Federal Youth Authority organizes the first Emirati-Israeli virtual youth circle

The first Emirati-Israeli virtual youth circle has been organized by The Federal Youth Authority that focused on the need for the consolidation of the values of tolerance, peaceful coexistence, respect for cultural pluralism, and mutual dialogue between religions, beliefs.

The virtual youth circle participants

The youth circle held with the International Day for Tolerance was moderated by the researcher and an awarded of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, Sheikha Majida bint Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum,  Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Chairperson of the Federal Youth Authority, Her Excellency Shamma bint Suhail Faris Al Mazrui, and Chief of the Jewish community in the UAE, Rabbi Yehuda Sarna, with the participation of youth from the UAE and Israel.

The virtual youth circle topics

The virtual circle discussed various topics of interest, including mathematics, arts, political sciences, science, technology, engineering, entrepreneurship, tolerance, peaceful coexistence, and making the future.

Sheikha Majida said This virtual youth circle is an example of the importance of cooperation and dialogue, not only in the region but also in the world, and our goal is to learn about the common goals and challenges facing young people in the region and to benefit and gain knowledge and learn from each other.

Her Excellency Shamma Al Mazrui noted We aim to work together to explore ways to move forward towards a prosperous and better future and open a new chapter in which we will learn about new cultures, and have a common opportunity in the UAE and Israel.

Emirates Youth Council initiative

The Youth Circles is an initiative governed by Emirates Youth Council which was launched by Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to inspire youth-centric dialogue across various groups for sustainable engagement with youth around the world to shape innovative solutions for global challenges.

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