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The UAE has been moving steadily towards achieving its development goals through flexible strategies that set the country apart, allowing it to overcome the challenges and turn the changes witnessed by the region and the world today into meaningful opportunities. It does this through the resolve and determination of its leadership, and the...

 

One of the prevailing sentiments in all my conversations with leaders since I became prime minister has been this sense that in challenging times, you turn to your oldest and most dependable friends. As the UK leaves the EU, I am determined that we should seize the opportunity to get out into the world and to shape an even bigger global role...

 

In June 2016 the UN High Commissioner for Refugees said that the total number of displaced persons globally topped 65m, the highest number since the agency began collecting data during the Second World War. Given the size of the task, a multifaceted response is required, enlisting the help of multilateral institutions, national governments and...

 

Both the federal government of the UAE and the government of Abu Dhabi have done much to cut expenditure since 2015. However, with the medium-term outlook suggesting that the fiscal breakeven price will remain above the projected oil price and the emirate set on diversifying its economy in line with the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030, the need...

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Chapter | Al Dhafra from The Report: Abu Dhabi 2017

The region of Al Dhafra encompasses approximately 35,250 sq km and accounts for 60% of the total landmass of the emirate of Abu Dhabi. The region is bound by a 350-km northern coastline and lies between Saudi Arabia to the west and south, Al Ain to the east and the Abu Dhabi region in the north-east. Al Dhafra is mostly desert and lies on the edge of the Arabian Peninsula’s Empty Quarter (Rub...