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Through multiple initiatives and programmes, and in line with the leadership's vision to provide young people with the skills for the future economy, Abu Dhabi is providing wide-ranging opportunities for next-generation talent.

From skills platforms and training programmes, to youth hubs and support for young entrepreneurs and innovators, youth in Abu Dhabi are being upskilled and enabled to achieve their potential and further strengthen Abu Dhabi's role as a leading global player.

Abu Dhabi Youth Council

Abu Dhabi Youth Council comprises talented young people from a broad spectrum of academic and professional fields, reflecting Abu Dhabi’s growing knowledge economy. Its members act as a voice for youth across the UAE and are helping to launch and implement initiatives and programmes to empower young people.

The 2019-2021 cycle of the council completed 18 projects and initiatives, including the Youth Skills Platform and Next Generation Abu Dhabi, both of which are preparing young people with future-ready skills.

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Abu Dhabi Youth series

The collaboration between Abu Dhabi Government Media Office, Abu Dhabi Youth Council, and Abu Dhabi Media, explores the personal stories of high-achieving Emiratis across a range of industries and professions, from entrepreneurs to scientists and world record-breakers.

Each episode explores their motivation and passion to succeed, and includes advice on self-motivation in order to inspire fellow young Emiratis to strive for excellence and to encourage social participation.

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Youth 4 Sustainability

Youth 4 Sustainability (Y4S) is a platform under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Office, that supports the development of youth to become the sustainability leaders of tomorrow.

Aligned with the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals and the UAE’s national strategy, Y4S has introduced a series of programmes focused on students and young entrepreneurs, including Sustainability Ambassadors and Future Sustainability Leaders.

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Youth Skills Platform

Launched by the Abu Dhabi Youth Council, the Youth Skills Platform provides training and educational opportunities by collaborating with leading private and public organisations and academic institutions to help youth to develop their skills and adapt to future changes.

About Abu Dhabi

A diverse and globally connected city, the capital of the United Arab Emirates is home to more than 200 nationalities. It is an aspiring global financial centre, a growing innovation hub, a leading energy producer, and a world-class tourist destination and cultural centre.

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Living and working in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi combines an unparalleled quality of life with an innovation-led business environment, making it one of the best places in the world to live and work.

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Visit Abu Dhabi

Visitors to Abu Dhabi will find breathtaking landscapes, including islands, desert, mangroves, fossil dunes, oases and wadis (valleys). The emirate also hosts word-class events and entertainment, and is home to thrilling theme parks and attractions, as well as awe-inspiring museums.

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