Details of the organization
Emirates Foundation for Youth Development
United Arab Emirates

Information about the project
Emirates Foundation “Think Science” program aims to inspire, encourage, and empower UAE youth, between the ages of 15 and 24 years to embrace careers in science and technology. The program is established to respond to the nation’s demand for science talents. In addition, to support creating a National Scientific Critical Mass capable of participating in science-based policy making and utilizing Science and Technology in helping society to prosper. In 2008 the program launched, and in 2012 it became the Think Science Program which consist of three core projects, the national Think Science Competition, Think Science Ambassadors which empowers youth, and Think Science Connect platform.
National implementation: United Arab Emirates
Ongoing from 24/09/2012 to 29/11/2013
Ministry of Education, Abu Dhabi Educational Council, Partners from Private sector such as Oxy, ConocoPhillips, Exon mobile, Dolphin, Siemens, Shell, Formula 1, Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA), Parsons, etc…

WSIS information
      * E-science
  • Achieve Universal Primary Education
  • Promote gender equality & empower women
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop a global partnership for development
  • Programme
  • Training initiative
  • Guidelines
  • Database
  • Stakeholders Platform
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No