GoDubai
  
  
  
  
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 >> Travel, Tourism and Hotels

 
  Share

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 5911 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
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
AIGNER Love
New Year, New Skincare!
Signature Scents for Your Home
Spring/Summer 18' Beauty Picks from Missha Cosmetics
5 Different Types of Denim and How to Wear Them
Mido's Baroncelli Prisma - A sparkling play of prisms enhanced by 51 diamonds'
The Trésor Collection
Seamaster Olympic Games Collection
The Balmain de Balmain Moon Phase Collection - loves personalisation to the moon...
Tommy Hilfiger Announces Fall 2017 Watches Collection
Malabar Gold & Diamonds strengthens its global position as a leading jewellery r...
“12th Edition of SNF's Family Fun Fair”
Sophie's Café brings all the goodness to Barsha Neighbourhood
ESC's INDIASOFT to Bring Over 400 ICT Foreign Buyers To Bengaluru
CG of India declared Champion at the 2nd Diplomat Cricket Cup by Skyline Univers...
HydroPeptide Launches Nimni Cream in UAE
LG to Launch UltraFine 5k Display Tailored for Mac Users
Womenswear Preview and Showroom Connection: WHITE Man & Woman's Formula Bets on ...
Bioré's Baking Soda Range
EUROSTAR presents seven global tech majors at CABSAT 2018
Defender Lives on: Land Rover Launches V8 Edition To Celebrate 70th Anniversary
Nissan reaffirms importance of electrification at World Future Energy Summit
Dubai Tour team line-up announced: 16 teams of seven riders at the start
Pure Gold Jewellers Unveils Collection of Special Edition Diamond Pendants for V...
LG Electronics Earns CES 2018 Best TV Product Honors for LG AI OLED TV
Masdar Institute and Cleanergy Partner in Research on Thermal Energy Storage for...
Dubai Outlet Mall celebrates DSF 2018 with amazing attractions for shoppers
Bleu Blanc by David Myers announces its Friday Brunch and unique spa and dine Va...
Go the extra mile this Valentine's Day with Robinsons
His Highness Sheikh Hasher bin Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum Visits du's Stand on ...
Gifts for Valentine's Day at Hour Choice
Dubai's Star Business Centre becomes the first commercial centre to accept crypt...
Ahlan Business Class Lounge by Dubai International Hotel wins Priority Pass Midd...
HH Sheikh Hasher Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum opens CABSAT 2018
2018 ‘Camel Trek' of the UAE embarks from ‘Empty Quarter' in Abu Dhabi
Masdar unveils locally manufactured all-electric Eco-Bus at Abu Dhabi Sustainab...
IRENA Commission to analyse how energy transformation driven by renewables will ...
IHG® partners with Global EVRT for ‘Electric Vehicle Road Trip Middle East 2018'
UAE Team Emirates to Take on Vuelta a San Juan in Second Race of 2018 Season
Is this Abu Dhabi's Most Lavish Valentine's Day Deal?
Toyota and Lexus on a mission to drive decarbonized mobility at Abu Dhabi's Worl...
Under the patronage of H. H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, 8th Emirates ...
Emirates signs agreement for up to 36 additional A380s
11th World Future Energy Summit Opens its Doors in Abu Dhabi
Major Business Deals Announced on Day Two of World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi
Dimitrov Leads the Hunt for Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Title
Launching Scheme of Projects and Initiatives that Enforce Water and Electricity ...
H.E Dr. Thani Alzeyoudi, Minister, Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, U...
Autonomous vehicle specialist NAVYA to realise expansion of Masdar City sustain...
Longlist, judges and dates announced for International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2018