Abu Dhabi: The Abu Dhabi Youth Council has organized the Abu Dhabi Youth Councils Forum, bringing together all 79 corporate youth councils in the emirate to encourage collaboration and enhance the role of youth in shaping the future of the emirate.
The forum began with a statement from Mr. Majid Eissa Al Nuaimi, Programmes and Initiatives Advisor in the Youth Sector of the Ministry of Culture and Youth, followed by Mr. Mohamed Al Wahidi, President of the Abu Dhabi Youth Council, who presented the strategic plan of the current cycle and announced a number of strategic initiatives in the areas of national identity, sustainability, skills, learning, and employment.
The event included an interactive session with Dr. Khadija Al-Hamid, Director of the Student Life Department and co-professor at Rabadan Academy, Professor Ahmed Al-Tamimi, Principal Specialist of the Empowerment Unit of the Development of Economic Department, and Ms. Latefa Al Mansoori, COP28 Youth Delegate and Chairperson of the Environment Agency Abu Dhabi Youth Council.
The session provided lessons, messages, and advice to young people in the family, society, entrepreneurship, and sustainability. The forum further featured an exhibition organized by the National Archives Youth Council and the National Library, including images of leadership in the past.
The event concluded with a statement by Mr. Ahmed Talib Al Shamsi, Executive Chairman of the Emirates Foundation, calling for adherence to values, customs, and traditions as well as serving all segments of society.