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H.E. Mr. Abdulla Shahid President of the General Assembly of United Nations
05 Oct 2021

UN President visits IHC

The International Humanitarian City in Dubai (IHC) welcomed at its warehouses, His Excellency Mr. Abdulla Shahid, President of the General Assembly of United Nations, in his first overseas visit since assuming the role of the world body’s 193-national assembly. United Nations Resident Coordinator for the UAE, the Commissioner General for UN for Expo 2020, and IHC members representatives from WFP, UNHRD,...

H.E. Dr. Gerd Müller Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation & Development of Germany in Dubai
05 Oct 2021

German Minister for Development Cooperation visits IHC

The International Humanitarian City in Dubai (IHC) welcomed at its warehouses a formal visit from the German Federal Minister for Development Cooperation, Mr Gerd Müller and officials from the German ministry, to learn about IHC and the humanitarian community-based in Dubai. IHC members representatives from WFP, UNHRD, UNHCR, WHO, UNICEF and K&N attended the visit. Mr Giuseppe Saba, IHC CEO, welcomed the...

IHC Scholarship website
20 Sep 2021

IHC scholarship in Master of International Relations laureate announced

The International Humanitarian City in Dubai (IHC) and the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) announced today the 1st laureate of the “IHC scholarship in the Master of International Relations (MIR)” UAE national Ms. Nouf Ismail. The annual scholarship was announced earlier this year in partnership between IHC and UOWD to promote the UAE’s vision of International Humanitarian Cooperation. An evaluation...

WHO & IFRC aid flight to sudan & ethiopia
25 Aug 2021

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Orders Urgent Humanitarian Aid Flights to Ethiopia and Sudan

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, upon request of the humanitarian community, has ordered two emergency aid flights to transport much needed aid to both Ethiopia and Sudan. The International Humanitarian City in Dubai (IHC) facilitated two Boeing 747 cargo flights, made available upon directions from His...

IHC Scholarship website
27 Apr 2021

IHC and UOWD announce “IHC scholarship in Master of International Relations”

The University of Wollongong Dubai (UOWD) in cooperation with the International Humanitarian City in Dubai (IHC) announced today the “IHC scholarship in the Master of International Relations (MIR)” for UAE nationals. The annual scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding student interested in humanitarian action and in promoting the UAE’s vision of International Humanitarian Cooperation. Professor Mohamed Salem, President, UOWD said: “As...

DUTCH DIPLOMATS VISIT IHC
25 Feb 2021

Dutch Diplomats Visit IHC

The International Humanitarian City (IHC) welcomed today at its warehouses a formal visit from HE Ester van Someren, Deputy of General Consul of the Kingdom of the Netherlands consulate in Dubai, to learn about IHC and the humanitarian community-based in Dubai. Hosting this visit were senior officials from IHC and attending members from the humanitarian community: UNOCHA and WHO. Mr Giuseppe Saba,...

Italian Diplomats Visits IHC
16 Feb 2021

Italian Diplomats Visit IHC

The International Humanitarian City (IHC) welcomed today at its warehouses an Italian Government delegation in a formal visit to learn about IHC and the humanitarian community, based in Dubai. The delegation consisted of HE Nicola Lener, Ambassador of Italy to the UAE, and HE Giuseppe Finocchiaro, Consul General in Dubai. Hosting this visit were senior officials from IHC and attending members from...

CONSUL GENERAL OF FRANCE VISITS IHC
09 Feb 2021

Consul General of France Visit IHC

The International Humanitarian City welcomed Her Excellency the Consul General of France in Dubai, Mrs Raja Rabia, accompanied by the Deputy Consul General, Marie-Laure Charrier. Mr Giuseppe Saba, IHC CEO, welcomed the French officials and gave an overview presentation of IHC role various projects, shedding light on the humanitarian community’s response for COVID-19, in addition to the recent launch of the...

Dubai Vaccine Logistics Alliance
31 Jan 2021

IHC and Partners Launch “Dubai Vaccine Logistics Alliance” to expedite global distribution of COVID-19 vaccines

Under the directives of Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai today launched the Vaccine Logistics Alliance to speed up distribution of COVID-19 vaccines around the world through the emirate. In support of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) COVAX initiative and its efforts to equitably distribute two billion...

IHC Members Covid19 response graph Jan to Aug 2020
13 Sep 2020

The International Humanitarian City in Dubai’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic

The International Humanitarian City (IHC) in Dubai, the world’s largest humanitarian hub, plays an integral role in facilitating efficient first responses to crises at a global level. IHC members community includes about 80 UN organisations, International NGOs, intergovernmental organisations, and commercial companies concerned with humanitarian work. Because of the city’s strategic location in Dubai, humanitarian organizations can quickly respond to disasters and...

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