Sunday March 21, 2021
The UAE is places the human element
at the top of all other priorities, based on its firm belief that it is a key
factor for any comprehensive sustainable development. Unlike the other world countries,
the UAE designates a month for innovation and another for reading, in an effort
to make this approach a social norm.
Certainly, innovation and reading as practice are not limited to the months of
February and March only, as all seasons of the year in the UAE are full of
various specialized activities: cultural, scientific, economic, social and
humanitarian. The great support given to innovation and reading, however, reflect
the deep concern of the country's wise leadership with spreading awareness and
knowledge, as well as their importance in driving the wheel of advancement and
In February this year, the UAE organized an Innovation Week, to emphasize the support given to innovation and
innovators, in order to achieve the country's global leadership and enhance its
competitiveness on the world map in various fields.
On the other hand, March has been
designated as UAE Reading Month under the slogan “My Family Reads”, to reflect
the interest of the UAE’s leadership in science and knowledge, and lead to the
habit of reading as a way of life.
This national event is mainly
intended to raising a society’s awareness through acquiring scientific thinking
and knowledge. Moreover, it helps preserve the national gains at cultural and
intellectual levels, leading to an educated generation capable of taking up
leadership toward a brighter future.
The Federal Authority for Government
Human Resources reacted with the two events with preparing diverse agenda of activities.
During Innovation Week, eight major innovation activities were carried out, and
at the time the Authority launched the digital transformation strategy in the
field of human resources.
In Reading Month, a series of
initiatives and cultural and knowledge events that would enrich the federal
government employees’ knowledge in general and those of the Authority in
particular, and motivating them to read specialized and general, as a culture
and a daily habit.
Khaled Al Mazmi,
Director of Strategy and Future
The Federal Authority for Governmental