Special Envoy Offices Recap Recent Steps in Climate Fight

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council hosted a not​-to-be​-missed virtual discussion ​today about the greatest challenge of our times with ​leadership from the offices of the U.S and U.A.E. Special Envoys for Climate. David Livingston, Senior Advisor to U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, ​and Hana AlHashimi, Head of the Office of U.A.E. Special Envoy for Climate Change Dr. Sultan Al Jaber​, ​revealed exclusive new details […]

U.A.E. Healthcare Institutions Look to Expand American Partnerships in Light of Pandemic

Representatives from the U.A.E. Ministry of Health and Prevention, Dubai Health Authority, Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), U.A.E. Ministry of Defense, and U.A.E. Embassy in Washington, D.C. spoke of the future of healthcare cooperation between the U.S. and U.A.E. during a U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council webinar on 17 June 2021. This event was held under the auspices of […]

Industry Leaders and Economic Policy Dialogue Delegates Discuss Building on Policy Successes of Past Year

On behalf of the U.S. and U.A.E. governments, the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council hosted the annual Economic Policy Dialogue industry roundtable in Washington D.C. on Monday, June 7th 2021. This hybrid event allowed industry representatives from the U.S. and the U.A.E. to engage with government officials ahead of official bilateral U.S.-U.A.E. Economic Policy Dialogue (EPD) meetings taking place on Tuesday, […]

Virtual Trade Mission Highlights Growth of Arizona-U.A.E. Trade and Strength of Educational Partnerships

U.A.E. Consul General in Los Angeles H.E. Hazza Alkaabi, Arizona Commerce Authority Senior Vice President for International Trade Kevin O’Shea, ​and Raytheon Emirates Chief Executive Alan Davis detailed the flourishing ties between Arizona and the U.A.E. during a virtual trade mission co-hosted by the Arizona Commerce Authority and the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council​. This event is a precursor to in-person engagement between Arizona and […]

U.S. Commends Progress Leading to U.A.E. Removal from Special 301 Watchlist on Intellectual Property

Officials from the U.S. Department of Commerce reviewed the U.A.E.’s “remarkable” progress in protecting intellectual property during a Discover America webinar co-hosted by the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council. A video of the webinar, which took place on 25 May 2021, can be found here. In conversation with U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council President Danny Sebright, Thomas Bruns, Regional Senior Commercial […]

Virtual Trade Mission Encourages Continued Growth of Colorado-U.A.E. Ties

Colorado Lieutenant Governor Dianne Primavera, U.A.E. Consul General in Los Angeles H.E. Hazza Alkaabi, and Space Foundation COO Shelli Brunswick headlined a virtual trade mission to the U.A.E. to enhance collaboration between Colorado and the U.A.E.The online trade mission, co-hosted by the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade and the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council, comes as a precursor […]

Industry Leaders Underscore Importance of U.S.-U.A.E. Bilateral Business Ties in Meeting with Visiting U.S. Congressional Delegation

Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) and Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) while leading a CODEL to the U.A.E. discussed the U.S.-U.A.E. bilateral relationship with U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council member companies at a roundtable discussion on Saturday, May 1st in Dubai’s Ritz Carlton DIFC. The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council hosted the event and U.S. Consul General in Dubai, Philip Frayne, […]

U.A.E. – Israel Peace Creating Major “Ripple Effects” throughout the Middle East

Ambassador Eitan Na’eh, Israel’s first Head of Mission to the U.A.E., underscored the significant regional impact of growing people-to-people ties between Israel and the U.A.E. during a U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council webinar. A video of the webinar, which was held on Tuesday, April 20th, can be found here.  Ambassador Na’eh opened the webinar by expressing the genuine excitement around […]

Climate Change “Fundamental” to U.A.E.’s View of “Present and Future”

In the wake of ​U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry’s visit to the U.A.E., and ahead of the Biden Administration’s ​Leaders Summit on Climate, Ms. Hana AlHashimi, Head of the Office of the U.A.E. Special Envoy for Climate Change, underscored the U.A.E.’s commitment to addressing climate change, ​telling a Business Council audience that ​”climate action is built into our polic​ies” ​and the U.A.E. […]

Food & Water Security Central to U.A.E. Future Plans

Wassim Said, Advisor for Policy & Strategy at the U.A.E. Food and Water Security Office, emphasized the centrality of U.S. partnerships to the country’s Food and Water Security Strategy in a U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council webinar held on Thursday, April 8th.  A video of the webinar can be found here.  Mr. Said contextualized the U.A.E.’s food security strategy within […]