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 Presents National Report at Global Nuclear Safety Meeting

On 28 March 2014, the UAE presented its 2nd National Report during the 6th Review Meeting of the Contracting Parties on the Convention on Nuclear Safety at the headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria.

UAE Awards a Grant for Training Workshops for Journalists from the Middle East on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmanent Issues

The Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) entered today into a grant agreement with the organizations Atomic Reporters and the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (VCDNP) to implement a project aimed at enhancing journalists´ understanding and coverage of nuclear-related issues.

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.