His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, chaired a meeting where he granted approval for several key initiatives. The council reviewed the progress of government entities in Abu Dhabi and discussed plans, initiatives, and projects that align with government priorities and enhance service frameworks.
During the meeting, His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan gave his endorsement to the Abu Dhabi Family Wellbeing Strategy, the Public Nurseries Project, and the Abu Dhabi Climate Change Strategy.
The Abu Dhabi Family Wellbeing Strategy, led by the Abu Dhabi Department of Community Development, aims to strengthen and empower families, recognizing them as the foundation of a connected, cohesive, and productive society. The strategy will introduce 30 programs focused on enhancing whole-family wellbeing, building financial resilience, empowering nurturing parents, strengthening family bonds, and supporting seniors.
The Public Nurseries Project, led by the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK), will improve access to nursery-level and pre-kindergarten education while promoting national identity and the importance of early-years education in the community. The project will establish 10 new public nurseries in the first phase, providing 4,000 seats and an integrated system of educational programs for children aged three months to 4 years old.
Additionally, the Abu Dhabi Climate Change Strategy, led by the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi, aligns with the UAE’s commitment to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. The strategy aims to reduce carbon emissions in the emirate by 22% compared to 2016, contributing to the UAE’s Net Zero by 2050 Strategic Initiative.
His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan emphasized the importance of prioritizing families and their needs, acknowledging them as drivers of the emirate’s development. He also highlighted the significance of early-years education in building a future-ready generation and expressed confidence that the Abu Dhabi Climate Change Strategy would contribute to the UAE’s efforts to achieve net-zero goals.