THE ULTIMATE PLATFORM TO ENGAGE WITH
YOUTH

About

Youth Circles initiative governed by Federal Youth Authority 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 Federal Youth Authority.

Objectives

Federal Youth Authority 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

Empowering New Generation of Pioneers in Medical Education

Hosted by SEHA ; Abu Dhabi Health Service Co. SEHA ; Abu Dhabi Health Service Co.

The reasons behind drug’s addiction and what are the proposed solutions

Hosted by Ministry of Health

Previous circles

Young sports leaders: How to create youth leadership in sports management.

How to build a young leader in sport management sectors?

Involving people with determination is a social responsibility

Employment for People of Determination is a community responsibilities.

Risks of using drones

Risks of using drones

Investing in minds and building capacities for security future insights

Enlightenment about Scholarship, disciplines and future jobs in Dubai police

Youth and Heritage Values

Values ​​of youth and heritage

Youth Role in Boosting the Tourism Sector

Youth Role in Boosting the Tourism Sector

The Challenges of Emirati Writers

The challenges of the Emirati writer

UAE and Future Development

UAE and future development

165 youth circles so far

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Outcomes

Activating the initiative of

Activating the initiative of "Hope Ambassadors"

Breaking Guinness World record of largest Internet security lesson in the world and this achievement was recorded by the name of the United Arab Emirates

Breaking Guinness World record of largest Internet security lesson in the world and this achievement was recorded by the name of the United Arab Emirates

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

Announcement of  Arab Youth Council

Announcement of Arab Youth Council

Announcement of Meet my Hero Campaign

Announcement of Meet my Hero Campaign

Announcement of Media Youth Council

Announcement of Media Youth Council

Announcement of World Bank Internship Program

Announcement of World Bank Internship Program

Announcement of Youth Ideas Platform

Announcement of Youth Ideas Platform

Guests

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan

The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE's Armed Forces

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

Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron

President of France

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Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Minister of Interior and Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE

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Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak

Minister of Tolerance

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HE Omar Sultan Al Olama

Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence

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H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

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Sheikh Nahyan Bin Zayed AlNahyan

Chairman of Zayed bin Sultan Charitable & Humanitarian Foundation

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His Excellency Hussain Alhammadi

Minister of Education

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Major. General. Saif Al Zari Al Shamsi

Sharjah Police General Commander

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H.E. Sheikh Khalid Bin Isam Al Qasmi

Sharjah Department of Civil Aviation

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H.E Hessa Bint Essa Buhumaid

Minister of Community Development

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Sheikh Khaled bin Mohammed bin Zayed AlNahyan

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Major General Ali Abdullah bin Alwan Al Nuaimi

Commander-In-Chief of RAK Police

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H.E Ali Salim Al Midfa

Chairman – Sharjah Airport Authority

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Sheikh Diab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Chairman of the Department of Transport

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Sheikh Zayed bin Mansour bin Zayed AlNahyan

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Sheikh Khalifa bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan

Executive Director of the Office of Families Affairs of Martyrs in the Crown Prince's Court

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HH Shaikha Latifa bint Mohammad bin Rashed AlMaktoum

The Vice Chairman of the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority

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Sheikh Ahmed bin Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi

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Prince Charles

Prince of Wales

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HE Bader Alasaker

Director of the Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman’s Office

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Major General Mohammad Alrumaithi

Commander in Chief of Abu Dhabi Police

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Major General Abdulla Almarri

Commander in Chief of Dubai Police

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HE Dr. Anwar Gargash

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs

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HE Mattar Altayer

Director General and Chairman of RTA.

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HE Mohammad AlJneibi

Director of Protocol

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HE. Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi

Minister of State for Tolerance

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HE. Dr. Ahmad Bin Abdullah Humaid Belhoul

Minister of State for Higher Education

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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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HE. Noura Bint Mohammed Al Kaabi

Minister of Federal National Council Affairs

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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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HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed AlMaktoum

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HE. Sultan Bin Ahmad Al Jaber

Minister of State

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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

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HE Amina Jane Mohammed

Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations

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HE Jameela Almuhairi

Minister of State for Public Education