IHC News


HRH Princess Haya contributes to reducing malnutrition rates of South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia

Abu Dhabi - 9 July, 2014

UN Messenger of Peace and Chairperson of the International Humanitarian City, IHC, H.R.H. Princess Haya bint Al Hussein, wife of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the U.A.E., and Ruler of Dubai, has made a generous contribution of USD500,000 to support the UN High Commissioner for Refugees' efforts in emergency nutrition and food security for

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IHC Attends the UNHCR Annual Consultations with NGOs in Geneva

Dubai, UAE - 24 June, 2014

The International Humanitarian City (IHC) has concluded last week among NGOs from around the world the Annual Consultations with NGOs organized by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) at the International Conference Center in Geneva from June 17 to 19, 2014.  Held under the theme “Women’s Leadership and Participation”, the annual consultations brought together more than

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Advisory Board Meeting Held at IHC

Dubai, UAE - 17 June, 2014

The International Humanitarian City (IHC) hosted and participated in the Advisory Board Meeting for the Annual Conference on Partnership and Information Sharing for Better Humanitarian Action, in coordination with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of the Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) at its premises in Dubai on Sunday. Members board and participants of the meeting chaired by IHC CEO Sha

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Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al Nuaimi Visits IHC, Gives Lecture on Altruism

Dubai, UAE - 5 June, 2014

The International Humanitarian City (IHC) welcomed Sheikh Abdul Aziz Bin Ali Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of Al Ihsan Charity Association to its premises on Wednesday, where he toured the IHC facilities and presented the IHC community with an inspirational talk. Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al Nuaimi, also known as the “The Green Sheikh” for his environmental and charitable advocacy started the visit wit

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UAE International Award for Poets of Peace Launched

Dubai - 1 May, 2014

The UAE International Award for Poets of Peace was launched at a press conference held at the International Humanitarian City (IHC) in Dubai today. In cooperation with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in the UAE, it is the first award of its kind, bridging a multitude of nationalities and languages in which poets will present their sonnets, spreading a message of peace around the worl

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IHC, Dubai Carbon and Panmed Renewable Energy LLC Join Efforts for Solar Power Project

Dubai, UAE - 16 April, 2014

Coinciding with Green Week and WETEX 2014 in Dubai, the International Humanitarian City (IHC) is partnering with Panmed Renewable Energy LLC for the launch of a 5.6 MW Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic Power Project in Dubai. The humanitarian hub has always been at the forefront of implementing best practices in development and humanitarian causes. Specifically, taking advantage of available resources,

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IHC Joins Government Departments at the Dubai Government’s Achievements Exhibition 2014

Dubai, UAE - 10 April, 2014

Dubai’s International Humanitarian City (IHC) is participating for the first time in the Dubai Government Achievements’ Exhibition, held from 8 to 10 of April at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The exhibition reflects the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and is organized by the Dubai Exec

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IHC Participation at DIHAD 2014 Concludes in DWTC, Dubai

Dubai, UAE - 27 March, 2014

Held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and supported by Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Charity and Humanitarian Establishment, the United Nations, International Humanitarian City (IHC), Emirates Red Crescent, Dubai Cares and the Organization of Islamic Conference, Dubai International Humanitarian Aid

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IHC hosts Workshop on Humanitarian Action

Dubai, UAE - 10 March, 2014

In collaboration with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Gulf Office, the International Humanitarian City (IHC) hosted for the first time the Arabhum Workshop in Dubai last week. The full-day event brought together over 60 humanitarian and development practitioners and academics from leading organizations in the Gulf region, alongside a handful of members

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IHC Praises Unwavering Support of Dubai Customs

Dubai, UAE - 24 February, 2014

The International Humanitarian City (IHC) Board of Directors, Chaired by HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, wife of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, today expressed their deep gratitude to Dubai Customs for its unwavering support and cooperation with IHC through facilitating customs transactions for IHC members, such as Unit

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