In 2010, the UAE Government launched the UAE vision 2021, which charts the next stage of UAE journey until the year 2021. The vision aims to position the UAE among the best countries in the world by the Golden Jubilee of the federation in 2021.
In 2014, Sheikh Mohammed launched a seven-year National Agenda in order to guide efforts towards Vision 2021. The Agenda was the result of a series of workshops attended by over 300 officials from 90 federal and local government entities, participants from civil society organizations and the private sector and experts from academia and research institutions.
The agenda specifies a wide-ranging work program centered around 6 national priorities, as the key focus of government strategy in the coming years, and 52 National Key Performance Indicators (NKPIs) in the sectors of education, healthcare, economy, police and security, justice, society, housing, infrastructure and government services. The six national priorities are:
- cohesive society and preserved identity
- safe public and fair judiciary
- competitive knowledge economy
- first-rate education system
- world-class healthcare
- sustainable environment and infrastructure
The National Key Performance Indicators (NKPIs) are long-term, measure performance outcomes in each of the national priorities and generally compare the UAE against global benchmarks. The national indicators are periodically monitored by Government leadership to ensure their targets are achieved by 2021.
In October 2016, the UAE Cabinet launched Government Accelerators as a new mechanism to boost the achievement of the National Agenda to achieve Vision 2021.
Read about UAE Government Accelerators.