Subject Of the month
International Day of Peace
On September 21st every year, the world celebrates the International Day of Peace, and today we are at the end of the second decade of the third millennium. This millennium has brought to the world a lot of scientific and technological progress and development in various fields. At the same time, however, due to political, economic, social and environmental changes, the world today faces many challenges that have brought social confrontations against extremism and terrorism, which have necessitated solutions that promote stability and peace in the world. The UAE is among a group of countries that are keen to counter extremism and condemn all acts of terrorism and strive to promote peace.
UAE, as a leader and people, regard peace as a pillar and foundation for nation building and continued progress. Therefore, it has enshrined a culture of peace and tolerance in Emirati Society. The Government continues to launch...
Launching the Sheikha Fatima Global Humanitarian Campaign “Provide Medical Treatment,” for the treatment of women and children in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Sudan, India, Mauritania, Bangladesh, Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar, and Pakistan. The initiative is part of the Fatima bint Mubarak Volunteering Programme and supervised by young Emirati doctors to provide the best diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive services for women and children.
The campaign aims to ease the suffering of women and children under a voluntary framework and human umbrella, regardless of color, race or religion and in implementation of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, may Allah protect him.
With the support and sponsorship of the “Mother of the Nation”, the “UAE Inculcation Initiative” has been launched. The initiative, a modern educational project supervised by the Ministry of Education, is an unprecedented qualitative leap for the productive and sustainable school environment, with emphasis on maintaining a smart environment. The project is also part of the Year of Giving initiative, embodying the modern concept of moral education, with the aim of inculcating it in students.
The initiative under the moto of “UAE Inculcation by the hands of the Mother of the Nation” targets public schools with sufficient spaces, and will include areas dedicated to water agriculture, marine environment, gardening and indigenous UAE plants.
The initiative contributes to establishing the concept of moral education among students by utilizing gardens in their schools. It is also an effective tool in supporting the efforts of the Ministry of Education to implant noble values in students. Its goals, furthermore, are connected with the goals of the school curricula that aim to inculcate the intrinsic educational and academic concepts in students’ behavior, performance and future direction, in addition to implanting the values of responsibility, work, production and giving.
The initiative is the first of its kind and aims to establish the culture of voluntary work and humanitarian giving among women and children, both locally and internationally, by adopting initiatives to attract, train and build the capabilities of women and children, and enable them to participate in voluntary work.
The Fatima bint Mubarak Voluntary Programme focuses on the four pillars of thought, ability, empowerment and giving. It includes launching several initiatives that effectively contribute to developing the skills of women and children and enable them to take part in voluntary work through organizing summits, launching a program to enhance their abilities, and creating an award for women and children in the area of voluntary work.
The program will also launch an international campaign to invest in the efforts of women and children in the sectors of health, education, culture and the environment, as well as in other initiatives that will help to achieve a sustainable community and economic development.