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Obviously, most people around the world wants to have one or two vacation in one of the emirates in the UAE. Dubai receives numerous visitors in a year and currently, the GDP of the emirate is substantially dependent on tourism now. As most visitors will fly into Dubai, the fun and stay of vacations do not stay in Dubai. One hour away from Dubai is one of the emirates hosting some favorite developments in the United Arab Emirates – the Ras Al Khaimah (RAK).
At COP 21 it was determined that approximately $19 billion of finance will be provided annually by developed countries for Africa’s renewable programme by 2020. In addition, Japan announced $10bn per year in public and private finance also to reach Africa by 2020. New pledges to climate funds, including the Adaptation Fund, Least Developed Countries Fund, and the Green Climate Fund (GCF), added up to more than $1.5bn. In addition, all multilateral development banks have pledged to scale up climate finance in developing countries by 2020, to more than $30 billion per year.
Luxor hosts UNWTO 5th UNWTO Global Summit on City Tourism: Cities: Local Culture for Global Travellers
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt are organizing the 5th Global Summit on City Tourism: “Cities: Local Culture for Global Travellers” on 1-2 November 2016 in Luxor. During the summit, UNWTO will launch the Mayors for Tourism Initiative.
The GCC region is a promising region for developmental projects and also record breaking projects. The region has attracted new and fresh projects in diverse sectors of infrastructure. As much as outsiders might want to see the entire emirates to be developing at the same rate, it is important to note the business environment for the various emirates, especially for foreign investors. The Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) is one of the emirates which currently represents marvelous investment opportunities to investors all around the world. Having received an award from the Financial Times as the “Most Attractive Place in the Middle East for FDI,” the emirate keeps spurring systems that enables and promotes investments.
H E Dr Anthony Mothae Maruping, Commissioner for Economic Affairs, and the H E the Ambassador of Turkey accredited to AU, Mr. Fatih Ulusoy have signed the hosting agreement regarding the organization of the Africa – Turkey Economic and Business Forum, which is scheduled to take place on November 2nd and 3rd, 2016, in Istanbul, Turkey.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is urging African governments to sign on to the Port State Measures Agreement (PSMA) and to consider taking immediate action to implement the treaty.
The 2017 summit will be a 2-day event, themed, “Paving the Way”, and will be held on March 6th and 7th 2017 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos
The African city of the future: finding real alternatives to creating mere replicas of Dubai, Shanghai and Singapore
African Real Estate & Infrastructure Summit to gather developers, investors and planners
With global and regional capital continuing to flow into West African Real Estate, investors are starting to diversify their funds across the region and move away from the previous Nigeria and Ghana bias.
Ras Al Khaimah Finance & Investment Forum To Showcase The Emirate’s Growth Potential And Its Investment Offerings
– Forum to cover Hospitality & Tourism, Real Estate, Manufacturing & Production and Infrastructure sectors
STEG-IS returns as platinum sponsor for iPAD Rwanda Energy Infrastructure Forum in Kigali in November
“STEG-IS has performed a significant ER project in Rwanda”
The African Ministers of Trade tabled an Africa position in the 15th Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum, held on 26 September 2016 in Washington DC, United States. The position is on the report titled “Beyond Agoa: Looking to the future of the U.S. – Africa Trade and Investment” issued by the US on 22 September 2016, as required by Congress in line with the AGOA Extension and Enhancement Act of 2015. The Forum is an annual event that alternates between Sub-Saharan Africa and the United States; the 16th Forum will be hosted by Togo.
South Africa’s growing space industry offerings will be prominently on display next week in Guadalajara, Mexico at the 67th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) touted as the world’s largest international gathering for players big and small in the space sector.
GCC is at its peak of development as the region takes on new challenges and breaking records on everything in every sector – world longest tower, world’s largest solar farm, first-ever operational 3D printed office, and many more. All this presents enormous opportunity for business owners, CEOs, entrepreneurs and investors all over the world.
Small business owners and mercurial entrepreneurs across all industry sectors still have two weeks to enter the 2016 South African Small Business Awards. This year marks the eighth anniversary of the highly coveted awards, which is hosted by the National Small Business Chamber (NSBC).
In October, AviaDev Africa conference will be happening in Rwanda’s capital –Kigali. The conference which has been planned to spur discussions on the future air connectivity in Africa while marginally reinforcing the cooperation between the hotel and airline businesses. The conference was welcomed by Wolfgang M. Neumann, President and CEO of The Rezidor Hotel Group. Wolfgang, CEO of one of the world’s leading hotel chains, will also be partaking in a panel discussion which is centered on tourism infrastructure in Africa at the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) which will be hosted alongside the AviaDev Africa. It is expected that the event will attract and converge top-level international investors, business leaders, industry experts, government ministers and officials, from around the globe.