Dubai Pioneers “Future Of Work” Initiative

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Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) has teamed up with the Dubai Government Human Resources Department to introduce the Future of Government Work Accelerators Program. This initiative aims to assist government entities in Dubai in adopting optimal work practices, aligning with evolving workplace transformations and enhancing the city’s preparedness for the future.

In alignment with the objectives of the Dubai Social Agenda 33, launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the program seeks to elevate societal well-being for government sector employees and improve work-life balance.

Administered by Dubai Future Accelerators (DFA), the program will engage 13 government entities, fostering the sharing of best practices and insights to address current and future challenges in government work. Workshops within the program will delve into topics such as automation, talent development, digitization, work-life balance, 21st-century skills, job security, remote work, recruitment strategies, legal structures, and more.

The Future of Government Work Accelerators Program is designed around three primary objectives: consolidating efforts to empower talent in the government sector, understanding challenges and changes affecting government work, and foreseeing significant future challenges in preparing government employees.

Director General of DGHR, His Excellency Abdullah Ali Bin Zayed Al-Falasi, emphasized the department’s commitment to anticipating the future of government work, aligning with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Al-Falasi emphasized the department’s dedication to fostering innovation, building human capacity, and upskilling employees to meet the demands of the future job landscape.

CEO of DFF, His Excellency Khalfan Belhoul, expressed the program’s role in accelerating the development of government work in Dubai, aligning with the leadership’s directives to make the city a global leader in innovative practices within its government sector. The Future of Government Work Accelerators Program is expected to contribute to shaping a comprehensive strategy for the nature and method of government work in the coming decades, marking a pivotal phase in the government’s foresight and planning for the future. The focus remains on staying abreast of challenges and changes to ensure Dubai’s position as one of the world’s most future-ready cities.

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