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Dubai: Digital Dubai, represented by Dubai Electronic Security Centre (DESC) has begun accepting registrations for its Cybersecurity Bootcamp. The initiative is expected to train new employees, fresh graduates and university seniors from any background on the field of Cybersecurity. The program which will be launched on the 18th of July, will offer daily sessions for 5 consecutive weeks, starting at the Dubai Cyber Innovation Park in Business Bay. THE COURSE The Bootcamp will feature a series of training modules in Cybersecurity, supporting the attendees to improve their skills and ability to effectively and quickly address practical cyber skills required in…

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Abu Dhabi: Representatives from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) were recently welcomed at the Abu Dhabi Centre for Sheltering and Humanitarian Care – Ewaa. Ewaa is an affiliate of the Department of Community Development. The interaction between two authorities deliberated on Ewaa’s expanded mandate and its provided services for violence and abuse cases in Abu Dhabi. Both parties used the opportunity to explore untapped potential for capacity building, streamlining aftercare procedures, and facilitating resettlement of human trafficking cases when needed. One of the shared priorities discussed during the meeting was the elimination of violence against women. While…

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Dubai: After the extremely successful stint of operating 172 Tesla vehicles in the Limousine service since 2017, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai will soon begin a trial by adding Tesla Model 3 to Dubai Taxi Corporation’s Taxi fleet. The trial is expected to validate the efficiency of the vehicle when deployed as a Taxi in the Emirate. The usage of Tesla electric vehicles in Dubai taxi fleet is an exceptional experience, which contributes in realizing His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai’s Green Economy for Sustainable Development Initiative.…

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Abu Dhabi: One of the most anticipated and rated photography contests in the region is all set for the next round of competitions as Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation (KIADPAI) has begun accepting applications for the 2023 ‘Date Palm International Photography’ Competition. Professional, Amateur Photographers as well as Photography enthusiasts from across the globe are expected to take part in the international competition which is held in appreciation of the date palm tree and to enhance the role of photographers in enriching its memory, as well as reviving its environmental heritage. The Award’s General Secretariat has…

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Abu Dhabi: Continuing its effort to extend its helping hand to the relief of earthquake victims in Afghanistan, the UAE has dispatched 3 planes carrying a 1,000 Sq.M Hospital which accommodates 75 beds and 2 operating rooms equipped with the latest medical supplies and devices. The move was part of the UAE’s continuous efforts to operate an air bridge in the wake of the recent disaster. The UAE has also dispatched 16 metric tons of equipment and a medical team to operate the hospital and provide urgent medical services. Earlier, President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has…

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Baku, Azerbaijan: The United Arab Emirates, represented by Ms. Naama Abdullah Al Sharhan, Second Deputy Speaker of the Federal National Council (FNC) is attending the Baku Conference of the Non-Aligned Movement Parliamentary Network held at Baku, the capital and commercial hub of Azerbaijan. Addressing the attendees at the Conference, Ms. Al Sharhan remarked that the UAE believes that spreading values of tolerance and promoting inter-cultural dialogue remain key international humanitarian principles to combat violence across the world. Delivering a statement on behalf of the UAE Parliamentary Division, the FNC 2nd Deputy Speaker emphasized on the need to adopt the NAM’s…

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Dubai: The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MoCCAE) recently hosted the 2nd National Dialogue for Climate Ambition (NDCA), focusing on the energy industry. Themed, “The energy sector: A catalyst towards carbon neutrality”, the session brought together 52 representatives of relevant public and private sector entities, including leading UAE-based power companies. Attendees of the session engaged in discussions on the global energy perspective. The gathering also studied the status of the local sectoral landscape, and explored emerging solutions that can help build a net-zero energy system, such as clean hydrogen. We are currently in the middle of a clean energy…

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Abu Dhabi: The UAE’s government-backed health service, Emirates Health Services (EHS) was recently honored by the Smart Government Awards 2022 for Digital Government Content from Us-based International Excellence Foundation. Florida-based International Excellence Foundation works with stakeholders across the globe to advance e-government and smart government websites. EHS’ victory was revealed during an awards ceremony which was held on the 29th of  June at Mövenpick Grand Al Bustan Dubai. THE ACCOMPLISHMENT The Award recognized Emirates Health Services for its outstanding digital content, designed and developed by local talents on its team, which met all international standards for e-government and smart government…

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Dubai: State-owned utility service provider, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has introduced numerous innovative improvements to its Customer Care Centre. The new additions ensure that the Customer Care Centre offers consistent, integrated, and seamless experience for customers to complete their transactions anytime and anywhere. The Centre consists of an integrated and advanced information base that enables employees to respond to customer enquiries faster and more accurately. AI BACKED DYNAMIC LIST The new improvements introduced at the Centre includes a dynamic list supported by Artificial Intelligence (AI) so that employees can identify the caller’s account and communication records between the…

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Abu Dhabi: The United Arab Emirates’ official press agency, the Emirates News Agency (WAM) recently took part in the 21st meeting of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) news agencies. The gathering which was held virtually, witnessed the attendance of officials from the GCC news agencies and the General Secretariat. DISCUSSION POINTS The event discussed the decision of the Supreme Council at the 41st and 42nd Summits, in addition to the GCC secretariat’s recommendation to draft its 2023-2027 plan aimed at identifying the joint action priorities of news agencies. Attendees also engaged upon several suggestions aimed at drafting the future of joint…

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