12 UAE officials, including eight ministers led by Lieutenant General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, will deliver the keynote speech at the opening of the Aqdar World Summit in Moscow. From 29 August to 1 September, under the slogan “Empowering Communities Globally: Experiences and Lessons Learned”.
For the first time outside the UAE, the Aqdar World Summit is organized by the Khalifa Empowerment Program and implemented by Index for Conferences and Exhibitions. It discusses the issues of individuals and their empowerment in communities and supports social initiatives to build prosperous countries.
The Summit attracts dignitaries, experts, speakers and community actors from around the world, and addresses issues of education and their role in the development of nations.
Emirati officials present a high-level agenda, which addresses various important topics on the empowerment of societies at different levels: educational, cultural, intellectual and technological, and focuses on three main axes: (education and national service, essential ingredients for the empowerment of Emirati youth), and (technical, intellectual and food security) Strategic pillars for the empowerment of communities and youth, the UAE (model), (advanced science and future projects, and their roles in empowerment and community welfare).
At a press conference, the organizing committee of the Aqdar World Summit announced the summit's rich and comprehensive agenda for various societal issues related to the slogan of the conference, which will be attended by the Minister of Education, Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, through a session titled “Developing the Education System in the UAE - Major General Sheikh Ahmed bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Chairman of the UAE National and Reserve Service Authority, will participate in a session titled “Empowering UAE Nationals to Achieve Global Citizenship”. The Minister of State for Higher Education and Advanced Skills Ahmed bin Abdullah Humaid Belhoul Al Falasi, on the theme “Launching towards Space, Higher Education Policies and Advanced Skills”, while the President of the Presidential Ceremonies at the Ministry of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi, Mohammed Al Junaibi, will participate in a session titled “The UAE Model in Tamkeen” Global Special Olympics - Special Olympics »
The Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Omar bin Sultan Al Ulama, will also participate in a session titled “Artificial Intelligence: The UAE's Gateway to the Future”, in addition to the participation of Minister of State for Food Security, Mariam Bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Al Muhairi, in a session on “Food Security Strategy”. The Minister of State for Youth Affairs, Shamma bint Suhail bin Faris Al Mazrouei, will participate in a session titled “From Directions to Exceptional Application: A Realistic Case Study on Youth Empowerment in the UAE”, while the Chairman of Hedaya Center International, President of the World Council Muslim communities, Dr. Ali Rashid Al-Naimi, in a session under the title «the UAE's strategy in the fight against intellectual extremism».
The sessions include the participation of the Minister of Community Development, Hessa bint Issa Buhumaid, in a session on «re-engineering society to empower its members», and the participation of Minister of State for Advanced Sciences, Sarah bint Yousef Al Amiri, in a session entitled «UAE Empowerment for Future and Advanced Sciences .. Challenges and factors of success In addition to the participation of Managing Director and CEO of DEWA, Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, in a session on «Renewable Energy Economy in the UAE».
Speaking at the press conference, His Highness the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior's Office, Brigadier General Mohammed Humaid Dalmouj Al Dhaheri, said that the Aqdar World Summit is one of the world's most constructive and humanitarian initiatives that reflects the UAE's message of tolerance and aspiration to build prosperous societies intellectually, scientifically and ethically. It is based on the principles of peace, love and coexistence, and affirms the global role of the State in coordination and cooperation at the international and global levels to achieve prosperity and the renaissance of individuals and societies. He added that «the summit is an inspiring initiative in the world in its meanings, objectives and mission of achieving happiness and hope, and the formation of ambitious generations with a sense of patriotism and generous ethics, as we are sure that this year's summit, to be held this year in Moscow, the most luxurious, will highlight the role played by the State The UAE as a leading model in constructive dialogue, human openness and building bridges of communication and convergence among the peoples of the world, in translation of the message of sustainable development written by the founder of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may God rest his soul, in the spirit of tolerance and peace ».
Maryam Al Hammadi, Assistant Director General of Government Performance and Excellence at the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs and Future Affairs, said that the UAE is keen to transfer its leadership experience and provide it to benefit from it globally, pointing out that the UAE is witnessing a boom in performance and services system based on infrastructure with global specifications. Effective performance indicators that are linked to the national agenda and short and long-term strategies.
She added that the summit is an opportunity to showcase the UAE's distinguished experiences, especially in the areas of empowering and building human capacities and empowering young people and communities, and its important role in strengthening the system of human ethical values and spreading a culture of tolerance, cooperation and love to build more sophisticated societies, capable of facing contemporary challenges to come up with distinct ideas that look forward and build on the future. Forward-looking visions serve human societies.
Dr. Ibrahim Al Dabal, CEO of Khalifa Empowerment Program, Advisor Dr. Ibrahim Al Dabal, said that the World Summit agenda focuses on three main themes that highlight the UAE as a leading model in enhancing technical, intellectual and food security in society, education, national service, advanced sciences and future projects for youth empowerment. .
He added that Akdar's agenda includes several distinctive events and activities, such as national and heritage events, and the participation of Emirati folk groups to be presented by a group of Emirati youth in Moscow.The conference will also include various youth seminars, discussing the latest developments in the field of enhancing the skills of young people and providing them with the appropriate expertise.
The Federal Foundation for Youth offers, at a higher level, a number of youth seminars, which focus on building, supporting and encouraging young people, as they are the builders of the future and one of the most important factors of the overall renaissance in societies.These seminars are presented by a number of experienced persons, headed by a Minister of State for Youth Affairs. Chairman of the UAE Youth Council, Shamma bint Suhail Al Mazrouei.
The exhibition will include a number of companies from the government and private sectors, which will showcase their services in various areas of development, education, training and empowerment.
A leading national initiative
Colonel Abdulrahman Al Mansouri, General Coordinator of Khalifa Empowerment Program, said that the Aqdar World Summit is one of the most important national initiatives launched by the program, after presenting a distinctive model during the past two years and carrying the message of the State concerned with spreading peace and openness around the world. To deepen the values of constructive dialogue, for the development of peoples, and for building informed societies at the global level.
He added that the summit includes 25 workshops and discussion sessions, dealing with various societal issues, which are concerned with the field of development, training, advanced skills, empowerment and future sciences, and many important topics focusing on the empowerment of young people and the development of their expertise and knowledge.
The CEO of Akdar World Summit, Dr. Abdulsalam Al Madani, said that the holding of Akdar Summit in Moscow reflects the strong foundations of the UAE and Russia.