Corporate Social Responsibility

Events 

Jan 2015 

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority supports the digital publishing campaign by Emirates Publishers Association

 The campaign is an attempt to issue books by UAE publishers on the internet, transforming the dependence on paper publishing through a partnership with neelwafurat.com, the biggest Arabic website for books and e-publishing.

The TRA is a major supporter of projects aimed at empowering national talents, particularly in its role as a regulator for the UAE ICT sector. Working alongside the Emirates Publishers Association for the completion of the smart devices application, is in line with the vision of transitioning the UAE into a smart nation.

Feb 2015 

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) announced its participation in all activities of the first edition of the “Security and Privacy of Smart Devices” Competition. Organized by the Khalifa University for Science, Technology and Research, in partnership with “Abu Dhabi Polytechnic”,

The TRA’s involvement is to offer the competition support in raising awareness around the importance of maintaining the security and privacy of personal information, particularly in light of the increasing demand in the UAE, to browse the internet using smart mobile devices. Subsequently, security is a crucial element in a period where the UAE is witnessing a quantum leap towards a smart government and the adoption of smart applications to benefit from government services, in relation to the consumer’s daily life, on both a professional and personal level.

Apr 2015

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has announced its support to “Emirates Skills National Competition 2015”. Organized by Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ACTVET)

This competition aims to support the national industrial and technological growth in the UAE, by refining the skills of young Emiratis and raising the national standard in craftsmanship and applied technology disciplines, to the highest degree of precision and accuracy. This initiative represents a valuable opportunity for highly skilled students and the Emirati youth in general to showcase their talent, demonstrate their skills in the fields of craftsmanship and technology, and meet the challenge of participating in competitions at the national, regional and international level.

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) participates in the "IT Industry Day” hosted by the UAE University in Al Ain. The event will witness wide participation from various ministries and government entities as well as public and private companies and organizations interested in the Information Technology field.

The purpose of the event is mainly to raise students' awareness about information technology in general and its impact on economic and development process in the UAE and the role of leadership in the transformation process towards building a strong knowledge-based economy.

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)) has announced its support for the Mobile Application Contest (MAC 2015), the annual competition by the Khalifa University of Science Technology and Research (KUSTAR) for the sixth time in a row

May 2015

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)  sponsors the UAE Forum on Information and Communication Technology Research (ICTRF 2015)

The forum included session topics covering ‘Smarter City, the goals and targets’; ‘Smarter City, the technology challenges and solutions’; ‘Smarter City, sustainable impact on citizens’ lives and culture’. The session topics were presented by prominent international experts, invited to speak at the forum. The sessions were followed by a panel discussion for all attendees to join the conversation.

Social Responsibility

Quarter 1 2015 

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)  ) has announced its support for  Rashid Centre for the Disabled.

 The TRA has purchased specialized chairs to be used by students with special needs to feel part of the community and to integrate them into society.

Quarter 2 2015 

 Autism Week

The Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) has announced its support for the U.A.E. Autism Week, which is organised by the Emirates Autism Center in conjunction with World Autism Awareness Month.

Held under the patronage of Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development.

The TRA’s participation in the event comes within the framework of its wider Corporate social responsibility (CSR) policy directed at supporting individuals with special needs in general and children who suffer from autism in specific, raising awareness about the importance of this topic, and urging the community to support this segment that needs special care and support.

Zayed Humanitarian Day

The UAE TRA Commemorates Zayed Humanitarian Day by organizing and hosting several charitable and humanitarian initiatives that reflect the originality and culture of the people of the UAE. The initiatives also emphasize the depth and persistence of the concept of charitable and humanitarian work at the institutional and individual level in the UAE

the honoring of sanitation and security workers in all TRA offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai and the distribution of mobile phone credit to a group of 100 select workers. In addition, workers in the field of utility services received new clothing from the TRA in the spirit of Ramadan.

Zayed Humanitarian Day is held annually on the 19th day of Ramadan and is considered a national occasion that is commemorated through the launch of various charitable initiatives by organizations, institutions and government departments at the national level. These humanitarian initiatives are not limited to providing support locally but are characterized by a global scope that transcends the boundaries of the country to include the needy in various parts of the world.

Under the slogan “Zad Taqwa” the TRA, in coordination with Rashid Center for the Disabled in Dubai, organized an iftar for children, the largest of its kind, which saw participation from children, both from within the Center and elsewhere.