UAE IN FOCUS
Sheikh Zayed Mosque
Burj Khalifa, the World’s Tallest Tower
Yas Island
IRENA at Masdar City
The majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is probably the most imposing religious and national landmark in Abu Dhabi to date. It is also arguably one of the most important architectural treasures of contemporary UAE society - and one of the most beautiful in the world - initiated by the late president and father of the UAE, HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.
More than just the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa is an unprecedented example of international cooperation, symbolic beacon of progress, and an emblem of the view, dynamic and prosperous Middle East.
Yas Island is one of the most spectacular projects under construction in the UAE. Located strategically off the city of Abu Dhabi, the entertainment destination of Yas Island will eventually occupy a total land area of 25 square km.
Masdar City aims to be of the world’s most sustainable urban developments powered by renewal energy.

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UAE Joins International Convention on Nuclear Liability

On 7 July 2014, the UAE joined yesterday the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage (CSC), an international treaty which was developed as an umbrella for international liability conventions, providing the basis for a global nuclear liability regime.

UAE Highlights Progress on its Peaceful Nuclear Energy Programme at the IAEA General Conference

The United Arab Emirates reiterated today its commitment toward strengthening nuclear safety, security and safeguards globally, while promoting the responsible use of nuclear energy, in its national statement to the 58th regular session of the IAEA General Conference in Vienna, Austria.

UAE Participates at Sherpas’ Meeting in Washington to Prepare for the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit

From 27 to 28 October 2014, the Sherpas’ Meeting was held in Washington, D.C., within the framework of the preparatory process for the next Nuclear Security Summit (NSS2016). This fourth Nuclear Security Summit will be hosted by the United States in 2016.