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Aqdar to organise youth camp at RMA Sandhurst


Some of the trainees who will participate in the summer camp at the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst in the United Kingdom. WAM

Under the auspices of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, “Aqdar”, the Khalifa Empowerment Programme, will organise the “Future Leaders Empowerment” summer camp at the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst in the United Kingdom.

Organised by Aqdar in collaboration with IDG, a UK-based leadership development organisation, the camp will be attended by 30 cadets from the National Service, the Ministry of Education, in addition to candidates nominated by the Martyrs’ Families’ Affairs Office at the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court.

The programme seeks to upgrade the capabilities of the Emirati youth and enable them to positively contribute to the country’s development.

The candidates will be trained on leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills.

Recently, The Aqdar World Summit organising committee held a press conference in Abu Dhabi, where it announced the conference agenda, workshops, and the activities to be held during the summit which will take place in Moscow.

The organising committee members also announced the names of the main speakers in this global event that highly emphasises empowering strong generations and providing them with knowledge and expertise to develop advanced communities.

The third edition of Aqdar World Summit features a unique participation of 12 high-profile UAE officials including eight ministries led by Lt. General Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, who will deliver the opening ceremony keynote speech.

The top-notch speakers will discuss various topics related to human empowerment in fields like, education, culture, technology, and others while focusing on three main topics - ‘Education and National Service: The Fundamentals for Empowering UAE Youth’, ‘The Technical, Intellectual, and Food Security: The Strategic Pillars to Empower Communities and Youth – The UAE Model’, and ‘The Role of the Advanced Sciences and Future Projects in Empowering and Improving the Well-Being of Communities’.

Aqdar World Summit will be held for the first time in the Russian Capital, Moscow, from 29th August - 1st September 2019 under the theme, ‘Global Empowerment of Communities: Experiences and Lessons Learned’. This year, the summit attracts leaders, dignitaries, leading experts, and speakers from around the world who will shed light on humanitarian issues and the development of sustainable individuals and societies. The summit will also discuss education and its role in developing countries as it is the driving force of development in any community.

The UAE’s Minister of Education, Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, is set to take part in the summit and talk about developing the UAE’s education system. On a similar note, Major General Pilot Sheikh Ahmed bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Chairman of the National Service and Reserve Authority will discuss various matters in a session titled “Empowering the Emirati Children to achieve Global Citizenship”, while Dr. Ahmad bin Abdullah Humaid Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Higher Education and Advanced Skills and Chairman of the UAE Space Agency, will offer his insights on space studies in higher education.

Mohamed Al Junaibi, Director of the Presidents Protocol Office at the Ministry of presidential Affairs, Chairman of the Higher Committee of Special Olympics World Games-Abu Dhabi 2019 will participate in a session highlighting the UAE’s experience in empowering People of Determination.

The second day of the summit will feature the participation of Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Mariam Hareb Almheiri, Minister of State for Food Security, and Dr. Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of Hedayah International Centre, Chairman of the World Council of Muslim Communities, who will speak about the UAE’s strategy to counter intellectual extremism.


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