The EY Youth Council hosted its inaugural Youth Circle, in collaboration with the Emirates Young People Council, on the Social Progression Index and its potential application to the United Arab Emirates. The EY Youth Council intends to encourage and involve the youth pertaining to social problems while supporting the practices and values of the UAE.
His Excellency Abdulla Nasser Lootah, Director General of the Federal Competitiveness Statistical Authority opened the Young people Circle. Rachel Ellyard, MENA Talent Leader, EY, talked about the importance of the development of the EY Young People Council and just how it will certainly supply a platform to address the issues and difficulties encountering UAE youth today.
Leading the session on the Social Development Index was Michael Green, CEO of the Social Progression Imperative, who stressed the significance of implementing innovative methods to measure economic efficiency beyond the timeless GDP Indicator. The speaker highlighted just how the Social Progression Index is a new player in financial ecological community that might be a video game changer for the economic situation. The discussion revolved around the difficulties in measuring the right social indications to notify plan and decision-making.
Reem Al Nuaimi, Emirates Youth Council member and mediator of the session, said:
" The idea of having an alternative measurement that could assess the status of youth in our country is a sign of hope for growth in various fields to provide youth better possibilities and a much better life. There's never ever a limitation to improvement and the UAE has actually verified timelessly to be on the path to better its residents and itself."
The Emirates Youth Council collaborates with companies to create corporate councils, such as the EY Young People Council, which work as representative arms of youth across the UAE's personal and public industry. Youth Circles, which are arranged by the Emirates Youth Council, are sessions where Emirati youth and delegates are welcomed to go over social problems in the UAE and their potential solutions.