UAE’s National Students Cyber Awareness Initiative

Details of the organization
Khalifa Empowerment Program for Students - AQDAR
United Arab Emirates
  • The organization has a strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: Yes
  • The organization has a national e-strategy: Yes

Information about the project
UAE’s National Students Cyber Awareness Initiative
The UAE’s National Students Cyber Awareness Initiative was initiated by H.H. Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, as a part of the Khalifa Empowerment Program for Students, which aims to develop the next generation of UAE citizens and expats by equipping them with the knowledge, skills and expertise to be productive members of society, to create awareness of unethical behaviors in using the internet, and to tackle potential risks The initiative has served over 225 thousand students and teacher over the course of two years.
National implementation: United Arab Emirates
Ongoing from 01/09/2015 to 01/09/2021
Academic • UAE Ministry of Education UAE Ministry of Higher Education • Knowledge and Human Development Authority Law enforcement • UAE Ministry of Interior • Civil Defense GHQ • Drugs Prevention GHQ • National Anti-Terrorism Committee Family and Youth Programs • Family Development Foundation • General Authority of Youth & Sports Welfare

WSIS information
* The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
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