Sheikh khalifa bin zayed
Sheikh khalifa bin zayed

The President of the State, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, issued a law establishing the Abu Dhabi Community Center for Legal Awareness. The center will spread awareness about "inappropriate behavior" and monitor it among young people.

Antisocial behavior includes internet or gaming addiction; Authoritarianism; Incitement to violence and slander.

 

The center, which is linked to the Abu Dhabi Judicial Center, will educate youth about the negative effects, including the legal consequences, of "anti-social behavior."

Antisocial behavior includes internet or gaming addiction; Authoritarianism; Incitement to violence and slander.

It will employ what the Abu Dhabi Government Media Office has called "preventive justice."

The center will work to encourage "responsible social behavior among youth."

The center is called Masouliya - which means “responsibility” in English - and it is the first center of its kind in the region and “aims to provide guidance to young people on how to act in a way that is consistent with social values, as well as promoting individual responsibility and promoting moral and patriotic values”.

The media office said: "The center will organize community activities to increase knowledge of the law, and to develop educational content on responsible online behavior, at home and in the community, and meeting families."

The center will:

>> Launching and organizing community activities to increase knowledge of the law.

>> Develop educational content on responsible online, home and community behavior.

>> Arrange meetings with families to raise awareness of the "consequences of illegal behavior when playing or online games".