[PAST EVENT] Let's Continue our Connection with Nature

13 May, 2020
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Let's Continue our Connection with Nature 

Ramadan Pioneer Series session with Dr. Shaikha Al Dhaheri

This session focuses on employing technology to help nature lovers who seek to continue their quest to harmonize with our environment and the world in quarantine.

Her Excellency Dr. Sheikha Salem Al Dhaheri, Secretary General of the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi, explains how nature lovers in the United Arab Emirates can have a tangible positive impact on the world, from the comfort and safety of their homes through virtual experiences during "Covid-19.

Please note that this session will be conducted in Arabic


لنواصل تواصلنا مع الطبيعة


تركز هذه الجلسة على توظيف التكنولوجيا لمساعدة محبي الطبيعة الذين يسعون لمواصلة سعيهم لتحقيق الانسجام مع بيئتنا والعالم وسط الحجر الصحي.

توضح سعادة الدكتورة شيخة سالم الظاهري كيف يمكن لعشاق الطبيعة في دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة أن يكون لهم تأثير إيجابي ملموس على العالم، من راحة وسلامة منازلهم من خلال التجارب الافتراضية خلال "كوفيد-19".





What do you need? 

  • Laptop, tablet or smartphone 

  • Internet Connection 

  • Video Call Application (ZOOM

  • Preferable: working mic and camera 


How to join: 

To book simply fill the form on this link, or use the button below. 


About Her Excellency 

Dr. Shaikha Salem Al Dhaheri is the Secretary General of the Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD), the largest environmental regulator in the Middle East, responsible for protecting and preserving our natural resources and promoting sustainable development in the emirate.

Dr. Al Dhaheri holds a PhD degree in Wildlife Conservation and Protection from the University of Aberdeen in the United Kingdom, which makes her the first Emirati woman to earn the accolade. She also holds two Masters degrees: in Environmental Science from UAE University (UAEU) in Al Ain, and another in Biological Conservation From the University of Kent in the United Kingdom. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Species from UAEU.

Dr. Al Dhaheri began her career at EAD as a Researcher Assistant in the Agency’s Terrestrial Environment Research in 2000, and was later appointed as Executive Director of the Terrestrial and Marine Biodiversity Sector in 2012. In this role, she spearheaded initiatives to promote a comprehensive understanding of the state of biodiversity in Abu Dhabi, and ensured that the sector’s goals were in line with Abu Dhabi Environment Vision 2030 and the Abu Dhabi Plan, among other national and emirate-level directives. She has played a defining role in establishing a clear vision for the sector to facilitate a sustainable environment and future for Abu Dhabi.

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