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17Oct2007

Message from HRH Princess Haya in support of the MDGs

“I am very happy to speak to you on this occasion. In the equation of peace, hungry people are the most likely to lean towards fanaticism because they have nothing left to live for. Overlooking a segment of the world as large as Africa and the Middle East where the community is largely uneducated is a direct invitation to fight...

17Oct2007

Princess Haya joins Kofi Annan in launching the Global Humanitarian Forum

HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, Wife of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE. Ruler of Dubai, joined Kofi Annan and other prominent humanitarian figures in launching the Global Humanitarian Forum (GHF). Headquartered in Geneva, the Forum will foster dialogue and partnerships that strengthen the international community’s ability to address current and...

10Oct2007

Iftar for the Security Guards at IHC

Thanks to the humble initiative of IHC member organisations ‘Life For Relief & Development’ and ‘Waqf Foundation’ and with the support of IHC, the security staff operating within the IHC compound were able to enjoy iftar snacks and drinks during the Holy Month of Ramadan. Photograph: Biju Nair (Maintenance Supervisor for IHC), Hani Al-Zubaidi (Financial Development & Marketing Director of...

21Sep2007

UN Secretary-General designates HRH Princess Haya as UN Messenger of Peace

The International Day of Peace – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon honoured Her Royal Highness Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein of Jordan by designating Her as United Nations Messengers of Peace. She will join six other Messengers of Peace, individuals who possess widely recognized talents in the fields of art, literature, music and sports, in helping to raise worldwide awareness...