Abu Dhabi: The Arab Youth Centre (AYC) has partnered with the Abu Dhabi Centre for the Arabic Language to unveil the 2nd Edition of Arab Youth Blogs, a collection of creative blogs written by youth for youth.
The project is a platform for young Arabs to express their thoughts and feelings on various important topics, share their experiences, and inspire other young people.
Titled ‘Arab Youth: Dreams and Aspirations’, the book is a record of inspirational stories and valuable advice written by Arab youth.
50+ young people from 15 Arab countries aged 15 to 35 are featured in this book. Females at 78 percent have made the highest contri
bution to the book. Region-wise, the UAE, Morocco and Egypt were the biggest contributors. The book covered diverse issues including touching stories and inspirational experiences, dreams and aspirations for the future, youth tips for young people, self-development, time investment, challenges and innovative solutions.
Ms. Shamma bint Suhail Al Mazrouei, Minister of State for Youth Affairs, and Vice President of AYC, stated about the young Arabs and their contributions.
Meanwhile, Dr. Ali Bin Tamim, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre, observed that, “The book ‘Arab Youth: Dreams and Aspirations’ constitutes a qualitative addition to the Arab content, which brings together the ideas, opinions, aspirations, dreams and thoughts of an elite group of Arab youth from various disciplines and interests, and explores a promising future for our Arab societies.”
The 1st Edition, titled ‘Arab Youth and COVID-19’, documents the experiences of 100 Arab youths during the pandemic and highlights real-life scenarios they encountered during this time.