Press meeting at Dihad

Press meeting at Dihad, Dubai International Humanitarian Aid & Development Conference & Exhibition

Better Shelter, IKEA Foundation and UNHCR invites to a press meeting; Better Shelter is presented and reveals its first large order

You are welcome to participate in a press meeting at the Dubai International Humanitarian Aid & Development Conference & Exhibition, DIHAD, in Dubai. There we will present Better Shelter, a housing solution made in collaboration with the IKEA Foundation and UNHCR, which will improve the lives of many thousands of displaced people. Better Shelter will also reveal its first large order.

In 2013, the IKEA Foundation and the UNHCR publically announced their partnership. Prototypes of Better Shelter were completed and tests in real life conditions have taken place. At DIHAD, the final shelter will be demonstrated.

Details are as follows
Date: Tuesday, 24 March
Where: DIHAD, Dubai. DIHAD is held at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Time: 1:00 PM (local time)

 

Representatives from UNHCR and Better Shelter will participate in the press meeting. The press meeting will last approximately 30 minutes, and it will be followed by one-on-one interviews.

RSVP no later than 18 March to press@bettershelter.org and please let us know if you wish to request a one-on-one interview. For further inquiries or press material, please contact Sofia Wretman, +46 (0)76 -109 05 09sofia.wretman@halvarsson.se.

About DIHAD
24-26 March 2015, the 12th edition of Dubai International Humanitarian Aid & Development Conference & Exhibition will be held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The event will be 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 Conference.

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24 Mar, 2015 Published by