Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >>


Dubai, UAE, 03 January 2018:  The UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) hosted a highly constructive Youth Circle entitled ‘Youth & Sustainability in Aviation' in conjunction with the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Emirates Engineering in one of Emirates' maintenance hangars at Dubai International Airport. The Circle was attended by around 70 young people from the UAE representing a range of technical and managerial backgrounds in the aviation sector. The aim of the gathering was to discuss issues that young Emiratis face in building sustainable careers the aviation sector and propose potential solutions for the issues raised. 

The group discussed a number of topics relating to sustainable career development, as well as the future of the aviation sector in the UAE more widely. Specifically discussed were a number of initiatives to more closely align education with potential careers in aviation and programs to encourage Emirati youth to take up more technical and non-technical sector jobs;. the main outcomes from the discussion was to stablish ‘Youth Aviation Council' which was proposed by GCAA and to include a course about civil aviation in national service program

The Aviation Youth Circle was attended by H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates airline and Group, H.E. Shamma Al Mazroui, Minister of Youth and H.E. Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director General of the GCAA.
H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates airline and Group said:“ It is vital that we encourage more young Emiratis to have flourishing careers in the Aviation sector in the UAE. It is a crucial part of our economy making up around 15% of our Nation's GDP. Whilst we have made remarkable strides in the last few decades, we must secure its future and make sure this continues by attracting more young people to the sector.”    

H.E. Shamma Al Mazroui, Minister of Youth said: “Young people are our future, so by listening to the youth of today and empowering them, we are building a platform for achieving excellence in the future. Youth Circles provide an important forum for our youth to communicate in an open and honest way with our companies and our leaders.” 

H.E. Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director General of the GCAA, said: “The Youth Circle has been a highly constructive gathering and I am very excited by the talent, passion and ability of our young people. To build a sustainable future for the aviation sector in the UAE we need to continue to invest in a number of key areas. One of the most important of these areas is educating and engaging our young people so that they have the means, skills and expertise to build flourishing careers.” 

Many issues related to youth in civil aviation, were discussed during the circle such as pivotal challenges that lead to the lack of youth enrollment in Aviation related majors and Ideal methodology that will enable us to keep up with the educational processes with the needs and demands of the aviation sector. Additionally to the ways to elevate the efficiency of aviation major graduates, to qualify them for fieldwork.

During the Circle a number of the UAE's brightest youth were honored for their contributions to the aviation sector so that they could serve as an example and inspiration for young people across the Nation. Also contributing to the success of the event were attendees from Etihad Airlines, Emirates, FlyDubai, Abu Dhabi Department of Transport, Dubai Civil Aviation, RAK Civil Aviation, airport security - Dubai police, Abu Dhabi airports, Strata, and a number of higher technology Colleges from across the UAE. 

The Youth Circles initiative governed by Emirates Youth Council and Launched by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, is designed to inspire youth-centric dialogue across a variety of areas for sustainable engagement with young people and to shape innovative solutions for global challenges. The Circles represent different genders, fields and age groups participate in a dialogue; each participant has equal opportunity to express and share opinion to shape a solution or a policy. 


Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 8924 times
Posted on : Wednesday, January 3, 2018  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Emirates to operate special A380 flight to Kuwait for UAE supporters to attend Arabian Gulf Cup fina...
Next Story : Etihad Airport Services Ground Prepares for the Future with Key Emirati Appointments
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers


Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Top Perfume Picks for Mother's Day @ Glambeaute.com
Filorga Launches Lift Range
Nissan's e-POWER technology wins environmental award
The Global Sensation UFO Lands in Europe at Cosmoprof 2018
Discover the MISA Cho Gong Jin Oriental and Herbal Skincare Range from Missha
Drink yourself to looking younger with Skinade
The V-Tox Facial by Linda Meredith Skincare
Mother's Day Offer from Blush N Curls Salon
It's Mother's Day!
Corporate Power Dressing redefined at Kachins Signature
Al-Futtaim Honda launches 10th generation Honda Accord
The only line you'll love in your face – your perfect jawline!
GMC sets a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title in partnership with Abu Dhabi Police
ba&sh's Spring-Summer collection 2018
OMEGA Launches its NATO Strap “Pop-Up Boutique” in Paris
Raymond Weil introduces the Maestro Blues
Top Picks for Babies & Kids @ Glambeaute.com
GUESS Unveils the Kids Spring 2018 Collection and Campaign
Cadillac Alghanim kicks off world-class opportunity in Kuwait
A Meet & Greet with the Pakistani Cricket Sensation Umar Akmal
Beyond Beauty partners with Platinum Records to position teen sensation Hala Al ...
The Spring Summer 18 Womenswear Collection
Milan-san Remo a Dream Target as Uae Team Emirates Announce Super-seven Line Up
IKEA launches the OMEDELBAR limited-edition collection!
Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation Attracts 1200 Emirati Job Seekers at Careers...
Samsung Mother's Day Blurbs 2018
The Collection by Phuong Dang
Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Inaugurates SIKK...
Join the UAEs first Women's Warrior Challenge.
Scuderia Ferrari Father & Son Gift Set
From Jade to Diamond
SOUQ welcomes 3M's innovative products to serve everyday customer needs
Chloé Reinterprets the Iconic “Carlina” Sunglass With an Exclusive Twist Motif
The era of Quiet Rebels
Lufthansa Group achieves best result in its history
Agreement signed in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Na...
Business of beauty goes green at Beautyworld Middle East 2018 as Natural & Organ...
2XL launches “Caspar” living room collection in grey
Dubai WoodShow takes off with more than 300 exhibitors from 55 countries and six...
Galeries Lafayette Le Gourmet Food Fest returns back to City Walk
10 Must-see Activities at Dubai International Horse Fair This Week
TAG Heuer Continues its Automotive Legacy On & Off the Track with 3 New Contempo...
Turkish Airlines Closes Airbus and Boeing Orders
Blackberry® Keyone Bronze Edition Available Now in the Middle East
The Bremont 1918 Limited Edition Collection
LACOSTE reveals a new feminine watch collection - the Kea family!
Keventers unveils Kids Special Menu for Mother's Day
Emirati woman grabs first place in women's category of 18th Fazza Open Champions...
Boss watches presents Magnitude collection – a new angle on time!