The Agenda

The Agenda is your go-to programme for news, analysis and comment - a daily digest of local and international stories that matter to you.

Broadcasting every weekday, Georgia Tolley goes beyond the headlines to speak to government ministers, decision makers, analysts and local experts to find out how the news will impact those of us living in the UAE.

From Covid-19, to climate change and community issues, The Agenda covers stories from every walk of life, so get in touch with us and tell us your news.


Text 4001, WhatsApp 04 871 55 00 or email The Agenda's producer Jennifer Crichton,

Latest From The AGENDA

This Emirati Women's Day, The Agenda was joined by four accomplished women who are challenging western stereotypes of the Middle East and breaking new ground in their businesses.

Entrepreneur Leila Al Marashi, Alanood Al Hammadi, Project Head for Abu Dhabi Art, Sarah Adel Luqman, Marketing Director for Saadiyat Island at Miral Destinations and Fatima Al Ali, a leading expert in healthcare management, told Georgia how they got started in their professions...

Georgia's Interviews and Highlights


Georgia has worked as a news reporter, radio presenter and producer for more than 20 years in both the UK and the Middle East.

Most recently, she spent a year at the National newspaper, reporting on Covid-19, the Projects of the 50th, Expo 2020 and other local stories.

Prior to moving to the UAE in 2014 with her husband and two young sons, Georgia worked for BBC Radio in London for ten years, and still regularly reports for the BBC World Service.

Her first job in Dubai was at ARN working as a producer for the Business Breakfast, alongside Brandy, Malcolm and Richard. Since then she’s also presented various shows on Dubai Eye, including a special programme on the UAE’s response to Covid-19.

Georgia loves to meet new people and believes everyone has an interesting story to tell; you just need to ask the right questions.

Listen to the Agenda with Georgia every weekday from 10 am – 1 pm.




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