From 3-6 October 2016, Mayor Aboutaleb headed a Rotterdam delegation of selected companies in a trade mission to Dubai, UAE. The economic mission was part of a three-year Memorandum of Understanding between the two cities to further develop their relationship to mutual benefit. New Citizen Design participated in the program with visits to Dubai Silicon Oasis and Abu Dhabi Masdar City and a talk at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce. New Citizen Design’s individual program included Dubai Smart City, Dubai Design District, Dutch Design District Dubai and Dubai Happiness agenda for our design products and design thinking services.