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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Saturday, February 11th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

With the World Health Organization expecting depression to rank in the top three biggest diseases within the next 15 years, over 300 global experts, scientists and decision makers met in Dubai today for the first Global Dialogue on Happiness.

The conference is a global initiative driven by the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and intends to create a framework for governments to align their policies with the happiness and well-being of their people. To underscore its commitment to this initiative, the UAE has created an official cabinet-level position focused specifically on happiness.

The Global Dialogue on Happiness is a pre-event to the 2017 World Government Summit, beginning 12 February in Dubai.

UAE Minister of State for Happiness H.E. Ohood Bint Khalfan Al Roumi, outl ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, February 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, has launched its newest membership offer for 2017 to counter the prevailing dip in confidence amid economic conditions in the Middle East.

Accounting and finance professionals planning to pursue the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) certification may now register for the program and receive a one-year IMA membership free of charge.

“Challenging economic conditions often results in organizations and professionals ‘taking stock’ and reflecting on how to enhance their competencies for the long term. IMA, as the leading global organization focused on advancing competencies in management accounting, has an obligation to support society and the public interest in times like this,” states Hanady Khalife, Director of Operations, IMA Middle East/Af ... Read more »

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Saturday, February 11th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Education For Employment (EFE), an international not-for-profit network that creates employment opportunities for youth across the Middle East and North Africa region.

The agreement seeks to provide jobseekers and university graduates in the UAE, regardless of nationality, with training opportunities as well as linkages to employers through developing relationships with local businesses and industries. Through this agreement, AURAK has become EFE’s first university partner in the UAE.

Speaking after the signing ceremony, Prof. Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, president of AURAK, commented, “I have very high expectations for this new relationship. As one of the leading institutions of higher education in the country, we are confident that we are producing top-quality graduates. Now ... Read more »

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