His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, “may God preserve him”, in his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, issued Decree No. 27 of 2021 forming the “Emirati Human Resources Development Council in Dubai”, to include in its membership representatives from the two government sectors. And in a way that contributes to following up on the implementation of plans, policies and programs aimed at developing, developing and employing Emirati human capital in the private sector, and measuring the extent of progress achieved in their implementation.. In an effort to enhance the process of development and upgrading the Emirati human resources development system, and raise the level of participation of Emirati cadres in various fields Vital and strategic sectors.
In implementation of this decree, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, issued Council Resolution No. 21 of 2021 appointing the Chairman and members of the Emirati Human Resources Development Council in Dubai, headed by His Excellency Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri and the membership of each of : Director General of the Dubai Government Human Resources Department, Vice President, Director General of the Department of Economic Development in Dubai, Director General of the Knowledge and Human Development Authority in Dubai, Director General of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Secretary General of the Free Zones Council in the Emirate of Dubai, Director of Dubai University, and Director of the University Zayed, and three members, one representative for each of Emirates NBD, Emirates Airlines, and Al Futtaim Group, provided that the representatives of the board members are named by their officials, and the job level of each member is not less than the rank of an executive director or the like.
The Council aims, in accordance with Decree No. 27 of 2021, to create a reference body that represents the authorities concerned with the development of Emirati human resources in the private sector in Dubai, and to ensure that there is an attractive and stimulating environment in it to attract Emirati human resources, and to ensure that the educational outcomes of Emirati students are aligned with the requirements of the market. Work in the Emirate according to the strategic priority sectors.
The decree defined the functions of the Emirati Human Resources Development Council in Dubai, the most important of which are: drawing strategic directions for the development of human resources for Emiratis in the private sector, setting strategic plans to achieve the desired goals and results from the formation of the council, defining action plans, and proposing and reviewing policies and legislation that ensure the achievement of objectives. desired by the formation of the Council or affecting the development of Emirati human resources in the private sector.
The council is also responsible for coordinating and cooperating with employers in the strategic sectors in the private sector to raise the percentage of Emiratis working in them, setting and developing programs and policies supporting this, developing programs and policies for guidance and career planning in coordination with the concerned authorities, as well as developing guidance programs for Emiratis to increase the rate of engagement and participation in the market Working in the private sector, coordinating with the concerned authorities to provide appropriate job opportunities, adopting and developing initiatives, projects and programs related to the rehabilitation, training, employment and development of Emirati human resources in the private sector, in accordance with international best practices, preparing studies and research, submitting proposals, and issuing bulletins and statistics that help In drawing up strategies for the development and development of Emirati human resources.
The decree defined the functions of the Dubai Government Human Resources Department, most notably updating the human resources development strategy for Emiratis and the Emiratisation strategy, human capital development and planning, manpower planning and human capital employment by surveying the needs of the labor market and strategic sectors at the emirate level.
The Human Resources Department also undertakes the tasks of studying and proposing amendments to social and civil service policies in coordination with the concerned authorities, and studying and proposing amendments to labor policies and regulations in the Emirate.
The decree separated the functions of the Knowledge and Human Development Authority to undertake the refinement of the outputs of education, rehabilitation and training, in connection with educational institutions and the labor market in the emirate, and in a manner that contributes to enabling the Council to achieve its objectives and carry out the functions entrusted to it under this decree and the decisions issued pursuant thereto, and to develop a database of Emirati students in all The stages of education in accordance with the requirements of planning in coordination with the department, and work with the concerned authorities in the country to develop the quality of educational outputs of all kinds and stages for Emirati students, in a manner consistent with the requirements of the labor market.
The authority’s tasks also include preparing the necessary studies to harmonize the outputs of education with the needs of the labor market in coordination with the concerned authorities, developing academic and professional guidance programs and policies for Emirati students, submitting them to the Executive Council of the Emirate of Dubai for approval, and working with higher and vocational education institutions and training institutes to ensure the availability of academic and training programs Required for qualifying Emiratis working and entering the labor market, and developing programs that support their enrollment in those institutions in coordination with the Dubai Government Human Resources Department.
The decree obligates individuals and entities, including educational, vocational and training institutions and private sector institutions, to cooperate fully with the UAE Human Resources Development Council, and to provide it with the data, statistics, information and studies it requests, which it deems necessary to enable it to achieve its goals.
The Chairman of the Executive Council of the Emirate of Dubai shall issue the necessary decisions to implement the provisions of this Decree, and any provision in any other legislation shall be repealed to the extent that it contradicts its provisions. Decree No. 27 of 2021 and Dubai Executive Council Resolution No. 21 of 2021 are published in the Official Gazette, and they come into force from the date of their publication.