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What you need to know about Thirst Relief and how you can help free a community from poverty

| 11/05/2019 | Reply
What you need to know about Thirst Relief and how you can help free a community from poverty

“We can change the world and make it a better place. It is in our hands to make a difference.” Nelson Mandela

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SDGs: “Current assault on nature is threatening human survival – transformative change is needed”

| 07/05/2019 | Reply
SDGs: “Current assault on nature is threatening human survival – transformative change is needed”

We are not on track to meet universal goals for biodiversity conservation and sustainable development.

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The UAE signed a massive, $3.4 billion deal with China

| 30/04/2019 | Reply
The UAE signed a massive, $3.4 billion deal with China

“China is now the second largest economy in the world and Asia is now 50 percent of global GDP. A lot of countries like the UAE see huge market opportunities in China.”

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SDGs: What will it take to fix flailing SDG funding?

| 24/04/2019 | Reply
SDGs: What will it take to fix flailing SDG funding?

The international community is not acting fast enough to mobilize finance for the Sustainable Development Goals, experts gathered at the Financing for Development Forum told Devex.

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‘New Malaysia’ opens new dimension in bilateral ties — Argentinian envoy

| 19/04/2019 | Reply
‘New Malaysia’ opens new dimension in bilateral ties — Argentinian envoy

He said Argentina is delighted with the latest development especially under the leadership of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, which saw more initiatives developed after he came to power last year.

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Halal ink: Muslim-majority Indonesia set for polls

| 15/04/2019 | Reply
Halal ink: Muslim-majority Indonesia set for polls

The Muslim-majority nation’s biggest-ever polls — with more than 190 million voters and 245,000 candidates vying for the presidency, parliament and local positions — is largely a referendum.

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‘The clock is ticking’ on meeting the Sustainable Development Goals, says UN deputy chief

| 12/04/2019 | Reply
‘The clock is ticking’ on meeting the Sustainable Development Goals, says UN deputy chief

The economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development call for “a fully integrated approach” that engages everyone.

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SDGs: Goals of ending poverty, inequality doomed without financial fix, U.N. says

| 05/04/2019 | Reply
SDGs: Goals of ending poverty, inequality doomed without financial fix, U.N. says

Marketplaces for industries such as digital technology must not be concentrated in only a few parts of the world because tight control can depress competition and stagnate wages, said Navid Hanif.

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Indonesia Halal Economy and Strategy Roadmap 2018/2019 Launched!

| 05/04/2019 | Reply
Indonesia Halal Economy and Strategy Roadmap 2018/2019 Launched!

With the largest Muslim population in the world, Indonesia aims to be the Engine of the Global Halal Economy. They have produced with DinarStandard their Halal Economy & Strategy Roadmap.

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Is it time for the hospitality sector to align to the SDGs?

| 04/04/2019 | Reply
Is it time for the hospitality sector to align to the SDGs?

The Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) has called on the food industry to follow the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in order to achieve the innovation required.

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Infrastructure needed to achieve 72% of sustainable development goal targets

| 04/04/2019 | Reply
Infrastructure needed to achieve 72% of sustainable development goal targets

UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030 – global targets relating to poverty, health, the environment, peace and justice – will rely on infrastructure systems.

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Sustainable business is good business: Creating financial tipping points for the Global Goals

| 03/04/2019 | Reply
Sustainable business is good business: Creating financial tipping points for the Global Goals

Almost four years into the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, it is clear that the actions we are taking are not transformational enough, nor at the scale and pace needed.

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UAE Minister of Food Security holds roundtable on Global Food Security Index

| 01/04/2019 | Reply
UAE Minister of Food Security holds roundtable on Global Food Security Index

GFIA is the leading food security event in the region addressing food security challenges for the past 6 editions.

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UAE and Uzbekistan explore trade, investment partnership prospects

| 15/03/2019 | Reply
UAE and Uzbekistan explore trade, investment partnership prospects

As part of the Committee’s agenda, both countries agreed to enhance economic, trade and technical cooperation based on a number of policies and programmes.

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Philippines looks to Malaysia for revival of BIMP-EAGA, barter trade

| 10/03/2019 | Reply
Philippines looks to Malaysia for revival of BIMP-EAGA, barter trade

Malaysia has consistently been one of the Philippines’ strong trade partners, being the country’s 10th largest trading partner with a total bilateral trade at $6B.

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UAE: Dubai Industrial Park Launches a Report Exploring Global Food Trends up to 2030

| 20/02/2019 | Reply
UAE: Dubai Industrial Park Launches a Report Exploring Global Food Trends up to 2030

It identifies 20 global agri-food trends indicating the planet’s prospects for the future, and how this relates to the GCC, from the manufacturing stage to the supply chain.

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Making Indonesia a hub of global Halal economy

| 19/02/2019 | Reply
Making Indonesia a hub of global Halal economy

Indonesian Presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto and his running mate, Sandiaga Uno, have pledged to make Indonesia the fifth biggest halal economy in the world.

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Ireland ‘leads the world in Islamic values as Muslim states lag’

| 21/01/2019 | Reply
Ireland ‘leads the world in Islamic values as Muslim states lag’

The first Muslim-majority nation is Malaysia ranking at 33, while the only other state in the top 50 is Kuwait at 48.

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Qatar partners Malaysia, Turkey to conquer Islamic finance market

| 23/12/2018 | Reply
Qatar partners Malaysia, Turkey to conquer Islamic finance market

Qatar is planning an ambitious new initiative with Malaysia and Turkey to serve the $2 trillion global Islamic finance market from hubs in the three countries using common platforms and technology.

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Are you aware of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development?

| 29/11/2018 | Reply
Are you aware of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development?

At its heart are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are an urgent call for action by all countries – developed and developing – in a global partnership.

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