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European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis, Mr Christos Stylianides Concludes his Mission to the UAE

18/03/2019 - 08:11
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EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis, Mr Christos Stylianides was in the UAE on a 3 day mission in both Abu Dhabi and Dubai were he met with several Emirati Ministers and other dignitaries.

During his mission, Mr Stylianides met with UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Dr Anwar Gargash, Minister of State Mrs Reem Al Hashemi and UN Messenger of Peace, Princess Haya Bint Al Hussain. 

Commissioner Stylianides gave the keynote address titled "Education in Emergencies as a strategic investment in the future: tackling the education gap between displacements and formal schooling” at the annual International Aid & Development conference exhibition (DIHAD), in Dubai.  

Commissioner Stylianides also gave a talk on the Role of Humanitarian Aid in Driving Reconciliation, to the staff and students of the Emirates Diplomatic Academy, during his mission.

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