What we've done


Emiratisation in Financial Sector

Lead entity
Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation
Challenge (before)
In 100 days, we will have 1,000 Emirati Nationals employed in across the Financial sector, of which 80% will be in their posts by 28th February 2017 
1,080 Emirati Nationals signed employment contracts across the Financial sector. Total of 814 candidates in their posts as of 28th February 2017 
Participating Entities
  • Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies
  • Insurance Authority
  • UAE Central Bank 
This challenge contributes to achieving the Decent Work and Economic Growth SDG 

Other achivements


Breast Cancer Screening

Ministry of Health and Prevention

Screened 2,202 women over 40 for breast cancer in Fujairah

Enrollment in Kindergartens

Ministry of Education

Enrolled 100% of Emirati children wishing to register in public kindergartens in Dubai


Ministry of Economy

By January 15th, the number of patents filed in UAE increased by 27 patents

Venture Capital Law

Ministry of Economy

Approving and Issuing the VC law within 50 days 

Improving air quality

Ministry of Climate Change and the Environment

Improved air quality at a rate equivalent to removing 449,960 cars of the streets

Reducing Death Rates from Road Accidents

Ministry of Interior

Reduced road deaths on 5 most dangerous roads by 63% and saved 24 lives