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30. OCT. 2022

'UAE Codes' Day hackathons attract 200 participants from 50 schools across the country

The Emirates Schools Establishments (ESE), in cooperation with the National Programme for Coders, organised school hackathons that attracted more than 200 participants from 50 different schools across the UAE, along with coding ambassadors to activate their coding role on the “UAE Codes” Day.

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27. OCT. 2022

More than 500 coders pass Coders HQ assessment to work with leading companies in UAE

DUBAI, 27th October, 2022 (WAM) -- More than 500 coders have passed the assessment conducted by the Coders HQ, under the umbrella of the National Programme for Coders collaboration with Emirates NBD, aiming to pave the way for youth talents to work and gain expertise with leading companies in the UAE.


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3. AUG. 2022

Youth hone technical skills at virtual boot camp

The second edition of the Summer Coding Programme in the UAE has successfully concluded with an awarding ceremony for the best coding talents.

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24. MAY. 2022

Meta brings global Spark AR Challenge to Middle East for first time

DUBAI, 24th May, 2022 (WAM) -- Meta, in collaboration with Coders HQ and the Museum of the Future, today announced the launch of the first global Spark AR Hackathon Challenge under the theme of "Tomorrow Today - What will the next decade bring?".

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11. APR. 2022

Chaired by Mohammed bin Rashid, UAE Cabinet meeting approves establishment of UAE Council for Digital Economy

ABU DHABI, 11th April, 2022 (WAM) -- His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, chaired the UAE Cabinet meeting, which was held at Qasr Al Watan Abu Dhabi.

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22. MAR. 2022

Coders HQ launches 10 innovative initiatives to empower over 15,000 coders

DUBAI, 22nd March, 2022 (WAM) -- Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy, and Teleworking Applications, confirmed that the UAE government, led by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, will adopt modern technology and artificial intelligence solutions to enhance its future readiness.

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10. MAR. 2022

UAE Government focuses on building new generation of coders

DUBAI, 10th March, 2022 (WAM) -- Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications, has said that the UAE government is focusing on building a new generation of young coders, enhancing their capabilities and skills in the fields of coding and modern technology, and empowering them with top-notch tools and expertise.

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9. MAR. 2022

H.E. Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications visits the Malta Pavilion at Expo 2020


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3. MAR. 2022

Coders HQ hosts global digital content leader Gary Vaynerchuk

DUBAI, 2nd March, 2022 (WAM) -- The Coders HQ, one of the National Programme for Coders projects, hosted the world leading entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk, Chairman and CEO of the digital content leading companies VaynerX and VaynerMedia, in an interactive session, as part of HQ "Get Inspired" activities.

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24. FEB. 2022

UAE government opens registration for the fourth cohort of the Artificial Intelligence Program in collaboration with Oxford University


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24. FEB. 2022

H.E. Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications visits the Nigeria Pavilion at Expo 2020


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22. FEB. 2022

UAE Council for Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain holds first meeting in 2022

DUBAI, 22nd February, 2022 (WAM) -- Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy, and Teleworking Applications, affirmed that the advanced infrastructure of the UAE provides a conducive environment for driving digital transformation and an incubator for innovating AI-based solutions.

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17. FEB. 2022

'AI for Kids' initiative enhances digital skills of students in the UAE

DUBAI, 17th February, 2022 (WAM) -- Coders HQ, in partnership with Dell Technologies, launched the "AI for Kids" initiative in the UAE, to build a new generation of coders from school students by introducing them to coding languages and the basics of artificial intelligence (AI) to hone their analytical and logical skills.

24. JAN. 2022

Coders HQ welcomed Steve Wozniak and showcased success stories and leading global experiences to inspire programmers and talents


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11. JAN. 2022

UAE government launches Coders HQ to empower local, global coding communities

DUBAI, 11th January, 2022 (WAM) -- Embodying the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, the UAE government launched the Coders HQ, a new transformational project that re-defines local coding communities, in partnership with more than 40 companies in the UAE and worldwide.


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13. DEC. 2021

Mohammed bin Rashid honours 240 graduates of Artificial Intelligence Programme

DUBAI, 13th December 2021 (WAM) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, honoured the graduates of the second and third batches of the ‘Artificial Intelligence Programme’ organised by the National Programme for Artificial Intelligence and the Kellogg College - University of Oxford.


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28. NOV. 2021

Snap to empower Emirati students use AR in Imagining the Future

DUBAI, 28th November, 2021 (WAM) -- The National Programme for Coders has announced a new partnership with Snap Inc., the camera company and global pioneer behind AR innovation, empowering 15 Emirati university students to experience the power of augmented reality (AR) ahead of the UAE's Golden Jubilee.


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26. NOV. 2021

193 countries adopt the first global agreement on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

NEW YORK, 26th November, 2021 (WAM) -- All the nations members of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) adopted on Thursday a historical text that defines the common values and principles needed to ensure the healthy development of AI.


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24. NOV. 2021

Dubai ranks first in Arab world on latest Innovation Index

DUBAI, 24th November, 2021 (WAM) -- Dubai leads the Arab world in the latest edition of the Dubai Innovation Index, maintaining its 20th position globally in 2020, Dubai Chamber announced today as it released the Index at the 12th World Chambers Congress in Dubai.


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21. NOV. 2021

UAE strengthens global partnerships to turn challenges into opportunities

DUBAI, 21st November, 2021 (WAM) -- Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy, and Teleworking Applications, has said that the UAE government is keen to strengthen its global partnerships with various countries to transform challenges into opportunities that support the development process and build a better future, as per the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.


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19. NOV. 2021

AI played big role in approach to pandemic, says UAE artificial intelligence minister

Omar Al Olama, the UAE’s AI Minister, explains how COVID-19 has been an accelerator for AI applications; why the US and China would benefit from a ‘constant dialogue’ on AI; and why ‘the new roads that we need to be building right now are roads in the digital realm.’


9. NOV. 2021

Saif bin Zayed, Ahmed bin Tahnoun praise achievements of National Service recruits in developing future projects

DUBAI, 9th November, 2021 (WAM) -- H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, and Major General Pilot Sheikh Ahmed bin Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the National Service and Reserve Authority (NSR), praised the achievements of the National Service recruits who participated in a comprehensive training course on the development of technological and artificial intelligence (AI) projects organised by the National Artificial Intelligence Programme, in partnership with NSR.


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29. OCT. 2021

Mohammed bin Rashid declares 29 October as a day that honours coding and programming professionals

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has declared 29 October as a day that honours coding and programming professionals, under the slogan ‘UAE Codes’. The date marks the launch of the first electronic government in the region by His Highness 20 years ago on 29 October 2001.

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28. OCT. 2021

The UAE Codes day kicks off with engaging activities

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DUBAI, 28th October, 2021 (WAM) -- The 'UAE Codes' Day is set to begin on Friday, in line with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to adopt 29th October an annual day to celebrate coding.


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20. OCT. 2021

UAE Government launches Pioneers of the Digital Economy initiative

DUBAI, 20th October, 2021 (WAM) -- The UAE government has launched "Pioneers of the Digital Economy" initiative, which aims to enhance capabilities of young talents and provide them with the knowledge and expertise needed to develop advanced future technology that will positively influence the UAE’s economy.


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13. SEP. 2021

The National Program for Artificial Intelligence Concludes the UAE AI CAMP 3.0

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DUBAI, 13th September, 2021 (WAM) -- Over its three editions, the UAE AI CAMP, launched by the National Programme for Artificial Intelligence (AI), attracted more than 15,000 students of different ages, specialisations and educational levels in schools and universities, aiming to empower youth with these skills and advanced technologies.


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