Dubai Cares CEO highlights key tasks and programmes at GDMO’s ‘Meet the CEO’ event
The Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Cares Tariq Al Gurg said that Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has followed a brand new method toward charity and humanitarian work in which resources are centered on essential regions that may assist enhance the lives of hundreds of thousands of human beings around the sector. He said that training is one of the key regions where humanitarian work can help improve the lives of millions of children and adolescents, thereby breaking the cycle of poverty around the world.
Al Gurg said that Dubai Cares, that’s a part of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has been running considering that its inception in 2007 to provide youngsters and young humans in developing nations with get entry to to best education via designing and funding programmes that are incorporated, impactful, sustainable and scalable. As a result, the UAE-primarily based global philanthropic corporation has efficiently launched training programs that have benefited over 18 million humans in 57 developing nations.
Tariq Al Gurg changed into talking at a ‘Meet the CEO’ event organized by using the Government of Dubai Media Office (GDMO) nowadays. ‘Meet the CEO’ is an everyday series of press occasions organized by GDMO for leaders of prominent Dubai establishments. Both local and international media attended the event.
The CEO of Dubai Cares underlined the dedication of the UAE toward helping obtain the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4, which pursuits to make certain inclusive and pleasant education for all and promote lifelong gaining knowledge of with the aid of 2030 by means of assisting programmes centered on early youth development, get entry to to satisfactory primary and secondary education, girls’ schooling, technical and vocational training and schooling for youth, training in emergencies and chronic crises in addition to education for kids with special wishes. Dubai Cares additionally finances research-oriented applications and establishes pilot projects that provide meaningful and valuable evidence for governments, policymakers, and civil society, to aid them in defining an educational framework for the destiny.
Tariq Al Gurg also said that Dubai Cares plans to organize a Global Education Summit, the first of its type both inside the region and the sector, in partnership with Expo 2020 Dubai, and with the participation of UN aid groups, civil society and worldwide organizations centered on education, in addition to taking part countries and non-legitimate individuals in Expo 2020 Dubai. The Summit will provide recognition on raising consciousness across the importance of schooling and growing a worldwide momentum for education thereby launching the ten-yr countdown to assembly Sustainable Development Goal 4, which makes a specialty of making sure inclusive great schooling and selling lifelong learning possibilities for all.
The Summit, which is about to take location inside the first zone of 2021, will cover three fundamental subjects consisting of adolescents and abilities, education financing, and innovation in schooling.
Al Gurg additionally stated that Dubai Cares could have its personal pavilion at Expo 2020, to offer opportunities for visitors to apprehend and revel in the challenges kids and younger people face each day in their pursuit of training, find out about answers thru the paintings of Dubai Cares and its companions, and provide you with answers of their personal to combat these demanding situations.
He additionally said that as a part of its renewed dedication to worldwide schooling efforts, Dubai Cares introduced a new strategic partnership on the sidelines of the 73rd UN General Assembly in New York in 2018 with the aid of endorsing UNICEF’s ‘Generation Unlimited’ initiative, a new global partnership committed to growing possibilities for and investments in younger human beings.
During the consultation, Al Gurg said that Dubai Cares would launch a brand new training program within the Sub-Saharan African vicinity in partnership with “Co-effect,” following Dubai Cares’ a success conclusion of its schooling program in India, released in 2013 in partnership with Pratham. The program is centered on enhancing literacy and numeracy capabilities, in addition to Early Childhood Education (ECE) services.
The CEO of Dubai Cares, also, said that the brand new program might be applied in eight Sub-Saharan African nations, wherein Dubai Cares will allocate AED7.3 million to finance studies programs related to schooling, and goal 3 million youngsters over a length of 3 years. The program this is set to price AED158 million will be financed by diverse entities.
On the subject of Dubai Cares’ a hit program in India, Al Gurg additionally shared information of him being presented an Honorary Doctor of Letters (D.Litt.) Degree from Mangalayatan University in Aligarh, India for his contribution to worldwide schooling and his super leadership and tireless efforts in addressing and elevating awareness about issues of philanthropy.
Despite the growing range of children caught in conflicts and herbal disasters, the information shows the best 2% of common humanitarian useful resource is spent on training. Al Gurg stated that this makes the desires of children dwelling in fragile states an urgent priority for Dubai Cares. He additionally stated that Dubai Cares changed into selected as a member of the Steering Committee of the Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE). As a Steering Committee member, Dubai Cares is ready to influence the strategic direction of one of the essential conveners of information and sources within the training in emergencies area.
He additionally stated that Dubai Cares believes that training is instrumental in reworking the lives of prone children and young people in developing groups round the world. By gaining knowledge of from the experimental elements of its programs, Dubai Cares has been able to make contributions to information generation inside the education area, and have interaction in evidence-primarily based advocacy. The company has been a vocal worldwide recommend of first-class early adolescence training, gender equality in education, faculty health and nutrients in addition to education in emergencies.