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Future Government Talents
Future Government Talents

“Jahiz” is one of the major transformational projects launched by the UAE government. With the aim of enhancing the readiness of federal government talents and supporting them with future skills. ” Jahiz ” initiative, through its digital platform, offers a specialized journey to develop four groups of skills most closely related to the future directions of government work. These skills include: (Digital Skills, Data and AI Skills, New Economy Skills and 10X Skills). Digital Skills: Digitalization has transformed our lives on many levels and its application on government work has numerous benefits through utilizing various technologies such as Blockchain, cloud computing programming, web 3.0, and the Metaverse. Data and AI Skills: The Fourth Industrial Revolution contributes in creating a competitive national economy that is based on knowledge and innovation. Hence, it is essential to build talent capabilities around current and future technologies. New Economy Skills: The new economy is one that is built on harnessing new technologies as a core capability. Such an approach has a direct and indirect impact on our lives and the environment. 10X Skills: These are the skills of accelerating and multiplying the effect of projects and initiatives. As the world around us rapidly changes, it becomes critical for us to ensure keeping up with that change using an arsenal of agile and innovative measures. To benefit from the Government Platform “Jahiz”, Click

Entrepreneurship Leave for self-employment for Federal Government UAE National employees
Entrepreneurship Leave for self-employment for Federal Government UAE National employees

The Entrepreneurship Leave for self-employment for Federal Government UAE National employees initiative has been developed as part of the Initiatives of the Next 50. The initiative focuses on enhancing the competitiveness of the UAE National cadres, encouraging them to work in the private sector, investing in available job opportunities in it, and establishing and managing their own businesses projects/business that add a qualitative value to the national economy. Given the leading role of the United Arab Emirates Government and its vision that aims to support the country’s citizens across all fields, the esteemed UAE Cabinet issued Resolution No. (30/7) of 2022 on the conditions and controls for granting Entrepreneurship Leave for self-employment to UAE nationals working in the federal government. The initiative relies on an innovative approach to introduce a special category of leaves that is granted under specific conditions. The aim of this new leave category is to enable UAE nationals working in the federal government to establish their own business in the private sector given the important role this sector plays in the economy. This crucial step will play a key role in creating new jobs and drive future development. Accordingly, the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources launched the guide for granting Ministries and Federal entities their UAE National employees – who wish – an Entrepreneurship Leave for self-employment, which is the first of its kind in the world, to encourage them to pursue investment and start their own businesses in the private sector. To view the Guide for an Entrepreneurship Leave for Self-employment in the Federal Government, Click here Frequently Asked Questions To view the frequently asked questions about the Entrepreneurship Leave for self-employment initiative, Click here Support and Assistance To request for technical support and assistance about the Entrepreneurship Leave for self-employment initiative, please request the service from: Customer Happiness System Unified Call Center 600525524 Email:

“Elite” – The Vocational Certificates for Federal Government Employees Initiative
“Elite” – The Vocational Certificates for Federal Government Employees Initiative

The “Elite” initiative for vocational certificates is one of the strategic initiatives of the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources, which aims to develop the skills of federal government employees and develop their specialized and professional capabilities to meet the government’s rational aspirations and directions regarding future skills, in a way that enhances the leadership of the UAE and its global competitiveness. The “Elite” initiative aims to empower federal government employees and provide them with the specialized skills necessary to achieve institutional goals and embark on the future, armed with high skills and specialized capabilities, through obtaining professional certificates by the competent authorities and recognized internationally. These professional certificates are provided by the best training providers, and leading universities in all disciplines within 20 job families, at preferential rates for federal government employees, where they can benefit from them directly, or by nomination from their employers, as the professional certificates are listed according to the job families or according to

Government skills bank
Government skills bank

The idea of the Government Skills Bank initiative launched by the Federal Government for Government Human Resources (FAHR) in 2018 identify Federal Government employees with special experience and skills, and electronically documenting the findings through the project’s electronic portal (skillsbank.www.fahr.gov.ae). The purpose behind creating the Government Skills Bank is to assist and empower federal entities to benefit from the professional knowledge and expertise of specialists in various fields and disciplines related to the Authority’s function, exploit their experience in developing the institutional work system in the Federal Government and establish a knowledge management culture. The Government Skills Bank acts as an incubator for specialized experts in the ministries and federal entities and all employees working for these entities can join the Bank’s network through the new portal established to facilitate transactions for Bank

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Zero Trust Masterclass Hosted as Part of “Jahiz”
June 7, 2024
Zero Trust Masterclass Hosted as Part of “Jahiz”

The Cyber Security Council, along with the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR), hosted a specialised masterclass under the title “Zero Trust” in collaboration with Fortinet, a global leader in cybersecurity. The masterclass was hosted under the umbrella of “Jahiz”, one of FAHR’s most strategic national initiatives.

