ENOC is main sponsor of global HR conference

Press release
Published December 29th, 2010 - 10:29 GMT
ENOC, main sponsor of IHRC 2011
ENOC, main sponsor of IHRC 2011

The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) has announced that ENOC will be the main sponsor of the International Human Resources Conference and Exhibition (IHRC 2011), to be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, during 19 -20 January 2011.  

His Excellency Dr Abdul Rahman Al-Awar, Head of IHRC 2011 Steering Committee and Director-General of FAHR said the support extended by ENOC shows how keen it is on supporting national initiatives aimed to enhance the country's position in global competitiveness. The support also indicates the importance of partnerships in the federal and local levels, especially among national institutions such as ENOC, which highly value the objectives of the conference, said Al-Awar.

Al-Awar added: "IHRC has already attracted top speakers and world class organisations, emphasising the event as an ideal platform to share experiences and evolve solutions to key HR challenges in the region and worldwide. We aim to make this event a brainstorming on regional and international HR issues that are critical in our long-term strategy for comprehensive economic development.”

Khalid Hadi, Group Brand and Marketing Manager of ENOC commented: "We are delighted to support IHRC as it will contribute to enhancing the image of the UAE internationally and create a platform for the global exchange of knowledge and expertise in the field of human resources. Supporting the event is part of ENOC’s strategy to connect with other economic sectors at the local and international levels. It is also a perfect fit with our commitment to invest in developing human resources as directed by our leadership and the UAE vision 2021”. 

IHRC 2011 will bring together experts and thought leaders worldwide to discuss effective mobilisation and management of knowledge, skills and manpower across sectors and disciplines under the theme “Human Resources: the Sustainable Capital for the New Era.” The conference will highlight the most relevant human capital development issues in the present global economic context, to provide governments and professionals with insights into designing sustainable HR strategies and policies. 

The conference and exhibition follow the directives of the UAE leadership to focus on human capital as the most productive investment in achieving comprehensive and sustainable development. 

IHRC 2011 also aims to position the UAE as a strategic hub for HR development across the region and worldwide, through creating an annual platform for the leadership and experts to debate sustainable HR development. It is also designed to facilitate transfer and exchange of valuable HR knowledge in the region and create a networking opportunity for HR practitioners. 

Background Information

Federal Authority for Government Human Resources

The Authority is aiming to develop Human Resources in Government Sector based on the modern concepts and International criteria applied in the field of Human Resources Management.

The Authority is enjoying the independent corporate body and necessary legal competence to resume all works and disposals which guarantee achieving its objectives as well as achieving Administrative and financial independence and subordinate to the Cabinet.

Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC)

Emirates National Oil Company Limited (ENOC) L.L.C. is a leading integrated global oil and gas player operating across the energy sector value chain. A wholly owned company of the Government of Dubai, ENOC was initially established in 1993.


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