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The Thematic Workshops on IHL address critical challenges of International Humanitarian Law in current conflict situations. The two-day workshops complement the Core Professional Trainings on Humanitarian Law and Policy. Participants in the Thematic Workshops are expected to have completed the Core Professional Training in Humanitarian Law and Policy (or an equivalent multi-day training).
On 29 December 2013, UAE's Vice President and Prime Minister, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, announced that the UAE will launch the first satellite fully built and manufactured in 2017 launching its executive phase. Khalifa Sat will be build under the responsibility of the Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST).
The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) has announced the launch of its new DubaiSat-3 project – the first satellite build to be completed in the UAE, as the Arabian Aerospace Online News Service reported.
Engineers were celebrating the successful launch of the UAE's first government satellite last night. DubaiSat-1 took off on a Dnepr rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan last night on schedule at 10.46 UAE time.
Images from DubaiSat-1 can be used for a variety of applications from urban development, scientific research, telecommunications, transportation to civil engineering and constructions, mapping and GIS. (Source: EIAST)