National Media Council Signs MoU with Emirates Foundation for Youth Development to Support Volunteer Work

National Media Council Signs MoU with Emirates Foundation for Youth Development to Support Volunteer Work
22 March 2017 -
  • National Media Council Signs MoU with Emirates Foundation  for Youth Development to Support Volunteer Work
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The National Media Council (NMC) has authorized an MoU with the Emirates Foundation for Youth Growth at the Structure's headquarters to introduce calculated initiatives that support and encourage volunteer job.

The agreement seeks to enhance participation in numerous fields to meet the demands of the Emirati community, and sustains efforts to spread the values of social responsibility and volunteer work as a key device for advancement in the UAE.

NMC's Deputy Director-General, His Excellency Salem Al Amri - that also acts as Commissioner-General of the UAE Pavilion in Expo-2017, Astana - signed the MoU standing for the Council, while Her Excellency Maytha Hamad Al Habsi, Deputy CEO at Emirates Foundation, signed on behalf of the Foundation.

As part of the agreement, the Emirates Foundation for Young people Development will give a group of Emirati volunteers, with its volunteer programme Takatof, to invite and direct visitors at the UAE's Structure in Expo-2017, Astana. The volunteers will work in 2 shifts - one in the early morning and another in the afternoon. The Structure will also choose a manager to monitor the volunteers for the duration of the exhibition.

H.E. Salem Al Amri, stated: "The MoU shows our strategic connection with the Emirates Structure for Young people Development as we collaborated with them very closely during past Expos. The MoU additionally restates our dedication to spreading the society of volunteer operate in UAE society. It is additionally according to our goals to advertise partnerships and partnership across various entities to serve the nation. Such efforts straight support the core worths of the Year of Offering effort, which was introduced by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE. Our collaboration with the Emirates Structure enables us to benefit from the energised young people signed up in the Takatof programme, whom we trust will certainly supply outstanding solutions to visitors of the UAE Structure at Expo-2017, Astana. The Pavilion will certainly be developed and taken care of by the National Media Council, allowing the volunteers to be the UAE's ambassadors and stand for the nation's brilliant future and cultural values."

" Taking part in the exhibition gives the young volunteers with a superb chance to establish their skills and improve their knowledge," H.E. Al Amri added. "This involvement will similarly work as an excellent platform for advertising social exchanges between volunteers and the host nation, enabling them to obtain global experience, while creating a well-informed generation of ambassadors of the UAE."

On her part, Her Excellency, Maytha Hamad Al Habsi, Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Emirates Structure, said: "The UAE is an excellent example that stands for the principles of providing and volunteerism. Our partnership with NMC reflects the vision of the smart leadership of the UAE, which intends to inform our young people and raise their recognition on the relevance of social obligation and voluntary work. At the Emirates Foundation, we believe in the abilities of our young people and their commitment to social engagement, and it is our obligation to enhance their skills and prepare them to be reliable participants of the Emirati community, efficient in adding to developing the country based on the core development objectives of the UAE."

The National Media Council has initiated the interior decoration and installation procedure for the UAE Pavilion at Expo-2017, which is readied to be hosted in the capital of Kazakhstan; Astana, from June 10 till September 11 of this year, under the theme "Future Power". The Council and Emirates Structure agreed to propose and examine extra jobs and partnerships, and established clear goals and implementation schedules for every of them.