CST Releases 2023 Digital Regulatory Academy Report

The Communications, Space, and Technology Commission (CST) released the 2023 annual report of the Digital Regulatory Academy (DRA). The report introduces the academy, its origins, and objectives, and it explains the academic tracks it offers and shares its most significant achievements, enrichment programs, and training.
The report emphasizes Saudi Arabia's leading role in global digital regulation. The country has built a new and innovative regulatory approach, which led to the establishment of the DRA. The DRA aims to develop national human cadres and enable them to lead in the field of digital policies and regulations, contributing to the development of a thriving digital economy.
The report details the stages of DRA's establishment since its inception in 2021 in partnership with leading global institutions. It also highlights the academy's achievements in 2023, including 15 enrichment programs reaching about 150 beneficiaries, 10 training programs for 391 local trainees and 123 international trainees from 52 countries, and the participation of 22 entities in the programs.
The report also highlights the significant efforts made in the past year, such as concluding seven global academic partnerships for training programs and graduating 20 leaders from the executive master's program with HEC Paris School, a leading institution in executive training.
The DRA was established as part of the CST's initiatives to enhance the Kingdom's leadership in the field through empowering regulatory capacity, improving collaborative regulatory work, and leading regulatory innovation through innovative practices.
For more detailed information in Arabic, please visit the following link: https://www.cst.gov.sa/en/aboutus/dra/Pages/default.aspx.

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