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FAHR honored by the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship and the United Arab Emirates University
June 6, 2024
FAHR honored by the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship and the United Arab Emirates University

The Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs & Ports Security honored the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) as a strategic partner. Major General Suhail Saeed Al Khaili, Director General of Citizenship, handed over the shield of honor to Zayed AL Qahtani, Director of the Performance Evaluation and Follow-up Department, in his capacity as a representative of FAHR, in the presence of H.E Ahmed Abdullah bin Lahej Al Falasi, Director General of Customs, during the ceremony of the strategic partners of “Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship”.

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FAHR briefed 4 Government entities on its distinguished practices
June 6, 2024
FAHR briefed 4 Government entities on its distinguished practices

Out of its keenness to exchange knowledge regarding the best practices and solutions applied in the field of human resources, the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) transferred its distinguished experiences in the field of management, development and empowerment of human capital to four governmental (federal and local) entities during May.

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Launching the second edition of “Jahiz” Platform enhanced with AI technologies and specialized skills
May 30, 2024
Launching the second edition of “Jahiz” Platform enhanced with AI technologies and specialized skills

The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) launched the second edition of “Jahiz” Platform, the largest and most comprehensive national initiative for future skills in the UAE, within the activities of the “Government Talent Readiness for the Future” Forum, participated by general managers, leaders and government employees from 48 federal and local government entities and in the presence of 18 from the strategic partners of the initiative.

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FAHR participates in the session of “Innovation to Achieve the UAE 2031 Vision” at the conclusion of the UAE Hackathon
May 27, 2024
FAHR participates in the session of “Innovation to Achieve the UAE 2031 Vision” at the conclusion of the UAE Hackathon

The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) participated in the forum titled “Today’s Challenges and Solutions for Tomorrow”, which was recently held by the Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority (TDRA), at the University City Hall in Sharjah, as part of the closing ceremony of the seventh edition of the UAE Hackathon 2024.

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FAHR transfers knowledge to 5 Government Entities
May 22, 2024
FAHR transfers knowledge to 5 Government Entities

The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) transferred a summary of its successful experiences, knowledge and expertise in the field of human capital development and empowerment to five local and federal government entities during the month of April only. One of these entities is the Ministry of State for Federal National Council Affairs, where it reviewed FAHR’s best practices in the field of managing and following up on institutional performance.

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FAHR Improves Procedures for Requesting Secondment in Official Tasks through “Bayanati”
May 21, 2024
FAHR Improves Procedures for Requesting Secondment in Official Tasks through “Bayanati”

The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) has announced that developed the official task screen for federal government employees in the Federal Government’s Human Resources Information Management System “Bayanati,” in a way that improves the customer experience.

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FAHR receives 11,400 support requests during the first quarter of 2024
May 21, 2024
FAHR receives 11,400 support requests during the first quarter of 2024

The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) has announced recently that it received, during the first quarter of the current year, nearly 11,400 support requests provided through the “Customer Happiness System” and the unified call center, which are witnessing great interaction from customers in general and federal government employees in particular.

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FAHR launches its New Application…a proactive experience that enriches the employee’s digital journey
May 17, 2024
FAHR launches its New Application…a proactive experience that enriches the employee’s digital journey

The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) has recently launched the updated version of its smart application “FAHR,” which provides a new set of integrated services and benefits to customers and federal government employees to enable them to complete all human resources procedures quickly and easily through rich, interactive, simplified digital journeys.

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01/04/2011 - 01/04/2011
13:00 - 10:00  | 
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05/05/2011 - 06/05/2011
13:00 - 11:00  | 
Park Hayat Hotel - Alkhour Hall
Fourth Forum of the Human Resources Club

Fourth Forum of the Human Resources Club

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16/06/2011 - 16/06/2011
Human Resource Club Hosts HE Abdul-Aziz Al Ghurair

Human Resource Club Hosts HE Abdul-Aziz Al Ghurair

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19/09/2011 - 19/09/2011
Workshop on Emiratization Mechanism and Plan

Workshop on Emiratization Mechanism and Plan

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26/09/2011 - 26/09/2011
Launching UAE Government Leaders Program

Launching UAE Government Leaders Program

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04/10/2011 - 04/10/2011
14:00 - 10:00  | 
Dubai
Seminar on Governance (for federal authorities & institutions)

Seminar on Governance (for federal authorities & institutions)

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26/11/2011 - 27/11/2011
14:00 - 09:00  | 
Yas Hotel - Abu Dhabi
Meetings of Civil Service Ministries & Undersecretaries in GCC States

Meetings of Civil Service Ministries & Undersecretaries in GCC States

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03/01/2012 - 03/01/2012
The First Specialized Seminar of the Human Resource Club (Behavioral Competencies and Appraisal)

The First Specialized Seminar of the Human Resource Club (Behavioral Competencies and Appraisal)

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11/01/2012 - 11/01/2011
14:00 - 09:00  | 
Monarch Hotel – Dubai
Program for the Development of HR Officers

Program for the Development of HR Officers

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