Events

MGM
23 Mar 2021

IHC hosts 5th Annual Members Global Meeting

5 members awarded IHC Award for outstanding contribution to humanity The International Humanitarian City in Dubai (IHC) hosted today its fifth Annual Members Global Meeting (MGM 2021). The IHC community consists of 87 members, including humanitarian agencies, UN and nonprofit organizations as well as commercial companies. The Annual Members Global Meeting is an opportunity to bring together the diverse humanitarian ecosystem...

WHO Aid to Sudan
01 Mar 2021

IHC supports WHO humanitarian airlifts to Sudan

Upon the approval of the Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the International Humanitarian City (IHC), has chartered two aircraft transporting urgent humanitarian aid and medical supplies from WHO Logistics Hub in Dubai to Sudan. The health emergency and escalating crisis in Sudan demands the immediate dispatch of life-saving medicines, medical supplies, and technical logistics personnel to support...

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...

K+N Kitting Center
03 Jan 2021

Kuehne+Nagel Assembles Emergency and Relief Kits at IHC

Kuehne+Nagel Dubai and International Humanitarian City (IHC) sign a five-year contract to run and manage IHC’s semi-automated Kitting Centre based on a competitive process. Kuehne+Nagel has been a member of IHC since 2008. Its strategic position in the region and close proximity to Jebel Ali Port and Al Maktoum Airport allows the response to any emergency requirement to be fast...

IHC signs MoU with Dubai Police on humanitarian aspects news-thumb
08 Dec 2020

IHC signs MoU with Dubai Police on humanitarian aspects

The Dubai Police General Command has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Humanitarian City (IHC) with the aim of exchanging experiences between the two sides, and implementing a number of specialized training courses on emergency management and humanitarian interventions. The MoU was signed by Brigadier Dr. Mohammed Abdullah Al Murr, Director of the General Department of Human...