Members of the Board of Directors and Staff of The Humpty Dumpty Institute traveled to the United Arab Emirates February 24-28 to discuss cooperation with Emirati humanitarian and academic institutions. Dr. Al Khalafalla, Chairman of the Board of Directors of HDI, led the delegation which included Board Member Mark Epstein, Associate Member Morgan DeNicola, Executive Director Joseph Merante, and Director of HDI's Higher Education Alliance Steve Ginther. In addition, Mr. Thorsten Jelenik, Director of the European Headquarters of The Taihe institute participated as a representative of HDI's Board Members based in China. The delegation had meetings in the Emirates of Dubai, Sharjah, and Abu Dhabi.
On February 25, Dr. Khalafalla signed a Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of the Humpty Dumpty Institute with His Excellency Saif al Shehhi, the Founder and Director of Peace Without Limits. HDI will collaborate Peace Without Limits strive for its goal of fostering dialogue among different cultures, raise the awareness of the importance of interreligious dialogue, and develop educational programs which lay the groundwork for informed global citizens. Peace Without Limits has offices in Washington, D.C., Geneva, Switzerland, Sharjah (UAE), and Kampala, Uganda.