2012 - 8 new Blue Flags are recognized in the UAE
01 Nov 20128 new Blue Flags are recognized in the UAE, with Fujairah receiving its first Blue Flag ever. The total number of Blue Flags in the UAE goes up to 12.
Blue Flag workshops were run with the Dubai and Abu Dhabi municipalities to increase capacity building
2 workshops were held for beach and marina operators in order to educate them on Blue Flag and its benefits