THE ULTIMATE PLATFORM TO ENGAGE WITH
YOUTH

About

Youth Circles initiative governed by Emirates Youth Council and Launched by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai. to inspire youth-centric dialogue across a variety of areas for sustainable engagement with Youth to shape innovative solutions for global challenges. 

Format

Youth representing different genders, fields and age groups participate in a dialogue in a circle format; each participant has equal opportunity to express and share opinion to shape a solution or a policy. The attendees are selected based on their interest and background.

 

Components

Each circle includes three main stages

  • Presentation

    15 Mins

    Presents deliver a presentation to set the topic and raise awareness about best practices

  • Discussion

    45 Mins

    Participates start discussing most important opportunities and challenges

  • Solution

    60 Mins

    Crowdsourcing ideas and researches to shape solutions and recommend policies

Hosting Model

Youth Circles can be hosted by entities in both public and private sector
around the world. The host will organize the circle based on the manual and
standards developed by Emirates Youth Council.

Objectives

Emirates Youth Council or the hosting entity organize a circle for one of the below objectives:

  • Engage with youth to
    know their aspirations,
    opinions and answers
    about a topic

  • Test the waters with
    Youth and receive their feedback on upcoming
    projects or policies

  • Gather data and
    recommendations
    from Youth

  • Crowdsource ideas,
    skills and talents to
    shape solutions or
    develop policies

  • Broadcast a
    message to the
    Youth

Upcoming circle

A new circle will be coming soon

Hosted by YOUTH CIRCLES

Previous circles

Creating good reputation by Arab youth around the world.

Working on Remote Sites: An Opportunity to Gain Experience and Make a Difference

Working on Remote Sites: An Opportunity to Gain Experience and Make a Difference

People with determination (Special needs)

People of Special Needs in Abu Dhabi Police Headquarters

How to make our Arabic language the language of science and knowledge?

Current challenges that faces Water Technology

Water Technology the future skill

Youth Sources for Obtaining Information and News

Youth Sources Of Obtaining Information and News

Youth and Volunteering

Inspired by a Hero - Volunteering

Thriving in a Performance-driven Culture

Thriving in a Performance-driven Culture (as part of the evolution of ADNOC into an agile and performance driven organization)

Emirati Youth Empowerment in the Private Sector

Emirati Youth Empowerment in the private Sector – best practice

Youth Entrepreneurship: The Challenges of Tech Startups

The Challenges of Tech Startups

Youth Initiatives Toward Sustainable Impact

Youth initiatives between success and failure

AUS Youth Circle

How to harness the potential of students in universities to make the nation achieve greater heights

Youth Happiness and tolerance

Youth Happiness and tolerance

Political Development in the UA‬‫E

Political Development in the UA‬‫E

New mindsets = New results: the future of youth workforce.

Employment in UAE

Art movement and its future in the Gulf Region

Preparatory Movement of MiSK Art

Women in Manufacturing

Women in Manufacturing – Kathryn Wengel

Skills of the Future

Skills of the Future

Government Communication with young people: challenges and prospects

Government Communication with young people: challenges and prospects

Participation rights for children with young people with disabilities

Participation rights for children with young people with disabilities

Social Inclusion, Youth, and Sports

Social Inclusion and Special Olympics

Technology for entrepreneurship and innovation in the Arab World

Technology for entrepreneurship and innovation in the Arab World

Skill-based education for Social Impact

Skill-based education for Social Impact

Discussing 2017's plans

Discussing 2017's plans

Youth's role in implementing UAE'S 2021 vision

Youth's role in implementing UAE'S 2021 vision

Disruptor ideas in the Global Knowledge Economy

Disruptor ideas in the Global Knowledge Economy

The Way Forward for Higher Education in the UAE

The Way Forward for Higher Education in the UAE

Engaging and Empowering Youth For a Sustainable Future

Engaging and Empowering Youth for a Sustainable Future

Youth and project management

Our youth - the source of innovation for a better future for Project Management

Participation in the positive impact

Participation in the positive impact

The integration between the Government and the Federal National Council

The integration between the Government and the Federal National Council

My solution to Climate Change

The implications of climate change and the best guarantee for future generations

Emirati Women in the workforce

Emirati Women in the workforce

Youth and Global climate challenges

Sustainability is Our Shared Responsibility

Youth and Global Entrepreneurship

What steps can be taken to encourage young aspiring entrepreneurs to open and grow businesses in the UAE and Russia

Climate Change

Climate change & sustainability is our shared responsibility

Emirates Youth Strategy

Emirates Youth Strategy and Efforts of DP World in Supporting Youth

Youth and Housing

Presentation on the system of Zayed complexes

Youth and Sport

How to make sports a lifestyle for Emirati Youth?

Youth and Finance

Youth and Finance

Youth and Entrepreneurship

Youth and Entrepreneurship in Ajman

Youth and Sustainability

Sustainability Environmental Resources

Youth and Future Skills

The importance of developing future skills today

More than 6 projects were adopted as outcomes from the circles including

Opening of the first business incubator for young people in Ajman

Opening of the first business incubator for young people in Ajman

The launch of 100 mentor program

The launch of 100 mentor program

Announcement of 'Waqf' for youth in sports

Announcement of 'Waqf' for youth in sports

Announcement of a grant and support of  DP World for youth projects

Announcement of a grant and support of DP World for youth projects

Announcement of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman Foundation

Announcement of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman Foundation "Misk charity" foundation of youth workshops in Saudi Arabia

Arab Youth Council

Arab Youth Council

Meet my Hero Campaign

Meet my Hero Campaign

Media Youth Council

Media Youth Council

World Bank Internship Program

World Bank Internship Program

Youth Ideas Platform

Youth Ideas Platform

Guests

HIS HIGHNESS SHEIKH MOHAMMED BIN RASHID AL MAKTOUM

HIS HIGHNESS SHEIKH MOHAMMED BIN RASHID AL MAKTOUM

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

H.H. Sheikh Dr.  Sultan bin Mohammed Al  Qasimi

H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoumm

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoumm

Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council

Sheikh Ahmed bin Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi

Sheikh Ahmed bin Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi

Prince Charles

Prince Charles

Prince of Wales

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HE. Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi

Minister of State for Tolerance

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HE. Mohammad Bin Abdullah Al Gergawi

Minister of Cabinet Affairs and The Future

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HE. Dr. Thani Bin Ahmed Al-Zeyoudi

Minister of Climate Change and Environment

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HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed AlMaktoum

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Catherine McKenna

Minister of Environment and Climate Change of Canada

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Salaheddine Mezouar

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Morocco

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HE. Sultan Bin Ahmad Al Jaber

Minister of State

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HE. Dr. Ahmad Bin Abdullah Humaid Belhoul

Minister of State for Higher Education

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HE. Noura Bint Mohammed Al Kaabi

Minister of Federal National Council Affairs

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HE. Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem

Group Chairman and CEO of DP World

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HE. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer

MD and CEO of Dubai Electricity And Water Authority

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Reid Hoffman

Executive Chairman of LinkedIn

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Dr. Jim Young Kim

12th President of the World Bank Group

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Dr. Timothy Shriver

Chairman of Special Olympics

Executive Team for youth circles

Mira Al Marzooqi

Mira Al Marzooqi

Emirates Youth Council

Maryam Al Bastaki

Maryam Al Bastaki

Member of the Emirates Youth Council

Fatima Al Joker

Fatima Al Joker

Member of the Emirates Youth Council

Suhaila  Alwali

Suhaila Alwali

Member of the Emirates Youth Council