Emirates News Agency – World Government Summit Honors Winners of 7th Edition Government Technology Award

DUBAI, 26 March / WAM / The World Government Summit 2022, to be held under the auspices of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, “may God protect him”, will testify honoring the winners of the Government Technology Award, which It celebrates the contributions of technology pioneers in providing service solutions that anticipate future challenges and improve the quality of human life.

The Government Technology Award, in its seventh exceptional issue for 2022, aims to honor innovative technological and digital solutions by governments, responding in particular to major current challenges and proactively preparing for future challenges.

The award, organized by the UAE Government and overseen by the Emirates Program of Excellence in Government Service at the Prime Minister’s Office in the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs, seeks to continue its mission of providing government agencies and institutions, private sector companies, to encourage emerging enterprises. projects, entrepreneurs and researchers to devise initiatives and solutions to global challenges that improve the quality of human life by using technology and tools.

His Excellency Mohammed Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and Chairman of the World Government Summit, emphasized that the Government Technology Award awarded the visions of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Lord God of Defense, ” “, in promoting the innovation process in service development, future government work and the use of technology to improve human life.

Al Gergawi said the award reflects the World Government Summit’s efforts to stimulate innovation and continuous improvement in government services and government work, and its zeal to encourage individual and community initiatives and innovative projects in the private sector aimed at addressing current challenges. offers and foresees the future. challenges with creative solutions that can be applied on a large scale that support the building of smart future societies. Based on knowledge, innovation and creative technology solutions.

The 2022 World Government Summit will honor the participants with the award in six categories: education, health, refugees, climate change, government services enhanced by artificial intelligence, and creative innovations, as part of the activities of the second day of the World Government Summit. on March 30, 2022.

In the axis of distance education and learning, the award focuses on qualitative opportunities and new horizons for online learning and how to turn their challenges into opportunities, achieve constructive responses and strengthen international distance education initiatives in collaboration between world governments.

In the health axis, the award highlights the best healthcare technology solutions, efforts to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic, and to control the pandemic and its impact on society.

With the growing number of refugees around the world, the grant works within the focus of refugee issues to highlight initiatives that enable them through technology and to use them to help confront the crisis of refugees being forced to leave their homes due to conflicts, crises or disasters.

In Climate Change-as the focus focuses on technical solutions that can help solve climate crises and support humanity to avoid catastrophic damage caused by the constant increase in global temperatures, in addition to simple technological solutions that can protect the planet and the path of transition to a green economy. .

The Government Technology Award at the pivot of artificial intelligence-based government services focuses on solutions for digital government initiatives that use artificial intelligence to improve services, policy, restructure service delivery mechanisms, and design more value-added processes.

The Creative Innovations axis focuses on technological innovations from the government that are qualitative steps to make history in the face of global challenges.

And the World Government Summit adopted a new model in selecting innovative experiences and success stories in the award categories, as it worked in partnership with a number of global partners to monitor and study 250 experiences around the world, conducted by a global jury was evaluated consisting of experts and specialists in the fields and categories of the award, and achieved The final stage of the evaluation is about 50 government experiments, which were re-evaluated to choose the best to the six categories of the To win the State Technology Award.

The award judging committees evaluated government experiences based on standards of innovation and creativity in ideas and solutions, and the degree of success in designing, implementing and applying them to the ground using technology, its smart applications and digital solutions, and the comprehensiveness and the magnitude of its impact in the sectors in which it is applied.

The summit forms the meeting platform for more than 30 international organizations, as this year in its extraordinary edition it houses more than 4,000 participants from senior civil servants, experts and private sector leaders to discuss the future of governments in more than 110 interactive and dialogue keynote sessions.

Since its launch in 2013, the World Government Summit has focused on anticipating future governments and building a better future for humanity, and has contributed to the establishment of a new system of international partnerships based on inspiring and forward-looking future governments.

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