is a prestigious award of Dubai launched by Kofi Annan, the former UN Secretary-General, in 1995 and completely sponsored by Shaikh Hamdan bin Rashed Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler and Minister of Finance of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Municipality.
attracted participants from all over the world and received 384 nominations from more than 60 countries, said Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director-General of Dubai Municipality.
Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality, who welcomed the winners of the eighth cycle of DIABP
, said the Award has endeavoured to achieve lofty goals since its launch in 1995 in collaboration with the United Nations through the UNCHS.
The announcement was made on Thursday at the Dubai Municipality - the sponsor of the award - by Hussain Nasser Lootah, chairman of the DIABP
Board of Trustees and the acting director general of the municipality.