Her Excellency Dr Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr, Director General of the Smart Dubai Office (SDO), presented the chapter on satisfied cities from the Global Happiness Policy Report, issued by the World Happiness Council on the sidelines of the 6 th World government Summit, which is happening in Dubai on February 11-13, 2018.
The Council had actually held meeting at the Summit, went to by H.E. Ohood Bint Khalfan Al Roumi, Minister of State for Happiness and Wellbeing, Director General of the Prime Minister's Office at the Ministry of Cupboard Affairs and the Future. The meeting checked into international success stories in different tactical industries, where plans were set to empower cities and nations to make certain the happiness of their citizens.
Bearing the title “Happy Cities in a Smart World”, the chapter is among the seven main sectors covered by the World Happiness Council's mandate. The Council is chaired by Jeffrey Sachs, Professor of Sustainable Development at Columbia University, U.S.A, and receives management assistance from the United Nations' Sustainable Development Solutions Network. The fields include: health, happiness, education, work environments, criteria and indexes, and public policies, along with the “happy cities” sector, headed by Dr Aisha.
At the World Happiness Council's conference, the head of each field presented their own phase. The phases were after that compiled in the Global Happiness Policy Report by Prof. Sachs and the editor of the document, Prof. John F. Helliwell. The record is released by the UN Sustainable Growth Solutions Network at the Global Discussion for Joy Forum on the sidelines of the World Government Summit 2018.
" Promoting happiness and positivity in the community is at the heart of all the Dubai. Federal government's plans and methods," said H.E. Dr Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr. "This aligns with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, Ruler of Dubai, which seeks to build a fully-fledged smart city that prioritises people's happiness and wellness, makes every effort to recognize their needs and aspirations, and uses the world a unique success tale in regards to joy.".
" Our participation in the Global Happiness Policy Report allows us to relay Dubai's experience as a version smart city to the world. With the critical teamwork of all government entities, Dubai has been successful in embedding joy right into the fabric of its society by utilizing sophisticated innovation to save individuals's effort and time and supply them with best-in-class services and way of livings," H.E. Dr Aisha included, introducing the conclusion of the phase on delighted cities in the Global Joy Policy Report, which looks for to highlight the best strategies and action plans to advertise happiness in cities.
The chapter showcases some of one of the most prominent global success tales in smart-city building, including a few of Dubai's successes, such as the Dubai Pulse information platform - the digital backbone of the city - and Dubai Currently, which uses smart solutions through a solitary, quick, seamless and paperless platform, where individuals can complete their purchases with their smartphones without needing to check out service centres. Other instances showcased in the phase consist of the Boston City Performance Index; the community centres in Royal prince Albert, Canada; the open government in Quito, Ecuador; the self-driving shuttle bus in Cefux, France; and the waste administration programme in Seoul, South Korea.
The chapter on satisfied cities is based on the OECD Standards on Gauging Self-Sufficiency, which cover three important elements: Life Evaluation, which reviews the individual's life or details aspects of it; Emotion, which reviews an individual's action to emotional impacts, and Success, which provides a feeling of significance and purpose to life. It likewise goes over smart-city purposes and finest techniques to accomplish happiness through these goals, which are: economy, individuals and society, governance, mobility, setting, and life empowerment.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, Ruler of Dubai, introduced the World Joy Council on March 20, 2017, which accompanied the UN World Joy Day. The Council seeks to review ways to support governments to advertise joy and positivity in society, enhance living standards, fulfill future challenges, and share experiences and finest methods in the field. The World Happiness Council includes famous specialists and executives from the UK, Canada and the United States, as well as the Netherlands, Ecuador and the UAE.