Dubai: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has organized a virtual forum under the theme ‘Rule of Law and Sustainability’ in celebration of International Day of Law 2023.
The forum featured several activities, including panel discussions, awareness newsletters, and cultural competitions. It aimed to enrich the knowledge of DEWA’s employees on legal aspects and DEWA’s policy, which aims at achieving legitimacy and the rule of law within a framework of institutional flexibility and agility to achieve sustainable development.
“From this standpoint, DEWA is keen to enhance the legal knowledge of the various stakeholders and educate them about all that would indicate the importance of the role of law for them, by establishing and preserving the principles of justice, governance, and transparency, to make the UAE in general and the Emirate of Dubai in particular a role model in the legislative and legal structure that keeps pace with the requirements of the ambitious development process,” Mr. Al Tayer further added.
The forum highlighted several awareness sessions, including ‘Child Rights Law (Wadeema)’ by Ms. Aishah Obaid Haddadi, Legal Advisor at DEWA, ‘Rule of law and Sustainability’ by Ms. Amna Khalid Almheiri, Legal Researcher at DEWA, ‘Climate Change and Rules’ by Ms. Rabiya Aslam Shaikh, Document Controller at the Legal Affairs Department in DEWA, and ‘Role of Legal Technology in Shaping a Sustainable Future’ by Mr. Hichem Cherif, Executive Coordinator at the Legal Affairs Department in DEWA.