Dubai Municipality concluded the 3rd People of Determination Happiness Forum organised at Children’s City Theater with the theme, “Easy Access.”
Ahmed Al Badwawi, Director of Knowledge Management Department said that the forum supports “My community is a place for all” initiative, aimed at transforming Dubai into a city friendly for the People of Determination as well as the UAE Government directives to empower them by ensuring their active participation in a society aware of the values of life and dignity, in addition to reflecting the keenness of Dubai Municipality to achieve its strategy for the People of Determination.
During the forum, a detailed presentation was made on the Dubai Universal Design Code project, which deals with accessibility standards for the People of Determination in buildings.
The forum witnessed the participation of five governmental bodies in the country, including Dubai Club for People of Determination, Abu Dhabi City Municipality, DEWA, Community Development Authority, and Ajman Municipality and Planning Department, to showcase their experiences in the area of accessibility of People of Determination to facilities, services and information as well as the best practices applied, in addition to the personal involvement of the People of Determination in transferring their experiences.
Dubai Municipality has always endeavored to accomplish its mission and consolidate its achievements to support the category of the People of Determination through their integration with all segments of the society, providing equal opportunities to develop their abilities and potentials, enhancing community commitment towards persons of this category, and intensifying efforts to promote services aimed at them as well as ensuring their effective participation with the community, promote community commitment with all groups, and make the city friendly to the People of Determination.