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April 2018

A BEAUTIFUL MIND - Stephen Hawking

A Beautiful Mind

The English scientist, Stephen Hawking, theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author, and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at the University of Cambridge, died peacefully at his home in the early hours of 14 March 2018 at the age of 76 “He was a great scientist and an extraordinary…

GLOBAL RISKS 2018

GLOBAL RISKS 2018

According to The Global Risks Report 2018, published last month by the World Economic Forum ahead of the Davos summit, the prospect of strong economic growth in 2018 presents leaders with an opportunity to address weaknesses in many of the complex systems that underpin our world. As the pace of…

What UNESCO Wants To Teach Our Children

WHAT UNESCO WANTS TO TEACH OUR CHILDREN

At the beginning of 2018, almost ten years after the first edition, the United Nations Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (UNESCO) unveiled an updated “International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education” purporting to advocate what it described as “quality comprehensive sexuality education to promote health and well-being, respect for human rights…

TURKI ALHAMED

TO BE OR NOT TO BE – BY TURKI ALHAMED

Less than two years ago, no one could have imagined or predicted the changes that are now happening in Saudi Arabia – changes that are proving to be nothing short of revolutionary. Unlike the so-called “Arab Spring”, a groundswell of popular uprisings that toppled several regimes and turned countries upside…

The Arabian Travel Market

THE ARABIAN TRAVEL MARKET

The Arabian Travel Market (ATM) which takes place this year at the Dubai World Trade Centre over four days from April 22-25 is considered by industry professionals to be the barometer for the Middle East and North Africa travel industry. Last year’s event featured 2,661 exhibitors, over 39,000 visitors and…

H.R.H. PRINCE TURKI BIN ABDULAZIZ BIN NASSER BIN ABDULAZIZ ALSAUD

A SAUDI YOUTH PERSPECTIVE

We are blessed in Saudi Arabia to be witnessing a new golden era under the leadership and guidance of the custodian of the two holy mosques, King Salman, and his trusted son, crown prince Mohammed bin Salman. We are now a nation that is promoting and encouraging its youth to…

RAIN OF LIGHT

The Louvre Abu Dhabi will open to the public this month. LEADERS looks at what is set to become one of the most important arts and culture venues in the Middle East. It’s been a long journey. The concept design for the Louvre Abu Dhabi was carried out between 2006…

IAM: BUILDING BRIDGES

I AM, a visual art exhibition celebrating the work of Middle Eastern women artists, began its tour of the United States at the American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center in Washington DC, September 5 – October 22, 2017. In 2018, the exhibition will move from Washington DC to Jackson Hole,…

LUXURY TRAVEL RE-IMAGINED

If you’re thinking about soaking in hot-water springs in Iceland, exploring Botswana’s Okavango delta, taking in the surreal landscape of Patagonia in South America on horseback, journeying into the surreally beautiful coastal desert of Namibia, visiting Churchill, the land of polar bears and beluga whales in Canada, then VASIM SHAIKH,…