On 28 September 2020, the UAE Government launched a major public eParticipation project titled ‘Designing the Next 50’, which will engage all segments of the society: public and private sectors and, citizens and residents in designing the next 50 years of the UAE.
The project is one of the initiatives of the year 2020 whose theme is ‘Towards the next 50’. To realise the objectives of the project, the UAE launched a digital platform, UAENext50, to gather ideas from citizens and residents.
The UAE’s ministers will hold meetings with the members of the public and capture their aspirations for the future of the country. Online panel discussions and brainstorming sessions will bring the public sector and private sector entities with the people to work together to develop ideas and recommendations to shape the future of the UAE across the sectors of health, education, social development, economy, environment, housing, tourism, entrepreneurship, investment, skill development, societal values, culture, family relations, sports, youth, food security, science and advanced technologies.
Special edition of youth circles will be held, in collaboration with Ministry of Culture and Youth (MCY) to inspire dialogue among young people and direct their capabilities and aspirations towards the future. The project’s numerous events and activities will aim to reach a unified societal vision to make the UAE one of the world’s best countries to live in.
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Updated on 22 Oct 2020