersecretary for Resources and Support Services Sector; General Headquarter of the Civil Defense Sector; and Police College Sector.
The competitions include five-a-side and seven-a-side football, beach volleyball, tug of war, pistol shooting, bowling, running, race walking, table tennis, cultural competitions for male ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Sunday, March 20th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Red, the starring animated character voiced by US star Jason Sudeikis in the upcoming “The Angry Birds Movie,” was named Honorary Ambassador for Green on the International Day of Happiness today at the United Nations.

The appointment of Red is part of the #AngryBirdsHappyPlanet campaign to help the world body promote the International Day of Happiness, which is observed on March 20 each year, and encourage people to take action against climate change and its impacts.

The International Day of Happiness recognizes that Gross Domestic Product alone cannot measure the wealth and well-being of a country’s population and a more inclusive, equitable, balanced and sustainable approach to growth and development is key to being happy.

After United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon named Red as Honorary Ambassador for Green, the campaign was presented to hundreds of young people in the iconic ... Read more »

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SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France - Wednesday, March 16th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) The detailed results of the phase IIA clinical trial of Biosantech's candidate anti-HIV vaccine, its main objective being to demonstrate a reduction in the viremic recovery as well as in the pro-viral DNA after a temporary halt in the triple therapy, have just been published in the scientific journal Retrovirology.
In light of these encouraging results, Biosantech has announced its intention to carry out an extensive evaluation during 2016, in order to be able to request a Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) in second half of 2018.

Press conference held by Corinne Treger on Thursday 16 March 2016 at 11.00 in the Hôtel Sofitel Marseille Vieux Port – 36 boulevard Charles Livon 13007 Marseille

Biosantech, has today announced the publication in Retrovirology of the detailed results regarding the clinical effectiveness of the phase IIA trial of its anti-HIV ca ... Read more »

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LONDON - Monday, March 21st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Last week eminent election leaders gathered in London for the annual meeting of the International Elections Advisory Council (IEAC). The council provides unrivalled insights to Smartmatic, the world’s leading election technology and services provider. Leaders in the field of election administration from Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas gathered to discuss a wide array of election-related topics and focused on how technology can help to strengthen democracy globally.

The third annual meeting marked the appointment of two new members, Professor Attahiru Muhammadu Jega who previously served as Chairman of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and Dr Leonardo Valdés Zurita, who served as President Councillor of the Federal Electoral Institute of Mexico.

Richard Soudriette, IEAC Chairman said: “We discussed how technology offers the opportunity to apply 21s ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, March 16th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha'far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior attended today (Wednesday) the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Interior, represented by the Police College and Rabdan Academy on cooperation in education and training. The signing ceremony took place on the sidelines of the seventh edition of the International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2016).

The MoU was signed by Colonel Waleed Al Shamesi, Director General of Abu Dhabi Police College, and Dr. Faisal Obaid Al Ayyan, Executive Vice President, Rabdan Academy, in the presence of officials from both sides.

The MoU aims to strengthen cooperation and communication between both parties, in the areas of training and education; to exchange information, knowledge and experiences and take advantage of the various activities and active pa ... Read more »

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Under the Patronage of Hazza bin Zayed


ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, March 15th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior inaugurated on Tuesday the activities of the International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2016). The event is organized by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Interior (MoI) in collaboration with Reed Exhibitions at Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre (ADNEC), from 15-17 March.

HH Sheikh Saif confirmed that the 7th edition of the exhibition comes at a time when all of our national institutions have gained further experience and expertise in organizing international specialized exhibitions, as per the best international standards. They are inspired by the thoughts of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, March 15th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

HE Major General Mohammed Khalfan Al Rumaithi, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police visited the different pavilions at the International Exhibition for Security and National Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2016). The exhibition, which is organized by the Ministry of Interior in the UAE, is held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from 15 to 17 March HE Major General Al Rumaithi met with a number of the exhibiting companies’ representatives and toured the exhibition’s different sections to examine the latest in security systems, equipment and techniques used in police and security work, notably law enforcement and crime prevention.

HE Major General Al Rumaithi praised the event’s high level of organization, the participating countries and the quality of systems and equipment displayed. He also stressed on the importance of organizing such conferences, which “r ... Read more »

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While Inaugurating the Smart Travel System at Abu Dhabi International Airport

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, March 15th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, inaugurated today the ‘Smart Travel System’ at Abu Dhabi International Airport. The system allows travelers to enjoy a personal travel experience, by which they can quickly finalize their travel procedures from the moment they arrive to the airport and until they board the plane.

The system allows travelers to check-in easily while they are waiting in front of the counter to receive their boarding pass, and then head straight to the e-gate and finalize their travel procedures without the hassle of visiting the passport control and waiting endlessly in front of the counter.

The ‘Smart Travel System’ provides services to process travel procedures and check in luggage , as well as e-gates ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, March 16th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

MoI staff member and Former runner in the UAE’s National Athletics Team, Rashid Butti Al Qubaisi, has claimed quota place in the Spartan Race World Championship in the USA, after ranking in fifth position at the XDubai Spartan race.

Al Qubaisi qualified among more than 5000 runners of different age categories and 21 countries, who took part in the XDubai Spartan race, regarded as one of the toughest endurance races that require high physical fitness. The race features three different stages and categories that include a 30 km obstacle sprint and athletic competitions that require physical fitness and high preparation.

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Experts hail the hospitality and professional organization of the event

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, March 17th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

The activities of the International Conference for Security and National Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2016) held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor and Vice Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council have concluded on Thursday evening. The event, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor and Vice Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, was officially inaugurated by Lt. General His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior. A total of 530 exhibiting companies from 57 countries took part in the global event, which also hosted 200 high-level official delegations and government buyers from 20 countries.

The seventh edition of ISNR witnessed the participation o ... Read more »

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BOUDRY, Switzerland - Saturday, March 19th 2016 [ME NewsWire]
In patients with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis, histologic improvement was greater with ozanimod 1 mg versus placebo at weeks 8 and 32
A greater proportion of patients achieved histologic remission at week 32 with ozanimod 1 mg versus placebo
Data shared in oral presentation at the 11th Congress of the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene International Sàrl, a wholly owned subsidiary of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG), today announced that additional data of exploratory endpoints from the TOUCHSTONE phase 2 clinical trial of ozanimod in patients with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis were presented at the 11th Congress of the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation (ECCO) in Amsterdam. Ozanimod is an investigational selective S1P 1 and 5 receptor modulator. These results, included in a digital oral presentation, showed that ozanimod 1 mg r ... Read more »

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