The influence of social media has continued to grow globally over the past decade. During 2016 social media played a highly influential role in what has been described as a “post truth” era in policymaking, diplomacy and political communication. For example, social media “bots” arguably played a ...
Recently, the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government hosted the Dubai Smart Cities Forum with a theme, “Blockchain and The Next Wave of Smart Cities Technologies.” This blockchain concept may be one of the most transformative ideas to impact the world since the Internet. This realization got me...
Rural and remote areas face special education and employment challenges that differ from those facing their urban counterparts. Distance from urban centers, small populations, and special demographic characteristics provide unique challenges in need of creative solutions.
The UAE Vision 2021 and the Dubai Plan 2021 have
emphasized the participation of Emiratis in economic
and social development. The UAE’s ambitious goal
to become one of the world’s leading innovation and
knowledge economies necessitates the participation of
youth in the nation’s innovation an...
Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG), a research and teaching institution specializing in public policy in the Arab world, organized the fifth session of the Policy Council series convening industry experts from government entities, academia and the media to address the ethical and so...