In Nima won the first Oxford Alumni debate to be held in the Arab world. Contact the programme on middleeastbiz bbc. Abu Dhabi may have the financial clout to invest in alternative forms of energy but will its plans pay off in the long run?
The award was decided by public vote. Algerians are rioting the Egyptians are calling for change and Yemen is as unstable as ever. So is that enough to wean drivers off their love of the gas guzzler.
Sponsors are flooding in to help with the expense of this fledgling industry. The half hour weekly programme covers business and finance issues across the region, and delves into how issues outside the Middle East, impact it.
And what role do they have in mobilising governments to make those changes? And whilst many of the issues stem from deeper problems; calls for leadership reforms, free elections and press freedom - tensions have boiled over because of rising costs, soaring unemployment and poverty.
So - if governments can solve the economic problems, can they solve the social ones too? Can the league survive and flourish in such an environment? Reports and interviews span the whole spectrum of society and industry: But rarely do they go for motorbikes. But that could be changing.
To help change that perception, small groups of amateurs and semi-professionals are working hard with custom built "super bikes" to get motorbike racing off the ground. During her time there, Nima covered key global and regional events such as the World Economic Forum in Davos, as well as its regional meetings held in the Arab world and the Arab Business Council.
And this is a dangerous sport. So how important is the business community in coming up with alternative sources of energy? Nima has worked in television, radio and print in both English and Arabic.
In she joined the Al Jazeera London office as a business reporter. Middle East Business Report is a weekly half-hour programme covering business issues from the region Contact the programme on middleeastbiz bbc. Fuel prices in the UAE have risen three times in the last six months - and are set to rise even further as subsidies are cut.
She went on to work for MBC, the first private free-to air Arabic satellite broadcaster, as a producer and reporter.
She started her career in journalism working for Spectrum International, a radio station for ethnic communities living in London inwhere she created and presented a a weekly broadcast in Arabic focusing on social issues.
And is it really that simple?
In Nima was a board member of the World Congress of History Producers, an international organisation that brings together media stakeholders with an interest in factual content, and its only representative from the Arab world. Thanks to cheap fuel and higher disposable incomes, 4x4s are the car of choice.
During her time there, she interviewed numerous politicians, business leaders and decision makers within global and regional organisations - including the International Criminal Court, the World Bank, and the IMF.Nima Abu Wardeh is an award winning broadcast journalist. Regarded as an opinion leader, she is approached by think-tanks, the corporate world and government entities for her insight.
Nima regularly chairs and is a speaker View Post. Nima Abu-Wardeh's wiki: Nima Abu-Wardeh (Arabic: نعمة أبو وردة) was the presenter of the BBC World News weekly financial programme Middle East Business Report until it ended in March She is of Palestinian descent and studied in London.
She worked for Financial Times Televi. Middle East Business Report is a weekly half-hour programme covering business issues from the region. Nima Abu Wardeh speaks to Christiana Figueres, the UN's Chief Climate Negotiator.
Watch India Business Report on BBC World News. Nima Abu-Wardeh. Meet Nima, Middle East Business Report's presenter. The defence industry is gathering in Abu Dhabi for the biggest military trade show in the Middle East. in a new-look Middle East?
Nima abu-Wardeh reports. BBC is not responsible for the. Ms Nima Abu-Wardeh Position: Journalist and broadcaster of BBC World’s Middle East Business Report Nima is a bilingual English Arabic broadcast journalist specialising in Arab issues.
Nima Abu-Wardeh is a bilingual English Arabic broadcast journalist specialising in Arab issues. Nima presents BBC World's weekly business and finance programme, Middle East Business Report (MEBR) and was part of the team that set up the programme.Download