The Sustainable City hosted 300 delegates from Russia, visiting Dubai as part of their international internship programs


The Russian delegation included mayors, deputy mayors, governor deputies, urban planners, and chief architects. The delegates represent Russia’s largest cities including Moscow, Kazan, Sevastopol, and Sochi

Dubai, United Arab Emirates:  The Sustainable City welcomed a high-level Russian delegation which included mayors, deputy mayors, governor deputies, urban planners, and chief architects who are preparing a Master of Public Administration – a degree to help leaders and administrators acquire quality skills and training in handling public administrative sectors and office.

The delegation toured the Sustainable City to learn about the latest technologies and solutions and the best international practices employed in the community. The delegation was received 

by SEE Institute – the research and development arm of Diamond Developers.

The program centered around new ways of thinking and skills development as well as innovative technologies in urban infrastructure. Also, it included a deep dive workshop into climate action by examining best practices for achieving net zero energy. 

Karim El-Jisr Executive Director of SEE institute, underlined the importance of such visits, as they enhance collaborations and support global partnerships for achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals. They also accelerate the transfer of knowledge about sustainability across continents and showcase Dubai as a global hub for innovation in smart and sustainable cities. 

About The Sustainable City:

The Sustainable City in Dubai is the world’s first fully sustainable community, and GCC’s ‘Happiest Community’.

An icon of Dubai, it represents a new era in Real Estate, where social, environmental and economic facets are perfectly considered and seamlessly blended, to offer harmonious, quality sustainable low carbon living.

Born from a vision to accelerate the transition towards sustainable development, The Sustainable City demonstrates the living, working proof of this future ready concept and acts as a benchmark for sustainable living. 

Located in Dubailand, the mixed-use development spans some 46 hectares and provides an array of green residential facilities and amenities with no negative impact on the environment. 

A unique concept which redefines sustainable living; offering energy ¬efficient housing, zero maintenance and low service fees, green education and health care and a host of indoor and outdoor leisure and wellness activities, an urban farm, green mosque and innovation center.

The Sustainable City won over 20 awards including the Gulf Real Estate Award for the ‘Happiest Community’ for three consecutive years. In addition to being voted as the “Overall Winner’ the community also won top honours 

as the ‘Best Real Estate Project (Master Development)’, ‘Best Real Estate Research’, and ‘Best Real Estate Developer – Sustainable Green Development’ awards at the GREA 2019. It has also received the Emirates Energy Award 2017 for energy efficiency.