Press Conference for the Third Ataya Project
- 6 April 2014
The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) hosted a press conference for the third Ataya Project on 6 April 2014 at its Office Complex in Abu Dhabi. The Ataya project has been set up to pay off debt of those under arrest for pending financial commitments and those who are unable to repay them.
Ataya is a unique initiative, designed to embody the values and principles of the Red Crescent relating to people with special needs, the sick and the afflicted, in the country and abroad. It is held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Shamsa bint Hamdan bin Mohamed Al Nahyan, wife of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ruler’s Representative in the Western Region and Chairman of the UAE Red Crescent Authority.