Held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President, Prime Minister of United Arab Emirates, Ruler of Dubai, supported by Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian and Charity Est., the United Nations, the UAE Red Crescent Authority, International Humanitarian City, Dubai Cares and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).
INDEX will host the 14th Dubai International Humanitarian Aid & Development Conference & Exhibition – DIHAD – 2017. This unique event will take place from the 21 – 23 March 2017 at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Message from the Director of DISAB

Innovation has, for a long time, primarily been considered as essential for the achievement of economic progress; it is only recently that innovation has also been given importance in the realm of those activities undertaken by the public sector. In the context of humanitarian aid and development, more specifically, innovation has now become a recognised “must”, …read more>

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DIHAD is an important event for us to reconnect with our clients. Most of our major clients attend the show.
Its been an interesting 3 days also to meet new clients and build new relationships

Ms. Julie Audette
Marketing & Communications Manager NRS International

Ms. Julie Audette

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DIHAD is an event owned and organised by INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions Org. Est. (“INDEX”). Event registration fees are to be paid/settled directly in favour of INDEX. INDEX does not authorize any third party/company to collect fees or to do any other transactions whatsoever on its behalf. All event correspondences are to be addressed to the DIHAD representatives.